ECPR Standing Group on Political SociologyThe ECPR Standing Group on Political Sociology was established in 2010 and aims at promoting political sociology approaches within the ECPR. On this website, we publish news regarding calls for papers, conferences, and job opportunities. You can also find some syllabi of classes in the field of political sociology. If you want us to publish your call for papers or other information, please use the contact form
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- New publication ‘The Fight for Ethical Fashion’
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- Social movements and corporations in the global South
- The International Post-Doc Initiative for female researchers, Technische Universität Berlin
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Two ERC-funded PhD Studentships in Politics/Social Science at the University of Exeter (Streatham Campus)
The PhDs are funded through a Starting Grant of the European Research Council (ERC-STATORG) awarded to Principal Investigator (PI) Prof. Nicole Bolleyer. The five-year, interdisciplinary project addresses the following questions: Which regulatory frameworks are in place in 19 long-lived democracies to steer the behaviour of membership-based, voluntary organizations (e.g. parties, NGOs, interest groups, charities) (phase 1)? How do distinct regulatory frameworks affect the operation, evolution and survival of these voluntary organizations (phase 2)? The two studentships are embedded in phase 2 of STATORG which studies the long-term evolution of parties, interest groups and charities formed post 1980 in a small … Continue reading
Between 2013 and 2018 the International Post-Doc Initiative (IPODI) of the Technische Universität Berlin awards 21+2 two-year fellowships to international female researchers in three internationally open calls. IPODI is part of an initiative (Wissenschaftlerinnen an die Spitze) that aims at increasing the number of women in leadership positions. IPODI addresses outstanding female researchers regardless of their nationality or age and is open to applications from all fields of research represented at the TU Berlin. The second call for applications is open until 15 December 2014. A further call for applications will follow in 2015. IPODI has received funding from the European Union’s … Continue reading
2 research positions, University of Potsdam (Germany), sub-project of research group on international public administration
The University of Potsdam (Germany), Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences, invites applications for two positions: Academic Staff Members (Reference number: 113/2014) Successful candidates will work for 26 hours per week and should be able to begin work on 1 June 2014. Both positions end on 31 May 2017. Remuneration is based on German pay grade 13 “TV-Länder”. The positions are associated with the larger Research Group “International Public Administrations. The Emergence and Development of Administrative Patterns and their Effects on International Policy-Making”, which is funded by the DFG and coordinated by Professor Christoph Knill (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich). Successful candidates will … Continue reading
LSE’s Department of Sociology is recruiting two Lecturers (assistant professors) and a Chair (full professor). See the advert here
The University of Ottawa is recruiting two professors in quantitative methods and in American politics You can find detailed job information here (in French).
The Institute for Political and International Studies (IEPI) of the University of Lausanne has an open position as a Research & Teaching Assistant for a PhD student in political sociology. Deadline for applications is July 31 2011. More information by clicking here.
Sciences Po Paris opened two faculty positions (tenured Professor) in political sociology (voting and political behaviour) and in international relations, to be filled by January 2012. More details can be found here for the position in political sociology, and here for the position in international relations.
The European Institutes for Advanced Study (EURIAS) Fellowship Programme is an international researcher mobility programme offering 10-month residencies in one of the 14 participating Institutes: Berlin, Bologna, Brussels, Bucharest, Budapest, Cambridge, Helsinki, Jerusalem, Lyons, Nantes, Paris, Uppsala, Vienna, Wassenaar. The Institutes for Advanced Study support the focused, self-directed work of outstanding researchers. The fellows benefit from the finest intellectual and research conditions and from the stimulating environment of a multi-disciplinary and international community of first-rate scholars. For the 2012-2013 academic year, EURIAS offers 36 fellowships (19 junior and 17 senior positions). All IAS have agreed on common standards, including the … Continue reading
The Université libre de Bruxelles, Institut d’études européennes, offers a 2-Year long Post-Doc Research Fellowship on “The EU as a Global Discursive Actor”, from September 1st, 2011 till August 31st, 2013. Attached to the Vice-President of the Institut d’Etudes Européennes (IEE), the hired researcher will seek to contribute to the research capacities of the EUNRAGG research unit specifically within the context of the EU FP7 funded project “Europe Facing a Rising Multipolar World” entitled ‘Global Re-ordering: Evolution through European Networks’ (GR:EEN) More information can be found here Deadline for application: May 1st 2011.
6 Postdoc positions are open at the Humboldt University Berlin. Assignment: Research within a postdoctoral program for young researchers in sociology and political science, set up a research group in the course of the year and apply for its funding. Click here for more information on how to apply.