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Professors and Postdocs - attending conferences throughout the semester

The problems that can arise involve teaching schedules and lab management. The latter can usually be handled for some days by delegating to subordinates. For teaching, however, there are a couple of ...
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Leaving postdoc for another one

There is no need for it to be interpreted as burning bridges if you present it to your current PI as an unlooked for opportunity and not as dissatisfaction. Don't leave work unfinished, though, if you ...
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When is a reference asked to submit a recommendation letter during postdoc hiring?

You should check the job announcement, presumably at jobbnorge.no, and see what kinds of documents it lists over there. If they do not ask for letters of recommendation at that stage, then they do not;...
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Postdoc extension

"Fair" is not of relevance here. Honesty may be. If could be that your PI actually at that point did not have funding for more than one year and obtained the funding for the other person ...
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Postdoc extension

I think that trying to "force" your PI into extending your contract with quasi-legal arguments is going to be unsuccessful. You weren't forced into your current situation. Instead, you can ...
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Postdoc extension

what conditions my position can be extend?? This depends on your contract, there is no one-size-fits all answer. But the general rule of thumb is: it is up to your advisor. My PI have few grant that ...
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From these two options, which one is better toward becoming a Professor in a high-ranking university?

Actually, neither is better, or worse. The goal, while extremely unlikely to be met (statistically), can be achieved in either scenario, but will depend on other things, not the particular choice here....
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