January 15, 2010

CSSRR Sociology–January 15, 2010

Filed under: S. Funding Opportunity,Sociology — admin @ 3:41 pm

Swiss Foundation for Research in Social Sciences Fellowships: FORS and the University of Lausanne are offering: Two Postdoctoral Fellowships in the fields of comparative analysis of longitudinal data and/or survey methodology.

The Swiss Foundation for Reseach in Social Sciences (FORS), as well as the unit “Methodology, Inequalities, Social Change (MISC)” of the Social Sciences Faculty of the University of Lausanne, are focusing on the production and analysis of important longitudinal datasets like the Swiss Household Panel and the Swiss part of cutting edge international comparative surveys like the ESS or ISSP. For more information visit our website:

Applicants are required to hold an academic degree in social sciences (Dr., Ph.D. or equivalent). They are expected to have survey and/or methodology research experience and a scientific publication record in the field. Please enclose with your application indications of your preferred research topics and a proposal that describes your preliminary work plan. A good command of English (spoken and written) is essential in our multilingual scientific setting. Salary according to the regulations of the University of Lausanne. Beginning of appointment to be agreed upon.

The directors of FORS and MISC will be happy to answer your questions peter.farago@fors.unil.ch…, +4121 692 3731;

domnique.joye@unil.ch…, +4121 692 3888).

Please submit your application (in English) with the usual documents and your research plan not later than January 31, 2010 to the following address:


For more information see: (.pdf format, 1p.).


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