BIAA Post-doctoral Fellowships

Start date Friday 1 September 2023

End date Saturday 31 August 2024

Applications close Monday 24 April 2023


The Institute welcomes applications for a Postdoctoral Fellowship with research that fits within one of the Strategic Research Initiatives. Details about the Strategic Research Initiatives can be found here.

The Fellowship will be tenable for 12 months from September 2023. The Fellow will be based at the Institute in Ankara and will be required to spend at least two-thirds of the Fellowship period at the Institute. The remaining one-third can be spent outside Ankara for research purposes after consultation with the director.


Applicants must have either been awarded a PhD by a UK Higher Education Institution within the last two years, or have completed their viva examination before the fellowship start date. We also invite applications from people who have an active link with a UK Higher Education Institution and were granted their PhD up to 10 years before the time of the application. Applicants for the BIAA post-doctoral fellowship may be holders of a PhD from any academic disciplines within the arts, humanities and social sciences.

Applicants in any doubt about their eligibility or any other aspect of their application after carefully reading the details attached below are advised to contact the British Institute at Ankara (BIAA), where staff will be pleased to assist.

Application process

Applicants should complete the application form below and send it to by 23rd April 2023.

Applications should be supported by two references, which need to be provided on the headed paper of the referee’s home institution or within an email which indicates the position and institution of the referee. Note that applicants are responsible for ensuring that their referees submit their references directly to by the closing date of 23rd April 2023.

For further information, please visit: or contact the BIAA London Manager on

Applications close Monday 24 April 2023
Application Form Notes for Applicants - Postdoctoral Fellowships