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Salary:   £29,799 Pro rata per annum Part Time (0.5FTE) Fixed Term for 1 Year or Full Time for 6 months   The Centre for Research on Ageing is recruiting a Researcher to work on a new project entitled ‘Extending our understanding of informal care provision in mid-life in the UK by linking qualitative and quantitative data from the National Child Development Study’, funded by the Economic and Social Research Council’s Secondary Data Analysis Initiative. [...]
When women in Europe become mothers this often negatively affects their labour market position. Even though employment levels of migrant women are comparably low in general, little is known how motherhood affects their working life.  [...]
The Cornell Population Center (CPC) and Center for the Study of Inequality (CSI) encourage applicants who are working in the areas of social demography and inequality to apply for Cornell’s Presidential Postdoctoral Fellows program. This is a university-wide competition, and it is not limited to social scientists. [...]
Nuffield College intends to appoint with effect from 1 September 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter, two Postdoctoral Prize Research Fellows (PPRFs) in Sociology, broadly construed to include sociology, demography, social and medical statistics, social psychology, public policy, and social policy. Applicants who wish to undertake interdisciplinary research in Sociology which includes Economics and/or Politics are also welcome to apply for the Fellowships. [...]
By Jani Turunen
Children who live full time with one parent are more likely to feel stressed than children in shared custody situations. The benefit holds regardless of the level of conflict between the parents or between parent and child. These are the results of a new study from Stockholm University’s Demography Unit. [...]
To understand how health policies can help improve our quality of life in older ages, it is important to look at health behaviours and their relation to health outcomes. In a recent study, Liili Abuladze and colleagues examined this relationship in Estonia, where life expectancies and self-rated health among older adults are comparatively low in Europe. [...]
Das Bundesinstitut für Bevölkerungsforschung sucht eine/n Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiter/-in für eine befristete Mitarbeit in der Forschungsgruppe „Internationale Migration“ innerhalb des Forschungsbereichs „Migration und Mobilität“. Im Einzelnen sind folgende Aufgaben wahrzunehmen: [...]
Salary is competitive with Departments at our peer institutions worldwide. The minimum starting salary for Assistant Professor is £53,004.  The post will commence in September 2018. The Department of Sociology at LSE seeks to hire one outstanding Assistant Professor in Race and Ethnicity who also has advanced expertise in Quantitative Methods to add to our internationally renowned, innovative and publicly engaged faculty. [...]