Published: 16. 4. 2014

Applications for Research Position at the project Dynamics of Change in Czech Society

This five year project will examine the Czech Society using a household panel survey research design. This study will focus on five themes: Family life, health, time use and income management; Education and the labour market; Social stratification; Housing choices and inequalities; and Political participation and civil society.

Qualifications Required:

  • Possess a master’s degree in sociology or related social science field, or will complete such a degree in 2014, and intend to pursue a Ph.D. in sociology or a related field.
  • Students in the early stages of a Ph.D. in sociology or a related social science discipline are also encouraged to apply.
  • Willingness to write a Ph.D. dissertation using Czech Household Panel Survey data.
  • Have a strong interest in a career in survey research and data analysis.
  • Have some knowledge of any of the following statistical software SPSS, STATA, R, etc.
  • Good command of English.


We offer a full-time position in a top public research institution, participation in a prestigious research project that offers a unique opportunity for career development and professional growth. A competitive salary will be offered subject to conditions specified by the regulations of the Institute of Sociology AS CR and the Czech Science Foundation.

Application Procedure:

  1. CV (in Czech or English) providing details of academic qualifications and research experience.
  2. Sample of academic writing in Czech or English that may be from an academic paper/essay, dissertation chapter or journal article.
  3. Name and contact details of two referees.
  4. Other documentation the applicant wishes to be considered in the assessment.

These application documents should be emailed by midnight May 28 2014 to Michaela Röschová at michaela.roschova@soc.cas.cz. Selected candidates will be invited to attend for personal interview, which will take place in mid-June 2014. Appointment to this research post will commence on July 1, 2014.

Contact: Tel. +420 310 210 204



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