Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology

Postdoctoral Position in Family Demography/Sociology

Posted: 1/9/2017 (Employment)

The Department of Sociology at the University of Western Ontario invites applications for a postdoctoral scholar in Sociology and Demography as part of the SSHRC and CIHR funded project CREW. The main focus will be on the population of older adults without close kin, and how the welfare state shapes their well-being. The main datasets for this project will be SHARE, the Canadian General Social Survey, and the GGS (Generations and Gender Surveys). We will also use microsimulation to examine how the population of older adults without (close) kin may change in the future. The initial duration for this position is one year, with the possibility of extension of up to 1.5 additional years. The position will be supervised by Dr. Rachel Margolis.

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Deadline: 01/16/2017

Location: University of Western Ontario