POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS - The Centre for demographic research (DEMO) de l'Université catholique de Louvain – Belgium

informs you of the launch of the «FSR Post-doc 2018» call for postdoc fellowships by the Université catholique de Louvain. These fellowships – for a period of 24 months – are addressed to researchers who have not stayed or worked in Belgium for more than 12 months over the last 3 years, and with maximum 5 years of postdoctoral experience.
Candidates Candidates must also apply in parallel to the Mandates of the F.R.S.-FNRS:
Information on this call and application forms are available at:

The application for a postdoctoral fellowship needs to be supported by the Research Centre in which the applicant intends to work. Interested candidates are invited to follow this procedure:

•    For Monday, November 20, 2017: send a CV (first three pages of the application form) and a preliminary project (1-2 pages). This should be sent by email to
•    Friday, December 8: shortlisted candidates will be informed by the research centre.
•    December 8, 2017 to January 29, 2018: Preparation of the application, with the support of the research centre.
•    January 29, 2018: deadline for submission of applications:

Research in the Centre for Demographic Research is organized around these broad themes.
•    Methods of data collection and data analysis
•    Historical demography
•    Couples formation, fertility, gender, and well-being
•    Ageing and intergenerational relations-  
•    Health and Mortality
•    Migrations, urbanisation and spatial redistribution of population
•    Population and environment.
Here is some examples of general themes that can be supported
•    Longterm urban, demographic and economic transitions: the role of internal and     international migrations (P. Bocquier)
•    Child mortality, migration and family composition in Africa: comparative longitudinal analysis (P. Bocquier)
•    Socioeconomic inequalities and celibacy: international comparison of trends in marriage practices (P. Bocquier)
•    International migration during the interwar period (T. Eggerickx)
•    The migration of elderly (T. Eggerickx)
•    Bayesian modelling of mortality trends (B. Masquelier)
•    Mortality and causes of death in low and middle-income countries (B. Masquelier)
•    Social and spatial inequalities in mortality in Belgium (T. Eggerickx, B. Masquelier)
•    Microsimulation in demographic research (B. Masquelier)
•    Family transformations in a gender perspective (E. Rizzi)
•    Ageing and family ties (E. Rizzi)
•     Life course events and well-being (E. Rizzi)
•    International migration and integration in Belgium, with a focus on subSaharan African migrants (B. Schoumaker)

Post-doctoral fellow in historical demography/economic history (2+2 years)

Lund University is inviting applications for a post-doc/early-stage researcher position in historical demography/economic history starting January 1, 2018 (or by agreement). The tenure is limited to two years, with a possibility of extension for an additional two years.
The researcher will be employed at the Department of Economic History and be affiliated with the Center for Economic Demography at the Lund University School of Economics and Management (LUSEM). He/she will work in the research program “The Rise and Fall of the Industrial City: Landskrona Population Study” together with other post docs and senior researchers, doing demographic analyses using longitudinal individual-level data for the period 1900-2010.

Candidates must have a PhD in a field related to historical demography (e.g. Economic History, History, Demography, Economics, Sociology, Geography), received no more than three years ago (unless the applicant has been on parental leave or leave due to illness). Applications will also be accepted from persons who have not yet completed their PhD, but this condition must be satisfied at the time of employment.
More details about the post and information on how to apply can be found at the following link:
The closing date for receipt of applications is 15 November 2017. We are unable to accept any late applications.   

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