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Information for International Employees

Office of International Programs
Division of Equity, Diversity and Global Outreach

Deborah Maertens, Assistant Director of Faculty Immigration

Welcome! We’re glad you are considering joining us. For those of you already here, we thank you for your contributions and wish you an enjoyable, productive experience at NDSU.

North Dakota State University hosts numerous international scholars and employs international faculty and staff from across the globe. Approximately thirty percent of new tenure-track faculty hires each year are international persons. Additionally, we employ many international researchers and host numerous visiting scholars who contribute to our world-class research environment. 

The faculty and scholar services staff within the Office of International Programs is responsible for assisting with immigration for all international individuals who are at NDSU for employment purposes. Deborah Maertens, the Assistant Director of Faculty Immigration, has over ten years of experience managing immigration matters for an average of 200 individuals per year at NDSU on visiting scholar and temporary work visas (J-1, H-1B, TN, O-1). She also assists with the preparation and filing of permanent residency for those individuals being sponsored for employment-based green cards at NDSU. 

If you have been verbally offered a position at NDSU, or invited by a faculty member to conduct temporary scholarly research, please complete the “Candidate Data” form and return it via fax or e-mail to:

Deborah Maertens, Office of International Programs, NDSU
Fax: 701-231-1014

Contact Information

Deborah Maertens
Assistant Director of Faculty Immigration
Phone: (701) 231-7895
Fax: (701) 231-1014

Office of International Programs
Memorial Union 116
Dept 2040 - P.O. Box 6050,  Fargo, ND 58108   U.S.A.
Phone: +1.701.231.7895 Fax: +1.701.231.1014

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Office of International Student and Study Abroad Services
North Dakota State University
Phone: +1 (701) 231-7895 - Fax: +1 (701) 231-1014
Campus address: Memorial Union 116
Physical/delivery address: 1401 Administration Ave / Memorial Union 116, Fargo, ND  58102
Page manager: International Student and Study Abroad Services

Last Updated: Thursday, March 13, 2014 10:19:32 AM