A fully funded PhD position is open at the Department of Sociology, University of Zurich. Prof. Dr. Per Block's team is looking for a doctoral candidate to study social / occupational mobility using statistical social network methods.
The PhD position is part of a 5-year project funded by the Swiss national science foundation. The project focusses on understanding how individuals move between jobs and occupations over the life-course and between generations. The project uses statistical methods developed for the analysis of social networks to gain new insights into the social component of mobility.