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M.A. in Sociology Program in Germany

University of Mannheim

The M.A. Sociology degree program at the School of Social Sciences offers a two-year research-oriented education in an internationally renowned research university environment. The program builds on the school's strength in empirical-analytical approaches, particularly in quantitative methods and comparative research. The curriculum emphasizes training in empirical analysis that is firmly grounded in both theory and rigorous methods. Substantive areas of concentration include Family, Education & Work, Migration & Integration, Economy & Social Welfare State, and Social Inequality.

All classes are taught in English.

Deadline: Applications close April 30, 2018

See the announcement on the University of Mannheim website

Short-term Mentored Career Enhancement Awards

NIH K18 - July 12, 2019

Multiple entities within NIH invite K18 applications via two announcements for the Short-term Mentored Career Enhancement Awards in Mobile and Wireless Health Technology and Data Analytics Program to fund Research Cross-Training Activities at the intersection of Behavioral and Social Sciences and STEM Disciplines. Multiple awards may be made available. 

Deadline: July 12, 2019

For more information see the announcement 

Health, Morbidity and Mortality in Europe

European Association for Population Studies - September 4-6, 2019

On behalf of the European Association for Population Studies Working Group on Health, Morbidity and Mortality; ISA RC41 (Sociology of Population) and the local organizing committee in Hanover, we are pleased to announce a workshop on "Health, Morbidity and Mortality in Europe – and Beyond”, to be held Wednesday, 4th September – Friday, 6th September 2019, at the Medical Sociology Unit, Hanover Medical School in Germany. 

For more information see the announcement 

Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study Data Released

Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study (FFCWS)

This resource is great for getting started with exploring the FFCWS variables. Sort FFCWS variables by topic, wave, respondent, focal person, scales, survey, source, and/or variable type. This re-release includes new and improved data files for all FFCWS data from baseline through Year 15, along with improved accompanying documentation. Year 15 Weights are now also available.

For more information see the Metadata Explorer 

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NIH Operational During Partial Federal Government Shutdown

National Institute of Health (NIH)

NIH would like to remind the extramural research community that both the NIH and Grants.gov remain operational during the current partial federal government shutdown.

For more information see the announcement 

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Presidential Diversity Postdoctoral Fellowship

Binghamton University - Position open until filled

Binghamton University is calling for fellows that are expected to conduct original research appropriate to the department wherein they will be appointed, to publish scholarly work as a result of this effort, and to teach or co-teach one or more courses per year as the instructor of record. Fellows will receive formal mentoring in research and teaching, as well as receive constructive feedback throughout the appointment in an effort to improve their candidacy for a tenure track appointment. 

Deadline: Open until filled

For more information see the announcement 

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PDF document icon Flyer for NIH Special seminar.pdf — PDF document, 438 KB (448627 bytes)

Call for Papers Journal of Official Statistics

Journal of Official Statistics - September 30, 2019

The Journal of Official Statistics is calling for papers to their Special Issue: Population statistics for the 21st century. The aim of the special issue is to present cutting-edge innovations in the methodology and applications relevant for official population statistics, in order to help the users of statistical products better address the challenges of the 21st century.

Deadline for submission: September 30, 2019

For more information see the announcement flyer 

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Visiting Scholars Program

Russel Sage Foundation - June 27, 2019

The Russel Sage Foundation inviting junior and senior scholars in the social, economic, and behavioral sciences to participate in the Foundation’s Visiting Scholars Program for the 2020-21 academic year and future academic years. 

Application Deadline: June 27, 2019

For more information see the announcement flyer

 

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The 9th Conference on Emerging Adulthood

Toronto Canada - October 10-12, 2019

The 9th Conference on Emerging Adulthood will be held at the Intercontinental Toronto Centre Hotel, Canada on October 10, 2019 - October 12, 2019. 

Registration is Open. 

For more information visit the conference website 

The Methodology, Measurement, and Statistics Program (MMS)

NSF - August 29, 2019

The Methodology, Measurement, and Statistics (MMS) Program is an interdisciplinary program in the Directorate for Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences that supports the development of innovative analytical and statistical methods and models for those sciences. MMS seeks proposals that are methodologically innovative, grounded in theory, and have potential utility for multiple fields within the social, behavioral, and economic sciences. 

Deadline: August 29, 2019

For more information see the announcement 

Two Posdoctoral Fellows

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Social Research Projects Focused on Social Change and Policy

SIF - August 16, 2019

The Sociological Initiatives Foundation (SIF) invites applications to support social research projects focused on social change and policy. Research should address improving services and systems and increasing positive social and physical conditions through policy development, placement and shaping of the policy agenda, policy adoption or implementation, policy blocking, increasing advocacy capacity and political influence, shaping public sentiment, and addressing challenges related to language and literacy. 

