On this site, you will see job announcements and miscellaneaous at irregular intervals as they were published before in the latest ECSR Newsletter.

Generally, the ECSR Newsletter is scheduled to be published around the 10th of a month.

Jobs and Positions

Call for Papers


– Postdoctoral Researcher/Doctoral Candidate in Sociology (2-3 positions), University of Turku, Finland

For further information see http://goo.gl/ceawZI.

Deadline for applications is 30 March 2017.


– Full Professor of Sociology, with specialization in social inequality in comparative perspective, Tilburg University, the Netherlands

For detailed information click here.

Deadline is end of March 2017.


– University Professor of Political Sociology, University of Vienna, Austria

Detailed information see here.

The application deadline is 31 March 2017.


– Scholarships at the Cologne Graduate School, WiSo Faculty, University of Cologne, Germany

We particularly welcome applications from master graduates in sociology, social psychology and social sciences.
For further information please visit www.cgs.uni-koeln.de/de/cgs/ or www.iss-wiso.uni-koeln.de/en/home/.

Application submission until 31 March 2017. Application forms and detailed information about all required documents can be found at www.cgs.uni-koeln.de/.


– Senior Lecturer in Quantitative Methods (in Social Science), University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom

For more information and to apply, please go to www.vacancies.ed.ac.uk/pls/corehrrecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.jobspec?p_id=039190.

Deadline for applications is 3 April 2017.


– Two two-year scholarships at Juan March Servera Chair, Madrid, Spain

More information at www.ic3jm.es/masters/social-sciences/scholarships.aspx?l=2.

The deadline is 7 April 2017.


– One postdoctoral researcher in Life-course studies, Tallinn University, Estonia

For detailed information see www.tlu.ee/en/personnel-office/Vacancies/Academic-job-offers/postdoctoral-researcher-in-life-course-studies.

Deadline is 17 April 2017.


– One position as PhD candidate, University of Bern, Switzerland

For detailed information see https://firmenwhitelabel.publisherconnect.ch/firmenwhitelabel/addetail/job/index.htm?adId=10351249&locale=en.

Application deadline is 1 May 2017.


Call for Papers

– International Conference on "Partner Relationships, Residential Relocations and Housing in the Life Course", 27-29 July 2017, Cologne, Germany

The conference aims to create a meeting point for researchers who study the interrelationship between family trajectories, residential relocations and housing. Please submit a short abstract (max. 200 words) and an extended abstract (max. 1000 words) through the webpage http://partnerlife.uni-koeln.de/de/home/.

Abstract submission is extended until 20 April 2017.


– Workshop on (New-ish) Methods and Data for Exploring Group Inequalities, 19–20 October 2017, University of Bath, UK

New statistical techniques and secondary data for analyzing group inequalities constantly develop, posing opportunities as well as challenges for quantitative researchers.

Leran more at https://newfamstrat.com/events/.

Deadline is 15 May 2017.



– Oxford NCRM Summer School: An introduction to combining social science and molecular genetic research, 26-30 June 2017, Nuffield College, University of Oxford, UK

The course will equip students with a unique insight into the emerging topic of sociogenomics and the most cutting-edge methodological techniques in this area of research. The focus will be on understanding the key substantive research questions in this area, an overview of UK data that is increasingly available, hands-on computer lesson of how to work with genetic data, and an introduction into the current methodological techniques used in the field.

More information about the summer school, scholarships and how to apply can be found at http://oxfordsociogenetics.com.

The deadline for applications is 30 March 2017.


– Master in Social Sciences, Carlos III-Juan March Institute, Madrid, Spain

The application period for the second edition of the Master in Social Sciences offered by the Carlos III-Juan March Institute (IC3JM) at the Carlos III University of Madrid is now open. This is a two-year official Master (120 ECTS), fully taught in English. It can be continued with the PhD program.

More information at www.ic3jm.es/masters/social-sciences/index.aspx?l=2.

The deadline for applications is 31 May 2017.


– Summer School in Survey Methodology, 26 June - 7 July 2017, Barcelona, Spain

12 monographic courses covering different topics on applied statistical methods and survey methodology.

Check the website https://eventum.upf.edu/event_detail/7273/programme/barcelona-summer-school-in-survey-methodology-2017.html for more infomation.

Registration will be open until mid-June 2017.


– Summer School on Longitudinal and Life Course Research, 21-25 August 2017, University of Zürich, Switzerland

The Summer School is intended for post-doctoral fellows and postgraduate research students who are interested in exploring the potential of longitudinal and life course research or who want to further develop their existing skills.

For more information see www.soziologie.de/uploads/media/17-01_Summer_School_on_Longitudinal_and_Life_Course_Research_UZH.pdf.

Deadline for applications is 10 August 2017, but seats will be filled on a first-come, first admitted basis.