Skip to main content

Postdoctoral Fellowships Scheme 2023 - Call now closed


The ESRC have now published the call for the sixth round of their Postdoctoral Fellowships scheme:

Aimed at providing a career development opportunity for those in the immediately postdoctoral stage of their career, to provide the opportunity to consolidate their PhD through developing publications, their networks, and their research and professional skills.

This Postdoctoral Fellowship call, forms part of ESRC’s strategy to support early career researchers and will be delivered through our national network of Doctoral Training Partnerships (DTPs) which encompasses 73 research organisations across the UK.

The University of Leeds, as a member of the White Rose Social Sciences DTP, welcomes applications for these postdoctoral fellowships. Within a high-quality environment for research and training, fellows will have the opportunity to undertake a varied programme of activities supporting their continued development for careers both within and outside of academia.

Applications require an Expression of Interest, using the DTP EoI form link below.  The deadline for the EOI has now passed.

EOI Google Form (upon submission of the form, a PDF copy will be emailed to the applicant. They should forward this and a short CV to by the specified deadline).
Preview document for EOI Form (so applicants can gather together the required information for the EOI prior to submission using the Google form)
EDI Monitoring Form (applicants submitting an EOI also need to complete this, but do not need to email us a copy of their response).
Fellowships must start on 1 October 2023.

The full ESRC guidance documents are available to applicants on the WRDTP website.  Please ensure you meet all the eligibility criteria before applying.

Click here to see full details on the WRDTP website for full application information