Coronainfo PhD/Postdoc

Your contact persons

About your PhD or qualification project

Please keep in close dialog with your main supervisor to discuss the progression or your PhD project, possible implementation of Plan B, work related delays connected to closed laboratories and cancelled/ delayed field work etc.  

For questions about sick-leave

Please contact the leader that holds the personnel responsibility for you at NMBU.

For external employed PhD candidates

If you are a PhD student at NMBU, but employed at an external institution, company or similar, you should contact your employer if you have questions about sick-leave or delays due to closed laboratories and cancelled/ delayed field work etc. Please also keep up a tight dialog with your supervisor(s) at NMBU. 

Extension of employment period

PhD candidates and post doctoral fellows whose progress has been hindered by the Corona virus outbreak may have the right to an extension of their employment period. An extension may be granted if significant obstacles to progress due to the Corona virus outbreak can be demonstrated.

Grounds for an extension are set out in the provisions below, in accordance with the regulations for conditions of employment of PhD Candidates:

  • Leave of absence
  • Care for children/ close family members
  • Leave of absence in order to undertake short-term research or teaching positions
  • The appointing body may, in exceptional cases, grant an extension where circumstances have hindered progression within the doctoral programme (for example closed laboratories and cancelled/ delayed field work)

Instructions for how to apply for such an extension are as follows:

Registration in the HR-Portal (UBW)

Please see information on the central corona web pages. The information is found under the heading: Leave of Absence and Vacation.

Registration of work related delays connected to closed laboratories and cancelled/ delayed field work etc.

Please contact your main supervisor and or the PhD coordinator at the faculty.

Guidelines for Holding a Public Defence

Please see information on the central corona web pages. Click on the appropriate index for easy access to the topic on the web page.

Published 20. April 2021 - 8:02 - Updated 26. April 2021 - 8:57