Deadline: August 16, 2019

For more information see the announcement 

Call for Papers Demographic Aspects of Human Wellbeing

Wittgenstein Centre Conference 2019 - June 1, 2019

The aim is to put demography more prominently on the table as a discipline that has much to contribute to the scientific study of human wellbeing, both in terms of its measurement and the analysis of its determinants. The scientific literature addressing human wellbeing is rapidly expanding in economics, psychology, sociology, and the health sciences, and is also becoming increasingly important in interdisciplinary studies of sustainable development. Many of these indicators have demographic components such as life expectancy or studies explicitly address age- and gender-specific differentials in economic standing, life satisfaction, health/disability or consider other demographic differentials.Travel funding will be available for a limited number of selected speakers. 

Submission Deadline: June 1, 2019

Wittgenstein Centre Conference will take place in Vienna, November 11 - 12, 2019

For more information see the announcement 

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Postdoctoral Fellow on Role of Occupational Segregation

UCLA & OPR - Position open until filled

The Office of Population Research at Princeton University and the California Center for Population Research at the
University of California, Los Angeles are seeking one post-doctoral researcher for a new project on the role of occupational segregation by race/ethnicity and immigrant status and its effects on older adult health in the United States. 
The main focus is on the higher rate of functional limitations by age among the native-born and immigrant Latino/Hispanic population. Candidates should apply only to one of the two universities (where they would prefer to be located). 

Deadline: Position open until filled 

For more information see the UCLA announcement 

For more information see the Princeton announcement 


Race, Ethnicity, and Immigration Research Grant

RSF - May 23, 2019

This program seeks investigator-initiated research proposals on the social, economic, and political effects of the changing racial and ethnic composition of the U.S. population, including the transformation of communities and ideas about what it means to be American. We are especially interested in innovative research that examines the roles of race, ethnicity, nativity, and legal status in outcomes for immigrants, U.S.-born racial and ethnic minorities, and native-born whites.

Deadline: May 23, 2019

For more information see the announcement 

The Social Science History Association Annual Conference

SSHA - November 21-24, 2019

The 45th Annual Meeting of the Social Science History Association will take place November 21-24, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois. 

For more information visit the SSHA website. 

PSID Data User Training Workshop

University of Michigan - June 10-14, 2019

This five-day workshop will orient participants to the content and structure of the Panel Study of Income Dynamics, its special topics modules, and the PSID Child Development Supplement and PSID Transition into Adulthood Supplement. The workshop pairs morning instructional sessions led by experienced PSID researchers and staff with afternoon guided lab sessions in which users construct their own analytic data files.

This Workshop will take place in the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, June 10-14, 2019. 

There are stipends available for Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Fellows. 

Deadline to apply: April 12, 2019

For more information see the announcement 

Network Modeling for Epidemics Short Course

NME - August 12 -16, 2019

Network Modeling for Epidemics (NME) is a 5-day short course at the University of Washington that provides an introduction to stochastic network models for infectious disease transmission dynamics, with a focus on empirically based modeling of HIV transmission. 

Date: Monday, August 12 to Friday, August 16 at the University of Washington in Seattle

Application dates:

Fee-waiver application deadline: April 1, 2019

General application deadline: May 1, 2019

For more information on registration see the announcement 

Psychology and Economics of Poverty Convening 2019

CEGA - May 17, 2019

The Center for Effective Global Action (CEGA) - Psychology and Economics of Poverty (PEP) Collaborative invites faculty and graduate students from the disciplines of psychology and economics to share research that advances the understanding of the causes and consequences of poverty.

Conference Date: May 17, 2019 - UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA

For more information see the announcement   

 

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Call for papers: Changes in the sexual behavior of young people

Journal of Population Sciences - September 30, 2019

Genus welcomes submissions for the thematic series: “Changes in the sexual behavior of young people”. This thematic series will assess recent changes in the sexual behavior of young people, and is particularly interested in contributions that address the topic from a life course perspective, or that consider gender dynamics, at-risk behaviors, contraception, sexually transmitted diseases, sexual satisfaction, sexual harassment, sexuality and peers, sexuality and parenting and age norms, non-heterosexual orientation and behaviors, or methods to collect and verify data on youth sexual behavior, both in developed and developing countries.

Deadline: September 30, 2019

For more information see the announcement 

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Shorts Courses on Bayesian Statistical Modeling

UMD - June 10-14, 2019
The Center for Integrated Latent Variable Research (CILVR) at The University of Maryland (UMD) is pleased to announce two back-to-back  short courses on Bayestian Statistical Modeling. Instructor: Dr. Roy Levy from Arizona State University. 

