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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 

FAHS-BECK Research Grants

FAHS-BECK fund for research and experimentation April 1, 2019

The FAHS-BECK will provide grants of up to $20,000 to support the research of faculty members or post-doctoral researchers affiliated with non-profit human service organizations in the United States and Canada in the areas of:  studies to develop, refine, evaluate, or disseminate innovative interventions designed to prevent or ameliorate major social, psychological, behavioral or public health problems affecting children, adults, couples, families, or communities. 

Deadline: November 1, 2018 and April 1, 2019

See the announcement for more information

Student Research Position

Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Health (ANSIRH) Program at UCSF - Open until filled

ANSIRH seeks a master’s or doctoral student quantitative researcher to support data analysis for a longitudinal
study on the Sexual Health and Reproductive Empowerment of Young Adults.

Deadline: Open until filled

For more information see the announcement

Full-Time Lab Coordinator

UMD Human Development Division - Open until filled

The Family Involvement Laboratory at UMD is seeking a highly motivated and organized individual to be the project manager for the Every Day Learning research project. 

Position open until filled

For more information see the announcement flyer

Economic Measurement and Research Internship Program

U.S. Census Bureau - Open deadline

The Center for Economic Studies (CES) at the U.S. Census Bureau is looking for interns to assist in research that involves using administrative records data linked to other data held at the Census Bureau.

Deadline: Open deadline

For more information see the Economic Measurement and Research Internship (EMRI) Program

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 

U.S. Census Bureau Opportunities

U.S. Census Bureau, Pay Grades 9-14 - Open until filled

The U.S. Census Bureau is looking for qualified U.S. citizens with backgrounds in demography, sociology, mathematics, statistics, or related fields. Experience with demographic analysis, population estimates and projections, survey research, and quantitative data analysis of large data sets is a plus.

Deadline: Positions open until filled

Those interested in the Decennial Census and other positions should apply at USAJOBS.  
(A saved search of "Census" will deliver any new notices as they are posted) 

Assistant Professor of Sociology and Criminal Justice

University of North Carolina at Pembroke - Position open until filled

The Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice invites applications for an assistant professor of sociology and criminal justice beginning in August 2019. At the time of appointment, the successful candidate must have a PhD in sociology supplemented by 18 graduate credits in criminal justice or a PhD in criminal justice supplemented by 18 graduate credits in sociology.

Position open until filled

For more information see the announcement 

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Poverty and Social Policy

Columbia University School of Social Work - Position open until filled

The Center on Poverty and Social Policy, at the Columbia University School of Social Work, is seeking a postdoctoral scholar with a PhD in economics, public policy, demography, social work, sociology or a related discipline to conduct analyses on poverty at the national, state, and local levels. 

Please submit the following materials under the subject line of CPSP Postdoc to cpsp@columbia.edu

- CV or resume

Sample paper or publication

- Three letters of recommendation

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis

Assistant Professor in Community-Engaged Research in Community Development

University of Kentucky - Position open until filled

The University of Kentucky Department of Community & Leadership Development (UK-CLD) seeks candidates to fill a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Community-Engaged Research in Community Development.

Position open until filled 

For more information see the announcement 

Post-Doctoral Fellowship

Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health - April 15, 2019

 A post-doctoral fellowship is available at the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, focusing on the measurement of demographic trends in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). 

Deadline: April 15, 2019

For more information see the announcement 

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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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Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship

University of Utah - Open until filled

he University of Utah Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology is accepting applications for Postdoctoral Fellowships to work in the Division of Family Planning to provide mentored research experience and prepare fellows for independent academic research careers. 

Deadline: Open until filled

For more information see the announcement 

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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PDF document icon Postdoc on Older Adult Health.pdf — PDF document, 34 KB (34879 bytes)

Postdoctoral Fellow

Princeton University/UCLA - Open until filled

The Office of Population Research, Princeton University, and the California Center for Population Research, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) are looking for a Post-doctoral fellow 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. 

Deadline: Position open until filled 

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 

Panel on “The Perils and Promise of Community Engaged Research”

Pre-conference PAA - April 10, 2019

Join us for the preconference event on “The Perils and Promise of Community Engaged Research” at PAA in conjunction with MPRC if you are interested in hearing about population health research. Please plan to attend this panel discussion and reception at the PAA Annual Meetings in Austin, TX. Organized by Faculty Associate Chris Bachrach and Dawn Upchurch, it will feature comments by Mark Hayward, Professor of Sociology and Centennial Commission Professor in the Liberal Arts, University of Texas at Austin, Lourdes Rodriguez, Associate Professor and Director, Center for Place-Based Initiatives, Dell Medical School, University of Texas at Austin, David Vlahov, Associate Dean of Research, Yale School of Nursing, and Rachel Kimbro, Professor of Sociology, Rice University. There will be plenty of time for networking, refreshments, and a lively audience discussion.

