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Subject: [bms-rc33] Call - Post Doc Egocentric Networks & Life Chances
     (Stockholm Univ)

Thanks to Ben Jann & [DGSModSim]

Deadline: 31 January 2011

Post Doc Position in Sociology - Egocentric networks and life chances

Job Description

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,

- CV,

- 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:

Stockholm University

or by e-mail to: [log in to unmask]


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