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

– Director for the Research Institute for the Evaluation of Public Policies (FBK-IRVAPP), Trento, Italy

Detailed information can be seen here.

Application (online only) deadline is 26 May 2017 (12 a.m. GMT+1).


– Seven fully funded PhD positions (4 years) in Sociology and Social Research, University of Trento, Italy

Further information: http://web.unitn.it/files/download/16300/call2017phdsociologytrento.pdf.

Deadline for appplication is 7 June 2017, 4.00 p.m. (Italian time).


– 24 PhD Scholarships in 3 PhD programmes, Doctoral School of Social Sciences, University of Trento, Italy

For further details visit the website http://web.unitn.it/en/drss.
For the online application see https://webapps.unitn.it/Apply/en/Web/Home/dott.

Application deadline is 7 June 2017, 4.00 p.m. (Italian time).


– Assistant Professor in Political Science and in Sociology, Collegio Carlo Alberto, Turin, Italy

For detailed information see www.carloalberto.org/jobs/assistant-professors/assistant-professor-in-political-science/
and www.carloalberto.org/jobs/assistant-professors/assistant-professor-in-sociology/.

Application (online only) not later than 10 June 2017, 24:00 pm CET.


– Postdoctoral Research Officer, Nuffield College Centre for Social Investigation, Oxford, UK

Further particulars and information about how to apply can be found on: www.nuffield.ox.ac.uk/About/Vacancies/Documents/CSI-BrexitJD.pdf.

The deadline for applications is Monday 12 June 2017.


Call for Papers

– Second international workshop of ISA RC 45 on Social Inequality, 1st September 2017, Utrecht, the Netherlands

Workshop website: www.isc.senshu-u.ac.jp/~thh0808/utrecht/.

Deadline for abstract submission is 15 June 2017.


– 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.



– 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.


– 2017 Summer School in Higher Education Research and Science Studies, 9-13 October, University of Kassel, Germany

See more at www.uni-kassel.de/go/summerschool2017.

Please apply and – in case you would like to participate with a presentation or poster – submit an abstract (about one page) by 16 June 2017 to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


– 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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– 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.


– 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.