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Post Doc Position in Sociology - Egocentric networks and life chances
The Department of Sociology at Stockholm University seeks to employ a post doc for the ERC-funded project Individual Life Chances in Social Context – A Longitudinal Multi-Methods Perspective on Social Constraints and Opportunities. The project is focused on analysing a unique dataset, combining survey data and register data, to study social network and contextual effects (neighbourhoods and schools) on individual life chances. The project aims to study the extent to which social networks and social capital over time influence young adults’ life chances pertaining to health, labour market, and education.
The applicant should have a recent PhD degree in a relevant area, very strong skills in quantitative data analysis, and an interest in analyzing egocentric social networks. The working language is English.
Terms of employment
Two-year post doc position. Envisioned starting date is April 1, 2011 (although this can be negotiated).
The application, in English, should include and be organized as follows:
* a cover letter outlining your qualifications, relevant experiences and interest in the position,
* copies of degree certificates,
* list of publications, with peer-reviewed articles listed separately, and
* two letters of recommendation.
Applications, labelled with the reference number SU 619-3005-10, should be posted to the address below and be postmarked no later then January 31, 2011:
SE-106 91 STOCKHOLM
or by e-mail to: [log in to unmask]
READ MORE AT http://www.su.se/pub/jsp/polopoly.jsp?d=11535&a=88463
Questions about the project can be addresses to the PI, Professor Jens Rydgren, at [log in to unmask]
Centre for Research Methods in the Social Sciences (ReMiSS)
Department of Politics and International Relations
University of Oxford, Manor Road, Oxford OX1 3UQ
New Road, Oxford, OX1 1NF
Tel: +44 (0)186 527 85 24
Email: johan.koskinen [at] nuffield.ox.ac.uk
Email: johan.koskinen [at] politics.ox.ac.uk
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