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Presidential Fellowship, The School of Policy and Global Affairs

London (Central), London (Greater)
£41,732 - £48,350
Closing date
28 Dec 2023

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SCHOOL / SERVICE President's Office
DEPARTMENT President's Office
LOCATION Rhind Building
HOURS Full-time
SALARY MIN £41,732
SALARY MAX £48,350
CLOSING DATE 04-Jan-2024  

Founded in 1894, City, University of London is a global university committed to academic excellence with a focus on business, practice, and the professions. We have an enviable central London location and attract around 20,000 students (over 40% at postgraduate level), from more than 150 countries and staff from over 75 countries. Our research is recognised throughout the world for its quality, its relevance to contemporary intellectual challenges, and its influence on future agendas. The results of the Research Excellence Framework (REF2021) showed that 86% of our research was rated as world-leading 4* (40%) and internationally excellent 3* (46%) quality.


Our strategy prioritises research at the frontier of practice. We foster important, impactful, and engaged research. With a unique vision of how to make a difference, you will shape the future of research at the University and in your own field. Three years of protected research time will allow you to pursue a high-quality and inventive research agenda and build an independent research career.

The School of Policy and Global Affairs is looking for outstanding applications that leverage the strengths of the three social sciences in the School, and related research centres (Violence and Society; European Social Survey). We aim to develop our work in the areas of interdisciplinary scholarly research, policy development, implementation, and evaluation. We are looking for applications in the following areas: Policing Society in an Age of Insecurity; Violence, Migration and Power in the Era of Poly Crisis; and Health Economics and Policy Evaluation. Further detail is available in the Job Description.


You will lead or become part of a team, working on a specific, interdisciplinary research topic. You will collaborate with the School’s academics to develop a cutting-edge programme of research, publish research findings, and prepare new proposals for external funding. Academic mentoring arrangements will be agreed to support development plans and help you reach your potential. You may be asked to undertake a limited amount of teaching in order to support your integration and to help prepare for a permanent academic position at the end of the Fellowship.

Person Specification

Applicants must have i) a PhD in one of the identified research areas, ii) a solid research track record, including publications in the indicated research areas; iii) strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with evidence of the ability to work collaboratively; and iv) good written and verbal communication skills.

Please refer to the Role Profile and Person Specification for further details.

Additional Information

City offers a sector-leading salary, pension scheme and benefits including a comprehensive package of staff training and development.

The role is available from 1st April 2024.

Closing date: 4th January 2024 at 11:59 pm.

Interviews are scheduled for the week beginning 22nd January 2024.

To apply and for more information, including contact links for informal enquiries and Frequently Asked Questions, please follow the links below.

For further information please contact Miguel Mera via

City, University of London is committed to promoting equality, diversity and inclusion in all its activities, processes, and culture for our whole community, including staff, students and visitors.

We welcome applications regardless of age, caring responsibilities, disability, gender identity, gender reassignment, marital status, nationality, pregnancy, race and ethnic origin, religion and belief, sex, sexual orientation and socio-economic background.

City operates a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants.

The University of business, practice and the professions.

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