Running application deadline
PhD students and postdocs with protracted illness may apply for a prolongation of their enrollment at the PhD School at the Faculty of Health Sciences or their employment, respectively. A prolongation may be granted if the illness is for a period of a minimum of three consecutive weeks, and if it is estimated that the spell of sickness will lead to a delay of the project.
A prolongation of the employment will lead to additional expenditures for the employer consisting of the difference between the salary for the PhD student or the postdoc and the reimbursement for illness which the employer will receive from the municipality.
In order to avoid an unreasonable strain of the budget of some research units, the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Southern Denmark (SDU) and the Odense University Hospital (OUH) have agreed to cover expenses for the difference between the salary for the PhD student or the postdoc and the reimbursement for illness.
It falls on the Department of Clinical Research at SDU to handle consequences of the absence, including any additional expenditure, when the PhD student or the postdoc is employed at SDU and financed by either:
Please contact the Department of Clinical Research in the above cases.
It falls on OUH the handle consequences of the absence, including any additional expenditure, when:
In these particular cases, please apply for coverage from the OUH Research Fund by submitting the below to email@example.com:
Decision on the application will be forwarded within two weeks.
Please forward questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note that the Act of sickness benefit regarding documentation requirements, interviews regarding of sickness absence, and initiatives of staff retention is also applicable for the employer and the PhD student or the postdoc during the period of absence due to illness.
Siden er sidst opdateret: 25-01-2021 af Odense Universitetshospital.