Call for Applicants

Since its foundation in 1614, the University of Groningen has enjoyed an international reputation as a dynamic and innovative center of higher education offering high-quality teaching and research. Balanced study and career paths in a wide variety of disciplines encourage the 30,000 students and researchers to develop their own individual talents. Belonging to the best research universities in Europe and joining forces with prestigious partner universities and networks, the University of Groningen is truly an international place of knowledge.
The Faculty of Behavioral and Social Sciences is a center of knowledge focusing on individuals and society. The faculty studies issues relating to human behavior, the relationships between people, and society as a whole. This includes the study of how people function under normal circumstances, but also of the problems encountered by individuals or groups, and how these can be resolved or prevented.
This Assistant Professor position is situated within the department of Sociology. This department is responsible for teaching at bachelor and (research) master level. The department is member of the Interuniversity Center for Social Science Theory and Methodology (ICS) (see:

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Mini-Conference of the Comparative Historical Sociology Section
Friday, August 19, 2016
Seattle, Washington

The Comparative Historical Sociology section of the American Sociological Association and the Equality Development and Globalization Studies (EDGS) program at Northwestern University are pleased to announce a mini-conference entitled “Can Comparative Historical Sociology Save the World?” The conference will take place August 19th, 2016 at the University of Washington, in Seattle.

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Organizations and Their Effectiveness

June 27 through July 8, 2016

Robert Gibbons, Economics and Management, MIT
Woody Powell, Education and Sociology, Stanford University


The CASBS 2016 summer institute, Organizations and Their Effectiveness, will take place from June 27 through July 8, 2016 at the Center on the Stanford University campus. Ten fellowships will be awarded to cover tuition, room and board, and travel. The deadline for applications will be in early January; decisions will be sent mid-February 2016.

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Please join us for the 6th annual Arizona Methods Workshops
January 7-9, 2016

These 3-day workshops are open to everyone and are hosted by the School of Sociology at the University of Arizona in Tucson, where all workshops are held.

This year we are offering 6 workshops:
~ Qualitative Data Analysis in ATLAS.ti with Corey Abramson
~ Programming in Stata with Jennifer Earl
~ Introduction to Social Network Analysis with Joe Galaskiewicz
~ Qualitative Comparative Analysis with Claude Rubinson
~ Introduction to R with Katerina Sinclair
~ Introduction to Machine Learning with Jacob Foster

Cost is $400 for one workshop and $650 for two.  Students receive a 50% discount.  Graduate students can apply for the Scott R. Eliason Scholarship, which offers free tuition.

For details, registration, and information about lodging and scholarships:

Downloadable and printable flyer:

Please direct questions to:
Erin Leahey, Organizer


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