To view the internal Research Office website, click here.
The Department employs around 250 contract researcher staff and hosts around 300 visitors/embedded researchers.
Jane Hunter, Diana Eddy,
Nick Northrop and
process all of the paperwork associated with contract research staff recruitment,
They also process paperwork associated with visiting academics, visiting students and embedded researchers.
Advice for new staff and visitors, including information on banks, healthcare, accommodation, taxes, and schools is available in the informal guide
Useful information for new arrivals.
The Research Office has produced a guide to Visitor/Embedded Researcher visas: www.eng.cam.ac.uk/research_office/Visitor_visas.pdf
To determine whether an applicant requires a visa to work in the UK please visit the UK Boarder Agency Website at: http://www.ukvisas.gov.uk/en/doineedvisa/
The Research Office assists in the application of Certificates of Sponsorship for Tier 2 and Tier 5 visas only.
The application for Tier 1 (Post Study) and Tier 1 (General) visas are the responsibility of the individual applying.
When you receive your official letter of invitation/appointment you will be asked to contact the Research Office as soon as you know
your arrival date. We will make a registration appointment for you. This appointment will be held in the Research Office
which is located in the Baker building on the Trumpington Road site, room BEO-26. Please bring your passport / visa / id card as appropriate, to this initial meeting.