I am all set to start a J1 waiver job this summer as an Asst Professor. I was thinking that may be by the end of 3 years, I will start looking into GC options which apparently takes a long time.
My attorney advised me to try utilizing the university's competitive recruitment route which can enable be to get a GC as I complete the waiver years. I don't think many people know about this. How about the attorneys? I was hoping to get the experts advice? Is it a doable thing for an early career physician. After the waiver paper work, I don't have the stamina to initiate another complex process unless the experts feel like its doable and worth a shot, esp since I'll have to push the uni into doing this for me very soon (18 months from job offer is the deadline)
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