The Hellenic Bank Association Postdoctoral Fellowship in Contemporary Greek and Cypriot Studies

London School of Economics and Political Science - Hellenic Observatory (European Institute)

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Salary from £34,156 to £41,317 pa inclusive with potential to progress to £44,456 pa inclusive

This is a fixed term appointment for 12 months

The purpose of the fellowship is to enable a Post-doctoral Researcher to propose and carry out a project of relevance to the Hellenic Observatory (part of the European Institute).  It has been made possible by the generosity of the Hellenic Bank Association of Greece.

You will have a completed PhD in social sciences, and a comprehensive and substantial knowledge of contemporary Greece and/or Cyprus. You should have experience of participation in academic/ policy events, conferences on Greece and/or Cyprus, and the ability to create a high quality research proposal with realisable goals, relevant to the political economy of Greece and/or Cyprus. You will have the ability to analyse and research complex ideas, concepts or theories, with experience of establishing context for research projects and establishing models. You should also have evidence of publication and/or project delivery through independent original research, as well as excellent communication skills.

The other criteria that will be used when shortlisting for this post can be found on the person specification, which is attached to this vacancy on the LSE’s online recruitment system.

Candidates are invited to submit their extended Research Proposals. The fellowship will develop expertise on Greece and/or Cyprus, in particular in the area of political economy. Preference may be given to those focussing on the Greek and/or Cypriot banking sectors.

This is a fixed term post for 12 months starting in October 2017 or as soon as possible after this date.

We offer an occupational pension scheme, generous annual leave and excellent training and development opportunities.

For further information about the post, please see the how to apply document, job description and the person specification.

To apply for this post, please go to If you have any queries about applying on the online system, or require an alternative format for the application, please email

The closing date for receipt of applications is 02 July 2017 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.         

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