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Post Doctoral Research Associate Positions at University of the Highlands and Islands, UK

Want to start your postdoctoral journey in the UK? Then, you can apply for the Post Doctoral Research Associate Positions at the University of the Highlands and Islands for the academic year 2022-2023.

All students that hold an interest to undertake research individually and as a member of a wider research team from across the UHI partnership are eligible to apply. International and domestic students can both apply for this position and gain up to £36,633 per annum upon being selected.

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A fine chance for students in the UK to get the award amount of £31,601 – £36,633 per annum.

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The University of the Highlands and Islands is a tertiary university composed of Academic Partners which are the 13 colleges and research institutions in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland delivering higher education.

Why choose to study at the University of the Highlands and Islands? University of the Highlands and Islands is a world-leading interdisciplinary research and teaching center which was rated first in Scotland for research impact and fifth equal with the University of Oxford across the UK in the Research Excellence Framework Exercise in 2014. It is also internationally renowned for its innovative undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and research programmes.

Application Deadline: Tuesday, 22nd February 2022 is the last day to apply to fill this position.

Brief Description

  • University or Organization: University of the Highlands and Islands
  • Department: Institute for Northern Studies
  • Course Level: Postdoctoral
  • Award: £36,633
  • Number of Awards: NA
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Nationality: International
  • The award can be taken in the United Kingdom.



  • Eligible Countries: All international, as well as domestic students, are eligible to apply.
  • Eligible Course or Subjects: Students can apply for and Post-Doctoral Research Associate at the Institute of Northern Studies at the University of Highlands and Islands.
  • Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following/given criteria:
  • The applicants must be able to deliver personal research that is aligned to the Institute for Northern Studies and the DFG/AHRC funded project “The Norse and the Sea” and through this work contribute to UHI outputs.

How to Apply

  • How to Apply: Candidates can click ‘Apply Now’ on this page to submit their applications for the position. Students who meet the eligibility criteria and have a relevant application will be considered.
  • Supporting Documents: The students are required to present the following documents to the university:
  • CV
  • Supporting Statement
  • Cover letter
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Copies of qualifications or similar
  • References
  • Admission Requirements: The students must have relevant academic qualifications.
  • Language Requirement: The students are required to have language skills as per the requirements of the institute.


Successfully selected candidates will be provided £31,601 – £36,633 per annum for up to 2.5 years to conduct a full-time study at the Institute for Northern Studies.

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