Education Post-Doc

Education Research Fellowship

The Education Research Fellowship at the Wellbeing Research Centre (University of Oxford) is an exciting opportunity for a post-doctoral researcher to join a vibrant team who are working at the forefront of empirical wellbeing science. The post-holder will work on a variety of projects across the Wellbeing in Childhood and Adolescence Research stream; including analysing large international datasets, designing research, conducting research studies, and working on foundational pieces of research for international organisations. Our research focuses on how organisations, schools, communities, and individuals, can support and improve the wellbeing and mental health of young people. The Fellow will be supported by a dedicated Research Associate in the education research stream and the team at the Wellbeing Research Centre.


How to Apply

Please email your cv, a covering letter, and the contact details of two referees (all in one PDF) to

We can be very flexible in terms of working hours or part-time working for the right candidate, and we encourage you to contact us with informal enquiries. They may be directed in the first instance to the Centre Manager ( Any such enquiries will be treated in confidence and will not form part of the selection process. 

All applications must be received by 12 pm (noon) on Monday 19th September 2022.

Interviews will take place in the week commencing 26th September 2022. References will only be taken up for the successful candidate. 

Important information for candidates

All offers of employment are made subject to standard pre-employment screening, as applicable to the post.   
If you are offered the post, you will be asked to provide proof of your right-to-work, your identity, and we will contact the referees you have nominated. You may also be asked to complete a health declaration (so that you can tell us about any health conditions or disabilities so that we can discuss appropriate adjustments with you), and a declaration of any unspent criminal convictions.

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