Sociologický ústav SAV | Institute for sociology of SAS

Junior researcher / researcher: Open call for applications

The institute for Sociology of the Slovak Academy of Sciences invites applications for the position of a junior researcher / researcher.

We offer
  • creative work for people interested in academic research
  • participation in international projects
  • participation in international comparative research
  • opportunities for professional growth
We expect
  • a PhD (or an almost finished PhD) in Sociology, Economics, Political Sciences, Social Geography or in other related fields
  • an extensive experience with academic publishing exemplified by publications in relevant journals or books published at well established academic publishers
  • excellent English proficiency
We appreciate
  • a research stay at a prestigious academic institution outside of Slovakia
  • experience with statistical software and advanced statistical methods

The applications for the position can be send until June 15 2022 to The application must include a statement of purpose and a CV with a detailed list of publications.

The deadline of this call is June 15 2022. Short-listed candidates will be invited for an interview in June 2022.

The offered gross monthly salary for a PhD holder is in the range of 1 120 to 1 525 EUR based on previous work experience. In addition to the gross salary a competitive post-doc stipend of 300 EUR for 2 + 1 years is available for candidates with an excellent publication track record.

Fresh PhD holders can apply for an additional monthly stipend of 150 EUR.

Additional performance premiums and project participation premiums are provided by the Institute.

The earliest start is September 1 2022 with the possibility to individually agree on a later starting date.
Institute for Sociology of SAS, Klemensova 19, 813 64 Bratislava, Slovak Republic