First Couse: June 10-12, 2019
Second Course: June 13-14, 2019




PDF document icon RFP - Faculty Seed Grant 2019 - Deadline Extended.pdf — PDF document, 153 KB (156926 bytes)

PDF document icon RFP - Faculty Seed Grant 2019 - Deadline Extended.pdf — PDF document, 153 KB (156926 bytes)

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Graduate Grant for Criminal Justice Statistics

Bureau of Justice Statistics - May 21, 2019

The Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) is seeking applications under its Graduate Research Fellowship (GRF) Program, which provides awards to accredited universities for doctoral research that uses BJS's criminal justice data or statistical series and focuses on one of the top Department of Justice (DOJ) priorities: enhancing national security and countering terrorism threats, securing the borders and enhancing immigration enforcement, reducing violent crime and promoting public safety, or prosecuting federal drug crimes and enforcing the rule of law.

Deadline: May 21, 2019

For more information see the announcement 

Professor on Urban Economics or Urban Demography

CUNY - Open until filled

The Department of Urban Studies at the CUNY School of Labor seeks a junior level (Assistant Professor) or a senior level (Associate or Full Professor) for tenure-track faculty position in Urban Economics and/or Urban Demography.

Position open until filled 

For more information see the announcement 

Call for Applications: Mentored CRVS Fellowships

International Union for the Scientific Study of Population - May 31, 2019

The IUSSP Scientific Panel on Population Perspectives and Demographic Methods to Strengthen Civil Registration and Vital Statistics is pleased to announce a CRVS fellows program. To stimulate and support increased engagement of young demographers and population scientists in CRVS/Legal-ID related work, young and mid-career professionals are invited to apply to undertake a mentored fellowship with the IUSSP Panel.

Deadline: May 31, 2019

For more information see the announcement 

Associate Professional Specialist Position

Office of Population Research, Princeton University - May 2019

The Office of Population Research at Princeton University is seeking a research associate for a project using intensive longitudinal data to study the formation and evolution of adolescent romantic and sexual partnerships. This position is anticipated to begin in the summer or fall of 2019

Screening of applicants will begin in May

For more information see the announcement 

Call for Papers: Wittgenstein Centre 2019 Conference on “Demographic Aspects of Human Wellbeing”

Vienna, Austria - June 1, 2019

Call for Papers: Researchers at the Wittgenstein Centre are currently involved in several studies around economic and health aspects of human wellbeing and an ERC Advanced Grant on “The demography of sustainable human wellbeing”. The aim is to put demography more prominently on the table as a discipline that has much to contribute to the scientific study of human wellbeing, both in terms of its measurement and the analysis of its determinants. 

The conference will take place in Vienna, Austria, November 11-12, 2019

Deadline for sending abstracts: June 1, 2019

For more information see the announcement 


Call for Papers: 2019 Migration and Health Publication

The Health Initiative of the Americas - May 24, 2019

The National Population Council of Mexico (CONAPO, for its Spanish acronym) and the Health Initiative of the Americas, a program of the School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley (HIA-UC), School of Public Health, would like to invite you to participate in the 2019 “Migration and Health” report; an annual series published since 2008. The objective of these publications is to make current issues related to the health of the migrant population from the Mexico-United States corridor accessible to officials, academia, civil association, and the general public.

Submission deadline: May 24, 2019

For more information see the announcement 

NIH Director’s Early Independence Award (DP5)

NIH - September 13, 2019

The NIH Director's Early Independence Award supports exceptional investigators who wish to pursue independent research essentially after completion of their terminal doctoral/research degree or end of post-graduate clinical training, thereby forgoing the traditional post-doctoral training period and accelerating their entry into an independent research career. For the program to support the best possible researchers and research, applications are sought which reflect the full diversity of the research workforce. Individuals from diverse backgrounds and from the full spectrum of eligible institutions in all geographic locations are strongly encouraged to apply to this Funding Opportunity Announcement. In addition, applications in all topics relevant to the broad mission of NIH are welcome, including, but not limited to, topics in the behavioral, social, biomedical, applied, and formal sciences and topics that may involve basic, translational, or clinical research.

Deadline to apply: September 13, 2019

For more information see the announcement 

Accessing, Analyzing, and Visualizing IPUMS Data

Urban Institute Washington, DC - June 5, 2019

Learn to harness the power of Integrated Public Use Microdata Series (IPUMS) data for social science and demographic research and bring your analyses to life through visualization in this one-day workshop.

