Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Politics, International Relations and Philosophy

Egham, United Kingdom
£35,931 to £42,456 per annum pro rata - including London Allowance
10 Feb 2021
End of advertisement period
14 Mar 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Department of Politics, International Relations and Philosophy

Location:  Egham
Salary:  £35,931 to £42,456 per annum pro rata - including London Allowance  
Full Time, Fixed Term
Closing Date:  Sunday 14 March 2021
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  0221-011

Full-Time, Fixed-Term, (2 posts available) 

Salary in range of £33,797 - £40,322 per annum pro rata. London Allowance of £2,134 will be payable in addition to salary.

Applications are invited for the post of Post-Doctoral Researcher in the Department of Politics, International Relations & Philosophy. 

A new research team of seven colleagues is being built, including two Post-Doctoral Researchers in the framework of the ERC Consolidator Grant project “New Parties on the News. How New(s) Media and New Parties Shape Attention and Electoral Support for Political Ideas”, led by Professor Joost van Spanje. Strong research design and research methodology skills required. 

In return we offer a highly competitive rewards and benefits package including:

  • Generous annual leave entitlement 
  • Training and Development opportunities
  • Pension Scheme with generous employer contribution 
  • Various schemes including Cycle to Work, Season Ticket Loans and help with the cost of Eyesight testing. 
  • Free parking 

The post is based in Egham, Surrey where the College is situated in a beautiful, leafy campus near to Windsor Great Park and within commuting distance from London. 

This is a fixed term post to cover until 31 December 2023. This post is likely to start 1 September 2021.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Professor Joost van Spanje ( 

To view further details of this post and to apply please visit queries on the application process the Human Resources Department can be contacted by email at: 

Please quote the reference: 0221-011
Closing Date: Midnight, Sunday 14 March 2021   
Interview Date: TBC

Please note that it will not be possible for the College to issue a Certificate of Sponsorship for successful candidates as the pro-rata salary will not meet the minimum threshold set by UK Visas and Immigration. Successful candidates will therefore need to be eligible to work in the UK or have limited leave to remain in the UK and associated right to work for the duration of their employment with the College, in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.