Postdoctoral Research Visitor

The Scheme

The Golcer Postdoctoral Research Visitor Scheme is designed to host individuals with research interests aligned with those of GOLCER. The Scheme offers early carrier researchers and academics to spend 3 to 6 months to enhance their research capacity skills. The Scheme encompasses the fundamentals of a sound empirical approach to business, management and social science. Candidates are encouraged to develop a wide range of skills that enable them to develop an individual approach to research in their chosen subject area. Candidates will also benefit from participation in a wide range of seminars and from interaction with fellow visitors at GOLCER and other partner centres / institutions. 

Who may apply?

Due to space limitations, acceptance to the scheme runs on competitive basis. We can only consider requests from individuals who are working in research areas that are of interest to Golcer. To be considered for the scheme you

  • must have completed your PhD.
  • have a clearly defined research proposal, aligned with Golcer’s research interests.
  • be competent in oral and written English.

Cost

In cases where the visiting scholar is being funded by a university, government or other funding body, a ‘bench fee’ of £650/pcm will be charged to allow appropriate provisions such as desk space, telephone etc. Living expenses will need to be met from other sources.

Application

If you wish to apply to spend a period of time at as a postdoctoral fellow please send your current résumé and a research proposal to Dr Marwan Izzeldin (m.izzeldin@lancaster.ac.uk) or Dr Vasileios Pappas (v.pappas@lancaster.ac.uk).