Post-doctoral Research Associate - Cambridge Group for the History of Population & Social Structure

posted 11 February 2015.

The Cambridge Group for the History of Population and Social Structure, Department of Geography is seeking to appoint a post-doctoral Research Associate to work with Dr Alice Reid, Principal Investigator for a new research project, "An Atlas of Victorian Fertility Decline".

Applications are invited from individuals who have expertise in the statistical analysis of large data sets and ideally also in demographic techniques and measurement. Experience of working with historic census data is desirable and an interest in historical demography and Victorian Britain would be an advantage.

Applicants must have received a PhD in demography, statistics or a related subject. We are seeking applicants with outstanding research potential who can work closely with others but who also follow their own initiative.

For more information and how to apply, please see   

Two Lecturer / Senior Lecturer Posts in Social Statistics, School of Social Sciences, University of Manchester

Closing date : 26/02/2015

. Reference : HUM-05935 - Faculty / Organisational unit : Humanities School / Directorate : School of Social Sciences - Division : Social Statistics - Employment type : Permanent - Location : Oxford Road, Manchester - Salary : £34,233 to £47,328 per annum (for Lecturer) or £48,743 to £58,172 per annum (for Senior Lecturer) - Hours per week : Full time - Details and an online application form at:  
Applications are invited for two Lectureship/Senior Lectureship positions in Social Statistics tenable from 1st August 2015. The appointed candidates will join the Social Statistics Discipline Area and will provide academic leadership within the associated research institute: The Cathie Marsh Institute for Social Research (CMIST), with respect to both research and the design and implementation of teaching programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Applicants must have established a reputation in Social Statistics, supported by a strong record of published research output and a wider record of achievement with publications in statistics or methodological journals. Applicants with background in Quantitative Social Science are invited to apply but specializations in quantitative demographic methods, survey and census methodology, small area estimation, multilevel/hierarchical models,
development and application of computational statistical methods, longitudinal data analysis, missing data problems and social network analysis, are particularly welcome. Salary will be within the range from £34,233 – £47,328 (for appointment at lecturer level) and £48,743 - £58,172 (for appointment at senior lecturer level) per annum (According to experience). Informal inquiries may be made to Professor Natalie Shlomo. Email: - For information about Social Statistics, see  - Applications should be made on line. If you are unable to apply on line please request an application form by emailing quoting the reference number or by calling 0161 275 8838 (HR team recruitment line number). 

Research Associate, Demographer – PRIVMORT - UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE

 - Department of Sociology - Faculty of Human, Social and Political Sciences - One Research Associate in Sociology – Full time - Vacancy Ref: JM05271 - Annual salary scale: £28,695 - £37,394
The Department of Sociology is seeking to appoint one suitably qualified individual as a Research Associate to work with Professor Lawrence King on a European Research Council funded research project examining the relationship between mass privatization and mortality in post-communist Eastern Europe. The research associate will be expected to assist with the preparation and analysis of data sets, the preparation of manuscripts for scholarly publication. The post will start on the 1st of April 2015 and will run until 31st of March 2017.
Applications are invited from individuals who have expertise and research experience in analysing complex demographic surveys and demographic modelling of mortality outcomes. Applicants must have, or be working towards, a PhD in demography, epidemiology, statistics, sociology or a related discipline at the time of appointment. We are seeking applicants with outstanding research potential. Candidates should have excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Applicants must have a record of high quality quantitative research. We are seeking applicants who have experience working on and preparing large firm as well as population survey datasets. Excellent knowledge of STATA, SAS or R is a requirement.
Further information about the Department and the Faculty can be found at  and . Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Lawrence King at  or telephone +44 (0) 01223 655205.
Applications should be sent to Mr Alistair Cameron ( ), Faculty of Human, Social and Political Sciences, University of Cambridge, Free School Lane, Cambridge, CB2 3RQ to reach him by 10th March 2015. Please quote reference JM05271.
Applications should include a personal statement, a curriculum vitae and a signed and completed copy of Parts 1 and 3 of the CHRIS/6 form: ( Applicants should also arrange for two referees to send references directly to Mr Alistair Cameron on their behalf by the same date, enclosing a completed data protection form: Information should be submitted to: Alistair Cameron, email: 

Office for National Statistics

See their recruitment page for job opportunities in the Office for National Statistics and other parts of government

Max Plank Institute for Demographic Research, Rostock, Germany

The Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research frequently has fellowships/jobs available for post-grads and post-docs in demography

Population Association of America

See the Population Association of America website for jobs/fellowships available in the US