Sonja Scheuring (M.Sc.)


Sonja Scheuring (M.Sc.)
Chair of Sociology, especially Methods of Empirical Social Research
University of Bamberg
Feldkirchenstraße 21
96045 Bamberg

phone: +49-951-863-3120
email: sonja.scheuring(at)

office hours: Tuesday 1-2 p.m., please make an appointment via email

room: 00.20C

Academic positions

Sonja Scheuring studied both Sociology (B.A. 2018) and Survey Statistics (M.Sc. 2016) at the University of Bamberg. During her studies she worked as a student associate at both the Chair of Sociology, especially Methods of Empirical Social Research at the University of Bamberg and the Leibniz Institute for Educational Trajectories (LIfBi). She assisted in EXCEPT as well as TEW-CCA project at the chair and in REGES project at the LIfBi. Besides these tasks, she worked as a tutor for data preparation and analysis using Stata for both Bachelor (Soziologisches Forschungspraktikum) and Master (Introduction in Stata) students. Additionally, she assisted as a student intern at the Institute for Employment Research (IAB) at the Research Data Centre (FDZ) and the Bavarian State Office for Statistics and Data Processing in the apartment for both university and traffic statistics. In April 2018 she began her doctoral studies and her job as research associate at the Chair for Sociology, especially Methods of Empirical Social Research at the University of Bamberg. She is both teaching associate and part of the team of “The socio-economic consequences of temporary employment: A comparative panel data analysis” SECCOPA project, which is funded with the European Research Council (ERC) starting grant until 2023.

Research interests

  • Social Inequality
  • Temporary and Atypical Employment
  • Subjective Well-Being
  • International Comparative Social Research
  • Methods for Panel Data Analyses
  • Methods of Quantitative Empirical Social Research


Wolter, S., Grunau, P., Mackeben, J., Scheuring, S., Steffes, S., Arnold, D., Sliwka, D., Butschek, S., Laske, K., Petters, L., Kampkötter, P. and P. Maier (2018). Arbeitsqualität und wirtschaftlicher Erfolg: Längsschnittstudie in deutschen Betrieben. Endbericht (Bundesministerium für Arbeit und Soziales. Forschungsbericht, 505), Berlin, 111 p.

This research report is available for download here 

Participation in conferences and workshops

[Nov 15-Nov 17, 2018] Presentation on "The Gendered Selection into Temporary Employment: Is It Really Flexibility?" at the Internal BAGSS Conference in Bayreuth. 

[Nov 16-Nov 17, 2017] Participation in IAB/ZEW Workshop "Assessing the Impact of Human Resource Management Practices" at the IAB in Nuremberg.

[Mar 06-Mar 10, 2017] Teaching Assistant for the Advanced Data Analysis Course "Multilevel Regression Modelling" at the ECPR Winter School in Bamberg, Germany.