Postdoctoral Fellowships

NEW: LSE Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) - Postdoctoral Fellowship Scheme

The ESRC funded Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP), which forms part of the LSE's PhD Academy, is delighted to announce that we have been awarded additional funding from the ESRC to appoint four Post Doctoral Fellows a year for the next five years.

Key Dates:

The LSE will start receiving applications for this scheme from 8th January 2018.  A link to the application submission process will appear on this webpage on that date. 

The closing date for applications for the first round is 16:00 on 23rd March 2018.

Successful applicants will be informed of the outcome of their application by 29th June 2018

The first four Post Doctoral Fellows will start October 2018.

The application process is not yet open but further details of the scheme and how it will operate at the LSE can be found in:

ESRC advert

ESRC PDF Scheme Call specification

ESRC PDF Specimen application form


How will the ESRC PDF Scheme work at the LSE?

An information session for potential applicants, in which we will discuss how to put together a high quality application including how to cost it, will be held at the LSE PhD Academy on Wednesday 10th January 2018. To attend please book a space using the following link:

Queries about the operation of the scheme at the LSE should be sent to