Date and Time: Wednesday, April 10, 2019 from 6:00 to 7:30 PM at JW Marriott, Brazos 206

For more information see the announcement

IAPHS Pre-Conference Workshop

IAPHS - May 5, 2019

This one-day workshop will provide an orientation to the value of interdisciplinary collaboration, challenges inherent in interdisciplinary work, and skills and resources that facilitate interdisciplinary success in population health science.  Workshop participants will engage with leading population health and interdisciplinary scholars in interactive group exercises and case studies with a focus on the combining the knowledge, theory, and methods of diverse fields to understand and address health disparities.

Application Deadline: May 5, 2019

Workshop Date: October 1, 2019 9:30AM - 5:00PM - Sheraton Seattle Hotel, Seattle, Washington

For more information see the announcement 

Two Posdoctoral Fellows

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PDF document icon TwoPostdocsDondena.pdf — PDF document, 1.69 MB (1773617 bytes)

Secondary Data Analysis of Prevention Interventions

NIH - April 2, 2019

This R01 Research Project Grant from NIH encourages research to integrate/harmonize existing data sets from preventive intervention for mental health disorders trials implemented early in life to: 1) examine risk and protective factors relevant to later mental health outcomes in childhood, adolescence and young adulthood; and 2) determine whether preventive interventions delivered earlier in life have long-term effects, and/or cross-over effects. 

Deadline: April 2, 2019

For more information see the announcement 

Graduate Research Fellowship in the Social and Behavioral Sciences

NIJ - April 8, 2019

The NIJ Graduate Research Fellowship (GRF) Program in Social and Behavioral Sciences is open to doctoral students in all social and behavioral science disciplines relevant to ensuring public safety, preventing and controlling crime, and ensuring the effective administration of criminal justice in the United States. Of particular interest is research on issues deemed critical by the U.S. Department of Justice: violent crime reduction, enhancing investigations and prosecutions, protecting police officers and other public safety personnel, combating the opioid epidemic, victimization, and addressing illegal immigration.

Deadline: April 8, 2019

For more information see the announcement

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

Comparative Population Studies Journal - March 29, 2019

The Comparative Population Studies Journal invites submissions to a Special Issue on: Internal Migration as a Driver of Regional Population Change in Europe: Updating Ravenstein. The aim of the special issue is to present new findings and insights into the role of migration in the development of the populations of cities and regions in Europe. Migration, within a country, between European states and between Europe and the Rest of the World, is playing an increasingly important role in shaping population in the settlement system. 

Submission Deadline: March 29, 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 


Post-Doctoral Scholar on Child Support

Rutgers University - Open until filled

Rutgers University School of Social Work seeks a postdoctoral scholar to work on a collaborative, multi-year, multi-faceted project focused on social and economic policies, the role that fathers can play in improving the well-being of children, the role of social policies in promoting or inhibiting fathers’ involvement with their children, child support, and child well-being in the United States and Latin America.

Deadline: Position open until filled 

For more information see the announcement

2019 NIH Regional Seminar

NIH - May 15-17, 2019

If you are new to working with NIH grants and ready to learn, engage and connect with others who are eager to gain a better understanding of NIH grant policies and processes…then register today for the Spring 2019 NIH Regional Seminar on Program Funding and Grants Administration! 

Registration ends March 29, 2019. 

NIH Regional Seminar will take place May 15-17, 2019 at the Renaissance Baltimore Harbor place Hotel in Baltimore, MD. 

For more information see the announcement 

Matrix Research Teams (2019-2020)

UC Berkeley - March 29, 2019

Social Science Matrix, UC Berkeley’s cross-disciplinary social science incubator, invites proposals from faculty, students, and researchers for Matrix Research Teams for the 2019-2020 academic year. Matrix Research Teams are groups of scholars who gather regularly to explore or develop a novel question of significance in the social sciences. Successful research teams integrate participants from several social-science disciplines and diverse ranks (i.e. faculty and graduate students), address a compelling research question with real-world significance, and deploy or develop appropriate methodologies in creative ways.

Deadline: March 29, 2019

For more information see the 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. 

Graduate Research Fellowship in the Social and Behavioral Sciences

DOJ, OJP, NIJ - April 8, 2019

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is seeking applications for funding of innovative doctoral dissertation research in the social and behavioral sciences that is relevant to reducing and preventing violent crime, combating the opioid epidemic, promoting law enforcement officer safety, health, and wellness, rescuing and restoring crime victims, securing our Nation’s borders, and enhancing law enforcement investigations and prosecutions.

Applications due: April 8, 2019

For more information see the announcement 

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 

2019 PAA Time Use Workshop

IPUMS - April 10, 2019

The IPUMS Time Use Data and Studying Health & Well-being workshop will be using ATUS and MTUS data to investigate health and well-being. Presenter will be Faculty Associate Dr. Liana Sayer. 

Date and Time: Wednesday, April 10, 8:00am - 12:00pm, Room 307, JW Marriott, Austin, TX

For more information on registration see the announcement 

Call for papers: 41st IATUR Conference

IATUR - May 10, 2019

The International Association for Time Use Research (IATUR) is pleased to announce the 41st IATUR Conference at the American University in Washington DC, USA. The main conference takes place from 10-12 July 2019 and will be hosted by the School of Public Affairs of the American University together with the Population Research Center of the University of Maryland.

Submission Deadline: May 10, 2019

For more information see the announcement 

Introduction to Social Network Analysis Workshop

Statistical Horizons - May 3, 2019

This 2-day intensive workshop provides an introduction to doing research on social networks. The course is very hands-on, emphasizing mastering the software and using the concepts and methods to answer research questions. It also covers use of network analysis in applied settings such as management consulting and criminology. We will use the UCINET software package. Taught by Dr. Stephen Borgatti.

Date: May 3-4, 2019, Philadelphia, PA. 

Register before April 3 to receive early registration pricing.

For more information on registration 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 

Research and Evaluation on White Collar Crime

National Institute of Justice - May 2, 2019

NIJ is seeking applications for funding research and evaluation projects that will improve our knowledge on how to identify, prevent, and reduce white collar crime in the United States. There are many types of offenses that may be classified as white collar crime. This solicitation focuses on three types of white collar crime: health care fraud, cyber-crime against individuals, and elder fraud. 

Deadline: May 2, 2019

For more information see the announcement 


Research and Evaluation on Violence Against Women

National Institute of Justice - April 15, 2019

The goals of National Institute of Justice (NIJ) Violence Against Women (VAW) program of research are to improve knowledge and understanding of intimate partner and dating violence, stalking, and sexual violence through science to best prevent and respond to these crimes. This call for proposals is tied to Department of Justice priorities related to reducing violent crime, responding to victimization, protecting police officers, and enhancing investigations and prosecution. 

Deadline: April 15, 2019

For more information see the announcement 

Research and Evaluation on Gangs and Gang Violence

NIJ - April 29, 2019

NIJ is seeking applications for the funding of research and program evaluation projects that inform efforts to prevent and reduce street gang activity, violence, and victimization in the United States. Gangs and gang members are responsible for a large amount of crime and violence in many localities, and are responsible for a disproportionate share in those communities most afflicted by crime and violence.

Deadline: April 29, 2019

For more information see the announcement 

Social Network Analysis Short Course

UMD - May 1-3, 2019

The Center for Integrated Latent Variable Research (CILVR) at The University of Maryland invites research professionals, faculty, and graduate students to their Three-Day short course on "Social Network Analysis". 

Instructor: Dr. Tracy Sweet, UMD

Dates: May 1 - 3, 2019 (Wednesday - Friday) 

For more information see the annoucement 

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   

 

Webinar: Older People Working Longer, Earning More

U.S. Census Bureau - March 20, 2019

James Spletzer presents, “Older People Working Longer, Earning More.” By 2030, the U.S. Census Bureau projects that one in every five residents will be older than age 65. What do we know about older workers’ labor market participation and earnings today?

Date: Wednesday, March 20, 2019

For more information see the announcement 

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Assistant, Associate or Full Professor in Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics

CUNY - Open until filled

The Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy (CUNY SPH) seeks a tenure-track or tenured faculty member who will: 1) contribute to strengthening and developing graduate-level training programs in epidemiology and biostatistics; 2) teach advanced graduate courses in epidemiology and/or biostatistics and mentor graduate students; 3) lead and publish high impact research in epidemiology and/or biostatistics; 4) collaboratively seek external research funding with multi-disciplinary teams; and 5) participate in Department, School and University events and committees.

Deadline: Open until filled with resume review to begin March 15, 2019

For more information see the announcement flyer