Human Resources- Brief Extension Period for Postdoctoral Fellows nearing the end of their 5 year window


Published: 4Apr2020

Enrollment services is allowing a brief extension of one to two months for postdoctoral fellows who are nearing the end of their 5 year window. 

  • During the extension period, postdoctoral fellows will be registered as Postdoctoral Research Trainees.
  • Foreign Nationals would need a valid work permit with an expiry date covering the extension dates.

If you have any postdoctoral fellows that fall in this category, and you wish to renew them for a 1-2 month period, please

  • submit a new Letter of Agreement for the postdoctoral fellow to Enrollment Services (Postdocrecords [at]

  For more information, grace.flynn [at] (email Grace Flynn, HR Administrator)

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