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Challenges in Research

As an international faculty member, you face some additional challenges to conducting your research. Here are some suggestions for overcoming those hurdles, gathered from your peers.

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Prajukti (Juk) Bhattacharyya. Photo courtesy of Juk.

Funding

Some granting agencies only make their funds available to U.S. citizens or permanent residents.

International travel

After you have applied for lawful permanent resident status, you aren't supposed to leave the U.S. until your case is decided.

Recruiting graduate students

This can be challenging for any new faculty member. Successful strategies include:


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