Date and Time: Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at 9:00am 

Location: Urban Institute - 500 L'Enfant Plaza Washington DC, 20024

For more information see the announcement 

Accomplishments of the Behavioral and Social Sciences – Let’s Generate a Comprehensive List

A message from the Director of OBSSR - July 31, 2019

From OBSSR Director's Blog: Between now and midnight ET on July 31, 2019, we want everyone in the behavioral and social sciences research community to submit an accomplishment, add information to a submitted accomplishment, and/or vote on the ones that have had a substantial health impact and for which behavioral and social sciences research was critical to achieving.

Deadline: July 31, 2019

The website for submitting accomplishments 

Minority Health Research Grant Program

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - June 17, 2019

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Office of Minority Health (OMH) is announcing the availability of funds under the Minority Research Grant Program to test promising solutions that achieve health equity. The purpose of the Grant Program is to support researchers investigating health processes, practices, behaviors, and burdens or issues that influence health equity and, in particular, address the social determinants of health.

Deadline: June 17, 2019

For more information see the announcement 

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M&E Analyst at Gavi Secretariat

Gavi Secretariat - May 13, 2019

The Gavi secretariat is seeking an Analyst who will support Corporate and CPMM teams with quantitative data analyses and will: Product key country- and corporate-level analyses, maintain key databases, contribute towards producing communication materials, including data visualization.

Deadline: May 13, 2019

For more information see the announcement 

Call for Papers: International Seminar on Family Demography and Family Law

IUSSP Montreal, Canada - July 31, 2019

The purpose of the IUSSP Scientific Panel on Family Demography and Family Law is to foster the study of the connection between changes in family law and changes in family structure and family dynamics while assuming as little as possible about the specifics of the connection. The IUSSP Panel on Family Demography and Family Law invites researchers in the field to submit online a short 200-word abstract and upload an extended abstract (2 to 4 pages, including tables) or a full paper, which must be unpublished.

The International Seminar will take place 27-29 April, 2020 in Montreal, Canada. 

Deadline: July 31, 2019

For more information see the announcement 

Methodology and Measurement in the Behavioral and Social Sciences

NIH - July 5, 2019

The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to invite qualified researchers to submit grant applications aimed at improving and developing methodology in the behavioral and social sciences through innovations in research design, measurement, data collection and data analysis techniques.

Deadline: July 5, 2019

For more information see the announcement 

Call for Papers: 41st IATUR Conference

European Population Conference 2020 - November 1, 2019

The European Association for Population Studies (EAPS) is a unique, international and interdisciplinary forum for population studies with a special focus on Europe. EAPS is an independent scientific association of individual members and affiliated institutions, founded in 1983. EAPS is calling for papers for their upcoming conference in 2020. 

Deadline: November 1, 2019

For more information see the announcement 

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Postdoctoral Fellow at UPenn

University of Pennsylvania PSC - June 30, 2019

The University of Pennsylvania's Population Studies Center (PSC) is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow to collaborate with a group of investigators and have some time for his/her own research. The successful applicant should have training and experience using demographic and statistical methods, including statistical analyses of large micro-level data sets. 

Application Deadline: June 30, 2019

For more information see the announcement flyer 

Call for Papers: Panel Study of Income Dynamics Annual User Conference 2019

2019 PSID Annual User Conference - June 3, 2019

The Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID), with support from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute on Child Health and Human Development, the National Institute on Aging, and the National Science Foundation, announces a call for papers for the 2019 PSID Annual User Conference.  The conference welcomes submissions on any topic, from researchers in any field, that use data from PSID or its supplements—the Child Development Supplement, the Transition into Adulthood Supplement, the Disability and Use of Time Supplement, the Childhood Retrospective Circumstances Study, or the Wellbeing and Daily Life Supplement.

Submission Deadline: June 3, 2019

For more information see the announcement flyer 

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Select Topics in International Censuses (STIC) for the 2020 round of censuses

U.S. Census Bureau

The U.S. Census Bureau is releasing the STIC series leading into the 2020 round of censuses. Notes in the series complement the U.N. Principles and Recommendations on Population and Housing Censuses by describing key topics in more detail. Sponsored by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the STIC series is designed to assist staff in national statistical offices address many of the most pressing issues in the 2020 round.

For more information please visit the website 

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Policy Research on Neighborhoods and Health

UCSF - Open until filled

The University of California San Francisco's Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics is seeking an individual to conduct policy research to examine the effects of neighborhood socioeconomic deprivation on health. The fellow will also work with the principal investigator on other related projects, leveraging natural experiments to study the effects of social policies on health.The Neighborhood-Health Policy Research project involves analyzing large Danish register data to examine the effects of neighborhood deprivation on dementia and its vascular risk factors among a cohort of immigrants to Denmark.

Deadline: Open until filled 

For more information see the announcement