McMaster University

McMaster University

Immigration Procedures for New Foreign Faculty Members and Postdoctoral Fellows

Welcome to McMaster University and Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.  The following information is directed to foreign candidates who are offered employment from McMaster for a faculty position or for one of the staff positions listed below.

Depending on the type of appointment offered, there may be different immigration requirements. Select your appointment type from the list below for an outline of immigration information.

If your appointment is to continue beyond the expiry date of the current work permit, please review the following information:

Useful information on Immigrating to Canada is available on the Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials website.


If you require further assistance, please contact Barb Eftekhari, (, Manager, Faculty Appointments & Records, Office of the Provost, ext. 23065 or Jen Caruk, (, Coordinator, Academic Appointments and Records, Office of the Provost, ext. 24665.

Faculty of Health Sciences faculty contacts are Rebecca Collier, (, Faculty Secretary, Health Sciences, ext. 22175 or Deborah Miller, (, Faculty Relations, Health Sciences, ext. 24063.

Last Update: April 14, 2014

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