Jobs and other Announcements

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.

On our own behalf

– Call for the 2025 ECSR general conference

The ECSR invites proposals from member institutions for organizing the 2025 ECSR general conference. The general conference is usually held each year over 2.5 days in the early fall. In recent years, it has attracted 250 to 300 participants and has had eight parallel sessions, and  three to four key note sessions. While the scope is general, each conference has a particular theme each year (to be decided by the organizers and ECSR). A list of previous meetings can be found here: Please contact if you are interested in making a proposal.

– Preliminary program for 2023 general conference in Prague

The preliminary program is out!

Jobs and Positions

– Postdoctoral Prize Research Fellowships (two posts), Nuffield College (Oxford, UK)

Nuffield College intends to appoint with effect from 1 September 2024 or as soon as possible thereafter, two Postdoctoral Prize Research Fellows (PPRFs) in Sociology, broadly construed to include sociology, demography, criminology, social and medical statistics, public policy, and social policy. The key responsibilities of the Research Fellows are to engage in advanced study and independent scholarly research in sociology broadly construed (as above); to disseminate research findings through publication and participation in conferences and seminars; and to take part in the intellectual life of the College by organising seminars, workshops, or conferences. 

More details can be found here: The application deadline is 25 September 2023.

– 2 Full-Time Researcher position in Economics/Sociology/Demography/Survey Methodology at IAB

Position is in the Research Field Migration, Integration and International Labor Market Research. Project: Panel Study on Return Migration and Circular Migration
– Institution: Institute for Employment Research (IAB) in Nuremberg. Details:
Application deadline: September 24, 2023

– Postdoc position in spatial mobility research at the Federal Institute for Population Research (BiB)

The Federal Institute for Population Research (BiB) in Wiesbaden, Germany, offers a postdoc position in spatial mobility research. We offer a 100% position, initially limited to four years with an option to extend. The appointment will be made in the research group “Spatial Mobility and Internal Migration”. The successful candidate will be expected to conduct quantitative research on spatial mobility in a life course perspective. Training and expertise in secondary data analysis and strong quantitative analysis skills are essential. The closing date for submitting your application is 25 September 2023.

See our website for details:

– Max Weber Postdoctoral Fellowships at the European University

The Max Weber Programme is a unique, structured and multidisciplinary postdoctoral programme in the social sciences and humanities that annually hosts 60+ postdocs in the Political and Social Sciences, History, Law and Economics from all over the world. The duration of the fellowships is 12 or 24 months and the deadline for applications is on 18 October 2023 at 14:00 CET. Sociologists within 5 years of receiving their PhD are most welcome to apply. There are no nationality criteria.  

In addition, the EUI’s newly established ”Widening programme” offers additional support for early stage researchers from a number of Eastern and Southern European countries and we encourage candidates from these countries to apply. Please consult the below links for more information. For more information on the call For more information on the programme

– Visitors grants to the LIVES Centre in Lausanne and Geneva

The LIVES Centre is delighted to offer visitors grants for scholars who wish to visit and engage in research on the life course at the Universities of Lausanne or Geneva in 2024. These competitive grants are open to PhD students, post-docs, lecturers and professors who plan a research stay of at least two months on-site in Lausanne or Geneva. The grants cover travel and accommodation costs of up to 4000 CHF (~4000€). For more information, please refer to the call and, in case of questions, contact The closing date for applications is 15 November 2023.

 – Visiting fellowships at Collegio Carlo Alberto, Turin

The Collegio offers Visiting Research Fellowships to PhD-holding scholars at any stage of career for a period of one to twelve months. We encourage applications from researchers working on the broad range of disciplines covered by the members of Collegio Carlo Alberto and its affiliates, including economics, sociology, political science, demography, and law. The Collegio covers the cost of a round-trip ticket from the place of residence of the Visiting Fellow and provides financial support towards the cost of accommodation and subsistence. Deadline 15 September.

Apply here:


– Handbook of Sociological Science

Handbook of Sociological Science: Contributions to Rigorous Sociology’ has now been released with Open Access. The files are available at Elgaronline: 

– Kohli Fellowships 2024 – call open until October 25, 2023

The Kohli Fellowship for Sociology promotes researchers who have successfully finished their dissertation with excellent success. It provides financial support for a two-year postdoctoral stay at the Berlin Social Science Center (WZB) starting October 2024. Applicants must have held their doctoral degree for no longer than three years before the starting date of the fellowship. Applicants must have submitted and defended their doctoral dissertation before the contract begins. For more information see: