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Are there grants that work at any accredited university?

I understand that NSF grants are transferable by PIs and co-PIs with consent of NSF and the original receiving institution. I’ve only had one employee go through this process for a grant he was a co-...
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Are there grants that work at any accredited university?

Yes, such funding possibilities exist although the situation is different between postdocs and tenured professors. For postdocs for example the Humboldt Foundation offers the Humboldt Research ...
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How to decline a postdoc offer after accepting it?

Here is a sample email you can send: Dear Prof [insert his name], Thanks again for offering me a position in your lab. However, I've been offered another position which more closely aligns with my ...
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How to decline a postdoc offer after accepting it?

This is a difficult situation, and I am not sure if I would choose the "really prestigious university" over a "brilliant postdoc mentor" (e.g. a post doctoral fellowship with ...
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Recommendation letter and conflict of interest

Probably, depends on how much they invested to get that opportunity for you. I want to believe it will not go too far but you may lose any privilages that you might have. Not unless they hold grudge ...
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What is difference between PhD and Postdoc?

This is akin to asking what's the difference between research master's and PhD, or Assistant to associate professor. A postdoc, is the next level after PhD (though not a necessary one). This is the ...
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Sending your potential advisors your preprint that you have not posted on arXiv

Yes, there should be no problem with this. People in general are honest as well as helpful. Presumably you are applying to people with a solid reputation and you have already explored that. Don't send ...
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Recommendation letter and conflict of interest

The answer to the second half of your first question heavily depends on the personal traits of your adviser. Both jealousy and magnanimity are natural and widespread human traits and without knowing a ...
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Recommendation letter and conflict of interest

A wise, honorable, respectable postdoc advisor will recognize that for someone in your position it is absolutely necessary to consider all avenues for remaining and thriving in academia if it is your ...
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Can an associate professor be a postdoc supervisor

Assuming you don't mean a part time faculty member, yes, it it possible. The only real issue is whether she has, or can obtain, funding to support you. Supervising a postdoc would be a boost to her ...
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Does the Newton International Fellowship holder can get an extra salary from the host organization?

Whether or not the Royal Society would allow you to receive additional salary on top of the NIF stipend I cannot say with any degree of certainty. However, regardless I don't think there is any reason ...
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Finding Post doc position during last year of PhD

I felt in your situation so many times. I would say what worked for me, start looking at the requirements and skills of positions that attract you (the earlier the better), even post-docs. The more ...
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UK visa- does certificate of sponsorship still necessary when your postdoc salary covered by a outside institution?

Your case is a bit unusual and you may want to consult an immigration lawyer. I am not a lawyer and this is not a legal advice. The admin team in your host University is likely specialised in Study ...
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UK visa- does certificate of sponsorship still necessary when your postdoc salary covered by a outside institution?

Yes, it is needed, as far as I know, for your visa application (you must have your sponsor on the visa I believe). As for the type of visa, it is probably "skilled" visa, or "talent&...
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Are Norwegian advertised salaries net or gross?

I don't know about Norway in general, but all the adds I have seen from UiO give the gross salary. In addition to online tax calculators (they're usually accurate, you would expect to pay ~25-30% tax ...
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Are Norwegian advertised salaries net or gross?

How much taxes you pay usually depends on individual factors (that you do not have to share), therefore the advertised salary is in general gross. Gross salary depends as well on individual factors, ...
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Doing a postdoc with your advisor's collaborators

I see three issues. First, your advisor is correct that working with a wider set of collaborators is good for you. Good for your mental and career development. The advisor seems to express this in ...
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Is there any required number of years of experience before getting TVL-14 in Germany?"

There is no "number of years" requirement for getting payscale E14. E14 is distinguished from E13 by a different job profile (such as more responsibilities and more challenging duties, which ...
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