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Staff Resources

This site provides documentation of the department's operations and is meant to be a useful tool for administrative staff to perform the necessary functions of their job.

Staff Appointments

Staff are an integral part of the BioE Department, offering a high-level of support for all types of academic and department-related business endeavors. Visit the following pages for detailed information on the different appointment types: 

Administrative/Managerial/Technical Staff [Non-Academic Employees]

Academic Staff-Researcher [Academic Employees]

Temporary/Casual Staff 


Visiting Appointments

On occasion, researchers and students from other academic institutions or from industry join BioE for limited periods of time to perform research or other educational activities. Visit the following pages for detailed information on the different visitor appointment types:

Visiting Scholars

Visiting Student Researchers

Short-term Visitor [1-2 weeks]

Buy & Pay

Resources for common financial activities for administrative staff supporting faculty labs.

Pcard/Business Expense

Commonly Used Expenditure Types

Common Business Purpose Justifications

How to guidelines/links: PO, non-catalog orders 

Postdoctoral Scholars

Postdoctoral scholars are students who have obtained a PhD within the last three years and have been invited to work with a BioE faculty member (for a maximum of five years). Visit the following pages for detailed information on inviting a postdoctoral scholar to join BioE:

Guidelines to Inviting a Postdoctoral Scholar

Office of Postdoctoral Affairs 

The Bechtel International Center [scholars that require visa sponsorship]

Student Administration

The BioE Student Services team provides guidance to students from when they first matriculate to when they graduate. During that process, they also provide and support opportunities for creating community among the student population. Visit the following pages for detailed information on student related topics: 

Degree Progress 

Graduate Funding & Fellowships

Research Assistant 

Graduate Student Support Form 

Student Intern & Volunteer Guidelines

Hosting a High School Intern Guidelines


Important BioE Forms, Links & Info

Stanford Administrative Guide

Stanford University Job Application

H-1B Employee Visa Process

Employment Authorization (I-9) Form