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


Jobs and Positions

– Postdoctoral researcher (Integration of Refugees), Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands

The EUR Bridge project Refugee Integration Research is looking for a quantitative social scientist to join as post-doctoral researcher (0.8-1.0 fte) in Rotterdam.
For detailed information see www.academictransfer.com/employer/EUR/vacancy/40817/lang/en/.

Deadline is 23 June 2017.


– Postdoc or pre-doctoral researcher, ERC project CORRODE, Goethe-University Frankfurt/Main, Germany

For detailed information see www.academics.de/jobs/post-doctoral_researcher_pre-doctoral_researcher_143327.html.

Deadline is 27 June 2017.


– Two-year post-doctoral fellowship on ageing, care and wellbeing at the Research and Expertise Centre for Survey Methodology (RECSM), Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona, Spain

For detailed information see www.upf.edu/documents/2846463/4418283/Call+for+post-doctoral+researcher+2+years+CREW.pdf/35d36bb3-2630-e1cf-7f53-a3158a9de667.

Deadline is 30 June 2017.


– Five fully funded PhD student positions, Doctoral Program in Analysis of Social and Economic Processes, University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy

For detailed information see www.sociologia.unimib.it/DATA/personale/pisati/avvisi/ASEP2017.pdf.

Application deadline is 3 July 2017, 12:00 pm.


– Six scholarships for PhD programme in Sociology and Methodology of Social Research, University of Milan/University of Turin, Italy

See https://en.unito.it/postdegree/phd/sociology-and-methodology-social-research.

Application deadline is 4 July 2017 at 12.00 p.m. (midday, Italian time).


– Researcher in the field of migration, The Herman Deleeck Centre for Social Policy (CSB), University of Antwerp, Belgium

For detailed information see www.uantwerpen.be/en/jobs/vacancies/ap/2017bapfswef186/.

Deadline is 11 July 2017.

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Call for Papers

– 4th Annual BAGSS Conference on "Challenges for Diverse Societies", 20-21 September 2017, Bamberg, Germany

Conference website: www.uni-bamberg.de/bagss/abc/.

Abstract submission deadline is 30 June 2017.


– 2nd International Conference of the German National Educational Panel Study (NEPS), 5-6 October 2017, Bamberg, Germany

The interdisciplinary conference aims to bring together researchers at different stages of their academic career to discuss ongoing projects and current findings based on data of the National Educational Panel Study. It will be held at the Leibniz Institute for Educational Trajectories (LIfBi) in Bamberg. Conference language is English. Participation is free of charge.

Conference website: www.neps-data.de/neps-conference2017.

Abstract submission until 30 June 2017.


– Dutch Demography Day 2017, 22 November 2017, Utrecht, the Netherlands

The most recent findings in the field of population studies will be presented at this conference, including fertility and the family,
migrants and national and international migration, health, mortality and longevity, population ageing, population growth/decline
and urbanization. For more information visit: www.nvdemografie.nl.

Abstracts (300 words) can be submitted until Friday 15 September 2017 at www.nvdemografie.nl.
Registration is due by 1 November 2017 at the latest on www.nvdemografie.nl.
Since the available space is limited, early registration is advised.

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– Funding Opportunities at the School of Sociology, University College Dublin, Ireland

UCD College of Social Sciences and Law Research Scholarships - School of Sociology

The UCD School of Sociology is offering up to two PhD scholarships under the College of Social Sciences and Law Research Scholarship scheme.
More information may be found at: https://www.ucd.ie/sociology/study/currentstudents/fundingopportunities.

Mary Kelly Bursary

The Mary Kelly Bursary comprises an award of EUR 2,000 towards university fees to students who have been accepted to one of the School of Sociology graduate degree programmes.
More information may be found at: https://www.ucd.ie/sociology/study/currentstudents/fundingopportunities/marykellybursary.

The closing date for applications for both funding opportunities is 30 June 2017.

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– New Masters Programmes for 2017/18 at the School of Sociology, University College Dublin, Ireland

The UCD School of Sociology has launched two new Masters programmes which are currently accepting applications for the 2017/2018 academic year:

  • MSocSc Race, Migration & Decolonial Studies
  • MSc Social Data Analytics

More information on these programmes (along with others) may be found at: https://www.ucd.ie/sociology/study/graduateprogrammes/mastersprogrammes.

The closing date for applications is 30 June 2017.

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– International Conference "Social Classes in Contemporary Societies - Issues and Challenges", 29-30 June 2017, Paris, France

This conference, organized over two full days at the initiative of the Observatoire sociologique du changement (OSC), calls into question the current concept of “class” in the contemporary social sciences. It will bring together specialists from a wide range of thematics, theoretical and methodological backgrounds. With a broad international lens, the conference will draw on the comparison of various national contexts (including United States, United Kingdom, India, Brazil, Argentina).

Official website, detailed schedules and registration (required): www.sciencespo.fr/osc/fr/content/social-classes-contemporary-societies.


– Workshop on Cross-national Comparative Research on Migration Using Longitudinal Studies, 10 July 2017, University of Essex, United Kingdom

This workshop precedes the Understanding Society Scientific Conference and may be of particular interest to those also attending the conference, but it is open to all interested in developing cross-nationally comparative, longitudinal research on migration with a focus on the boost samples in the German SOEP and the UK Understanding Society.

More details can be found at www.understandingsociety.ac.uk/events/2017/07/10/cross-national-comparative-research-on-migration-using-longitudinal-studies.

Registration is on a first come first served basis.


– LIVES Best Paper Award 2017

In order to stimulate advances in the areas of vulnerability and life course studies, the Swiss National Centre of Competence in Research LIVES (NCCR LIVES) encourages early career scholars to apply to the LIVES Best Paper Award 2017. A sum of 2000 € will be granted to the winner. In addition to the award, the winner will be invited to present the awarded paper at the Society for Longitudinal and Life Course Studies (SLLS) conference and will have her/his travelling expenses, conference and hotel fees (up to 3 nights) covered.

For more details and to apply to the grant, please use the following link: www.lives-nccr.ch/en/award.

The submission deadline is 10 July 2017.


– 6th GESIS Summer School in Survey Methodology, 3-25 August 2017, Cologne, Germany

Find more information at www.gesis.org/en/services/events/gesis-trainings/summer-school.

There is no registration deadline, but in order to secure a place in the course of choice and to book affordable accommodation, we strongly recommend registering as soon as possible.


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


– Social Simulation Conference 2017, 25-29 September 2017, Dublin, Ireland

This is the 13th Annual Conference of the European Social Simulation Association (ESSA) which is the main European scientific society to promote social simulation and computational social science. The aim of this international conference is to share and foster a deeper understanding of how complex social problems can be understood through computational simulations and techniques.

The registration is now open: www.sim2017.com/registration/.


– 3rd International Conference on Transitions in Youth, Young Adulthood and Beyond, 29-30 September 2017, University of Bern, Switzerland

A preliminary conference programme is now available at www.conftool.com/TREE_Conference_2017/sessions.php.

Conference Registration is now open: www.conftool.com/TREE_Conference_2017/.

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