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Westminster Research Fellows
Ref. 50065856

£44,611 - £49,433 per annum (Incl. LWA)


Central London / Harrow

There are three posts available that are full time, 35 hours per week and fixed term for up to two years. The posts can be carried out on a part-time or flexible basis as per our smart working statement. These posts are available only to those who have completed their PhD at Westminster.

The Westminster Research Fellowships are designed to facilitate the University’s strategic aim of valuing difference and equity as key parts of its compassionate and inclusive community. Through positive action at all levels and in all areas of the institution, the University will continue to create and improve a culture and environment that enables improved diversity across the board.

This is primarily a research role however following agreement with the line manager other relevant academic activities within the School may be agreed.

The postholder will possess sufficient breadth or depth of specialist knowledge in the discipline and of research methods and techniques to work within established research programmes. The postholder will be expected to engage on a programme of continuous professional development (CPD).

The post holder will be expected to engage with and contribute to the Early / Mid-Career Network, the University’s research communities and any research groups and centres. They will build on their existing experience in research impact, knowledge exchange and public engagement to develop new ideas and external grant acquisition activities. 

There is an expectation that there is a significant equality, diversity and inclusion  dimension to the proposed projects.

Further information can be found in the job description, person specification and application guidance, which can be accessed through the yellow buttons below. 

To apply for this vacancy, candidates must submit the required documents stated below via the apply now button above (please do not submit application form as indicated):

The UoW postdoc proposal
Career Development and Financial Support
Academic Reference from the PhD supervisor / Head of School

Please read the application guidance in full before sending in your application. If you have any questions about these guidelines, please contact 

At the University of Westminster, diversity, inclusion and equality of opportunity are at the core of how we engage with students, colleagues, applicants, visitors and all our stakeholders. 

We are fully committed to enabling a supportive and safe learning and working environment which is equitable, diverse and inclusive, is based on mutual respect and trust, and in which harassment and discrimination are neither tolerated nor acceptable.

The University has adopted Smart Working principles to support and further our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion aims of being an inclusive, collaborative and flexible employer. Further details of Smart Working can be discussed at interview stage.

Closing date: midnight on: 17th April 2023

Interviews are likely to be held on: w/c 8th May 2023

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