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Post-doctoral Fellow at the Centre for the Politics of Feelings

London (Greater) (GB)
£39,233 to £46,397 per annum - including London Allowance
Closing date
14 Dec 2023

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Department of Psychology

Location:  Other
Salary:  £39,233 to £46,397 per annum - including London Allowance
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23:59 hours GMT on Thursday 14 December 2023
Reference:  0823-394-R

Full-Time, Fixed-Term for 18-24 months.

The interdisciplinary Centre for the Politics of Feelings (, a partnership between the School of Advanced Study, University of London and Royal Holloway, University of London, is hiring up to two Post-doctoral Fellows in Political Science. The Fellows will have the opportunity to develop an innovative and interdisciplinary research project that is aligned with the Centre’s research aims.

The Centre for the Politics of Feelings addresses, from a multi-disciplinary perspective, how affect and emotions and their underlying neurophysiological mechanisms shape political behaviour in intricate couplings with rationality, as well as how politics shapes and exploits affect and emotions.

This Fellowship is addressed to early career applicants (post-docs with PhD completed prior to commencement of employment) with a focus on political psychology, political science or social-affective neuroscience. The fellowships are available from February 1st 2023 or soon thereafter, for 18-24 months and present an exciting opportunity for the successful applicants to undertake novel research in the areas of affect, emotions and politics.

How to apply? Applications must contain the following:

  1. Completed online application form
  2. CV (maximum 4 pages)  that includes education, professional experience,  publication list, dissemination activities, interdisciplinary track record (if applicable).
  3. A 2-pages document outlining the applicant’s motivation and brief description of the applicant’s research plans for the 2-year fellowship
  4. All documents must be submitted in English as pdf-files.
  5. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

If you have any questions on this call or the application process, please get in touch with Professor Manos Tsakiris via e-Mail: 

Location: Centre for the Politics of Feelings, Senate House, University of London

Please quote the reference: 0823-394-R

Closing Date:  23:59, 14 December 2023  

Interview Date: To Be Confirmed

Further details:    Job Description & Person Specification


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