PhD candidates can apply for extended employment due to Covid-19

PhD candidates employed by the Faculty who have been significantly and genuinely delayed due to the corona situation, can now, in a second round, apply for extended employment.

The MN faculty now invites PhD candidates who have been significantly and genuinely delayed in their PhD project due to the corona situation to apply for an extension. The reasons for the delay may e.g. be limited access to international laboratories, or if a particular burden of care has hindered research progressionPlease read UiO’s guidelines before you apply.

Applying for extended employment

Only doctoral research fellows employed by the Faculty can apply for extended employment. The applicant must describe / outline what has been delayed, the reason(s) for the delay, and the consequences the delay has had for the PhD project. Please also describe how you have adapted the project plan to the corona situation. When using the online form, a statement / assessment from the main supervisor must be uploaded confirming that the fellow is delayed and the number of weeks the fellow has been delayed.

Online forms for each department

All applications will be individually processed.

Doctoral fellows who have already applied for an extension due to delays related to the corona situation, can only apply for a new extension if new circumstances have arisen which may give grounds for extension.

Currently, there are three application deadlines

  • 16 June 2021
  • 16 August 2021
  • 16 November 2021

Please apply well in advance of your current end date.

From 2022 onwards: please contact your main supervisor if you have been delayed due to the corona situation. Your application will be handled in accordance with regular routines at your department.

Published June 4, 2021 9:52 AM - Last modified June 4, 2021 9:55 AM