The PSA offers opportunities such as funding and grants, work experience, job vacancies and more.

Current Opportunities

PSA Seeks Trustee Nominees for Election to its Executive Committee
Submit your nomination to be a PSA trustee by 08 March 2023.
PSA News: December 2022
PSA News is our quarterly members' online newsletter, informing our membership of various updates within our organisation and the broader profession of political studies.
Student Competition: Rethinking Adam Smith
To mark Adam Smith's 300th Birthday, the University of Glasgow's College of Social Sciences is running a student competition to redesign the cover either of Adam Smiths The Wealth of Nations or The Theory of Moral Sentiments. The competition closes on April 28
The University of Oxford’s Spring School in Advanced Research Methods 27-31 March
The Oxford Spring School welcomes committed graduate students and researchers from any social science background who will benefit from our advanced training in quantitative and qualitative methods.
Political science professor position on China in international relations
The Department of Political Science at Université Laval invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position on China in International Relations. Applications deadline April 20th 2023
ERC Fellowship in Politics, School of Politics and International Relations
Applications are invited for a temporary post of a ERC Fellowship in Politics within School of Politics and International Relations at University College Dublin Deadline 6th March
Lecturer in Government (Teaching Specialist)
The Lecturer in Government will contribute to excellence in teaching and learning across the suite of Government Discipline. Deadline 19th March
Lecturer in Government (Teaching and Research)
The Lecturer (Teaching and Research) contributes to the planning, delivery and evaluation of lectures, tutorials, and laboratory-based teaching strategies, primarily within the suite of undergraduate and/or postgraduate topics/courses in the Government discipline. Deadline 19th March
Senior Lecturer in Government (Teaching and Research)
As the Senior Lecturer, you will harness your expertise in Government and Political Science, to plan, and deliver topics, execute programs, facilitate placement education, and provide leadership in teaching. Deadline 19 March
Lecturer in Politics and International Relations
The University of Auckland is seeking a colleague to teach in Politics and International Relations at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and to supervise doctoral and sub-doctoral students. Deadline 15 March
3 full funded PhD scholarships
The University of Hertfordshire is currently accepting applications for 3 full PhD scholarships funded by the interdisciplinary Research Centre for Future Societies.
Challenges and Prospects for the Chagos Archipelago
On 26th May 2023 the University of Worcester and the University of Edinburgh will be holding a one-day conference on the Challenges and Prospects for the Chagos Archipelago. The conference brings together scholars, members of the Chagossian community, diplomats, artists, and lawyers.

Call for Papers

Call for Papers The Advanced Media Institute
The Scientific Committee of #AMIRetreat2023 invites potential speakers to submit their abstracts by April, 30th, 2023 based on the relevant Call for Papers
Call for Papers: ECPR General Conference 4 - 8 September 2023
ECPR are thrilled to be planning the 2023 event in the historic city of Prague, at Charles University.
Statistics, Politics and Policy - Special Issue: Wars and Conflict
Manuscripts should be submitted until 31 March, 2023.
The Dimensions of Great Power Competition
We invite abstracts for papers from scholars working in International Relations, Political Theory, Law, Business Studies and Management, Political Science, Economics and Finance, Sociology, Psychology, and History, on all aspects of great power competition. Final submission deadline: 31st March 2023
Call for Papers: UEA Post-Graduate Research Conference 2023 – Communication in Uncertain Times
This is a multidisciplinary conference aimed at exploring the role and fate of communication in these uncertain times. Interested researchers are invited to submit max. 300-400 words paper proposals in English that approach these themes from theoretical, practical, and empirical perspectives by 31 March 2023
Governance by Numbers and its Discontents
Call for papers for the workshop "Governance by Numbers and its Discontents” at University College Dublin, 29-30 June 2023. The abstract submission date is 31 March 2023.
Corruption, Public Service and the ‘Common Good’ in Western Europe in 19th Century
Call for paper for the International Conference Corruption, Public Service and the ‘Common Good’ in Western Europe in 19th Century 8-9 June 2023 University of Stirling

Support Opportunities

International Events Support
Opportunities for members of the PSA and members of other international political studies bodies.
Diverse Voices Programme
Read more about our early career Research Grants & support to PhD students
CASJ Grants available
The Centre for Animals and Social Justice (CASJ) is offering grants for UK-based applicants to pursue research in the field of the politics of animal protection.