Deadline: Sunday 3 March 2024

They are recruiting to eight positions from a broad range of scientific and research disciplines:

  • AI and Digital 
  • Arts and Humanities   
  • Business, Economics and Trade   
  • Climate and Environment   
  • Crime and Justice   
  • Health 
  • International Affairs and National Security   
  • Transport

These part-time roles for mid-career researchers are funded by UKRI and supported by all of UKRI’s research councils. Researchers will be embedded three days a week in Parliament from September 2024 to summer 2026. They will work to facilitate and enhance the use of research evidence and expertise through knowledge exchange, collaboration and innovation. This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in a step change within UK Parliament in how evidence is used in scrutiny, legislation and debate.

To find out more and apply for a role: Parliamentary Thematic Research Leads - UK Parliament.

A webinar is being held on Wednesday 17 January from 1pm - 2.30pm to share more information. Colleagues from the Knowledge Exchange Unit in POST and ESRC will present and answer questions, along with two of the current Thematic Research Leads – Professor Rick Whitaker and Dr Kristen Harkness. To register: Parliamentary Thematic Research Leads webinar

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