SoDoC was established on 1 February 2016. The purpose of SoDoC is to secure the interests of PhD candidates as well as postdoctoral researchers at NMBU. The organization handles issues of common interest these groups.
- Study conditions and professional interests
- Economic interests
- Social benefits
- Rights and duties at the University
- Research ethics and issues
- Regarding science and society
- Social events for improved contact
All registered PhD candidates and post docs at NMBU may become members of SoDoC. Members are free to join relevant trade unions and promote doctoral issues through these forums as well.
SoDoc has a board consisting of a leader, a social leader, an academic leader, a treasurer, a scretary and a webmaster. The board are elected on the yearlt annual meeting.
The six SoDoc core board members gets a cash compensation according to the following regulations. The rules are new and apply from 1 January 2021.
Core board members
|Leader||1 month salary|
|Social leader||0,7 month salary|
|Academic leader||0,4 month salary|
|Treasurer||0,3 month salary|
|Secretary||0,3 month salary|
|Webmaster||0,3 month salary|
|SUM||3 month salary|
The compensations are taxable and are paid out annually in February (in arrears).
The compensations are financed by central funds (via the Research Support Office).