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205 Social science job vacancies - April, 2023


  • Sweden (80)
  • The Netherlands (63)
  • Norway (50)
  • Denmark (34)
  • Switzerland (18)


  • PhD (135)
  • Postdoc (66)
  • Assistant Professor (16)
  • Lecturer (9)
  • Associate Professor (6)
  • Research Assistant (6)
  • Researcher (6)
  • Professor (4)
  • Tenure Track Faculty (2)
  • Educator - Teacher (1)


  • Psychology (46)
  • Political Science (44)
  • Sociology (43)
  • Economics (39)
  • Social Science (39)
  • History (26)
  • Computer Science (19)
  • Environmental Science (18)
  • Anthropology (17)
  • Human Geography (Anthropogeography) (17)


  • Masters Degree (139)
  • PhD Degree (100)
  • Bachelors Degree (5)
  • Relevant Experience (2)

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Karolinska University Logo - Sweden

Doctoral position in psychiatric epidemiology

Do you want to contribute to top quality medical research?To be a doctoral student means to devote oneself to a research project under supervision of experienced researchers and following an individua...

Listed: Mar 31, 2023
Deadline: Apr 19, 2023
Logo of Chalmers University of Technology (CUT), Sweden

Postdoc in supply-chain policies for deforestation-free landscapes

Ref REF 2023-0122Reducing deforestation is critical for efforts to tackle the climate and biodiversity crises. Yet recent years’ groundswell of commitments from companies, financial institutions, and ...

Listed: Mar 30, 2023
Deadline: Apr 30, 2023
University of Gothenburg, Sweden Logo

Senior lecturer in social work with a specialization in social law

Göteborgs universitet möter samhällets utmaningar med mångsidig kunskap. 56 000 studenter och 6 600 medarbetare gör universitetet till en stor och inspirerande arbetsplats. Stark forskning och attrakt...

Listed: Mar 30, 2023
Deadline: May 04, 2023
Lund University, Sweden - Logo

Postdoctor in Political Science, focus on AI and political behaviour

The Department announces one vacant position as a 2-year postdoctoral fellow with an orientation towards AI and political behaviour, and cross-disciplinary research. The postdoctoral position is fully...

Listed: Mar 30, 2023
Deadline: Apr 16, 2023
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Postdoctoral researcher in sustainable food innovation

The International Institute for Industrial Environmental Economics (IIIEE) at Lund University was founded in 1994 and has since developed genuine interdisciplinary education and research with focus on...

Listed: Mar 30, 2023
Deadline: Apr 12, 2023
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PhD student in Medical Science

The Department of Women's and Children's Health is an international and multidisciplinary institution with a focus on women's, parents' and children's health and welfare. The global health perspective...

Listed: Mar 30, 2023
Deadline: Apr 21, 2023
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PhD student in Linguistics subfield language description

The Department of Linguistics and Philology is involved in research and education in a number of languages and language-related subjects and provides an international work environment. The department’...

Listed: Mar 30, 2023
Deadline: Apr 14, 2023
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Senior Lecturer or Associate Professor in pedagogy, focus on teaching and learning in higher education

Ref. No. SU FV-0437-23at the Department of Education. (Closing date: 2023-04-03) Prolonged application time-new closing date: 24 April 2023.Subject/subject descriptionEducation is a discipline that st...

Listed: Mar 30, 2023
Deadline: Apr 24, 2023
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PhD students in the History of ideas with a specialization in political thought (2)

The Department of Culture and Aesthetics (IKE) is a large and dynamic department within the Faculty of Humanities with about 140 employees. The department has about 40 PhD students in History of Ideas...

Listed: Mar 30, 2023
Deadline: May 10, 2023
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Postdoc in User Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Copenhagen Business School invites applications for a postdoc position in User Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the Department of Strategy and Innovation. Starting date is September 2023 (or at a mu...

Listed: Mar 27, 2023
Deadline: May 01, 2023

World University Rankings for Social Science Subject

THE 2023 Social Sciences

Below are the top 10 World University Rankings 2023 by Subject Social Sciences published by Times Higher Education

  1. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
  2. Stanford University
  3. University of Oxford
  4. Harvard University
  5. University of California, Berkeley
  6. Princeton University
  7. University of Cambridge
  8. London School of Economics and Political Science
  9. University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
  10. Yale University

QS 2022 Social Sciences & Management

Below are the top 10 QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022: Social Sciences & Management

  1. Harvard University
  2. University of Oxford
  3. London School of Economics and Political Science
  4. University of Cambridge
  5. Stanford University
  6. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
  7. National University of Singapore
  8. University of California, Berkeley (UCB)
  9. Yale University
  10. Bocconi University

U.S. News 2022 Social Sciences and Public Health

Below are the top 10 Best Global Universities for Social Sciences and Public Health 2022 published by U.S. News.

  1. Harvard University
  2. University of Oxford
  3. Johns Hopkins University
  4. University College London
  5. Stanford University
  6. University of Michigan
  7. University of Washington Seattle
  8. Columbia University
  9. University of Toronto
  10. London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine