The 2016/2017 Economic and Social Research Council postgraduate fellowship scheme with POST is open for applications.

The scheme provides an opportunity for ESRC funded postgraduate students to be seconded to the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology (POST) to assist in producing independent, balanced and accessible analysis of public policy issues for Parliamentarians. ESRC/ POST Fellows may work on a policy topic grounded in the natural sciences or technology, where social science research evidence has a key role to play, or on a more substantive social science topic of relevance to public policy.

The scheme is open to any ESRC-funded PhD student in their 2nd or 3rd year in 2016/ 2017 (or part time equivalent), and placements can be undertaken between March and December 2017. Please note that the ESRC does not allow third year students to undertake an internship in the last three months of their funding, so the latest start date for a third year student would be April 2017. The start date is to be agreed between the applicant, POST, the applicant's supervisor and University.

Deadline for applications 20 November 2016. 

More information can be found on the Parliament website by following this link.  

Last updated 17 Oct 2016 4:22pm