School of Politics and International Relations


As a research-led institution, the University of Nottingham recognises the value and contribution of early career researchers as essential to delivering its ambitious, high-quality research agenda. 

The School of Politics and International Relations regularly invites expressions of interest for research fellowships including the Nottingham Research Fellowships and the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship.

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships

Salary in accordance with Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships in the order of €53,500 per annum (combined living and mobility allowance, plus a family allowance for applicants with parental responsibilities)

The Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) Individual Fellowships scheme, part of the European Commission's Horizon 2020 programme, offers the opportunity to fund researchers from either within or outside of Europe to move to the UK to work on a specified research project with a supervisor for between 12-24 months. 

For information about the fellowship scheme and eligibility requirements, please visit the University's research fellowship pages.

The School of Politics and International Relations at the University of Nottingham, one of the leading places to study politics in the UK, would like to invite high quality applicants to work with staff in all areas of political science and political studies. Preference will be given to applicants who work in the thematic areas of the research centres of the School of Politics and International Relations. These are: 

Research centres will assess the quality of the applications and will work with successful applicants to enhance their applications to be submitted to the MSCA scheme by 14 September 2017. The University of Nottingham has an exceptional track record with MSCA Fellowships and is able to offer valuable support to excellent applications.

Successful applicants will be offered full-time posts, commencing from spring/summer 2018, on a fixed-term contract for a period of 12-24 months. For information about the School of Politics and International Relations, please visit the school website

Expressions of interest including a project outline and two-page CV should be sent to the Director of Research, Professor Jan-Hinrik Meyer-Sahling at 

Closing date for receipt of an expression of interest is 30 June 2017



School of Politics and International Relations

Law and Social Sciences building
University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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