ESRC (White Rose Doctoral Training Partnership) Postdoctoral Fellowships


The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) White Rose Doctoral Training Partnership (WRDTP) Postdoctoral Fellowship Scheme is aimed at those in the immediate postdoctoral stage of their career, to provide an opportunity to consolidate their PhD through developing publications, their networks, their research and professional skills. The scheme supports salary and limited research costs for one year, starting in October 2023. To be eligible you should have been awarded a PhD or have passed your viva voce with minor amendments between March 2022 and 2023 at a research organisation that is part of a DTP or CDT and have no more than 12 months active postdoctoral experience by March 2023.

The 2023 call is now closed, and will open again in late 2023.

Link to Funder Guidance:

This year's call specification, Expression of Interest form and guidance documents are available on the White Rose DTP website.

Who to contact with questions about applying

The University's Social Sciences Research Development Team (Helen Wells):

Your Department's Research Support Office

University Fellowship Coordinator:

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