Post-doc vacancy at KU Leuven

VACANCY: Post-doc (3 years) for the project ‘Distorted knowledge? A study into bias-inducing practices in comparative social science research’. Centre for Sociological Research, KU Leuven, Belgium

(Supervisors: prof Bart Meuleman and prof Wim van Oorschot)                Application deadline: 31 March, 2016

The research project’s main aim is to shed more light on how current research practices potentially threaten the validity and reliability of results published in sociological and political science journals, focusing in particular on cross-national survey research. The project has four sub-studies: 1) quality of reporting, 2) conceptual validity, 3) use and misuse of multilevel modeling, 4) null-hypothesis statistical testing.

More info on project and application procedure:

Wim van Oorschot Professor of Social Policy                                                               Leuven University  – Centre for Sociological Research CESO                                           European Data Centre for Work and Welfare EDAC Parkstraat 45, 3000 Leuven, Belgium        tel: 0032 (0)