Sonja Scheuring (M.Sc.)

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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)uni-bamberg.de

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 assistant 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 to 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 started 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. Currently she is working as research associate in 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. Besides that, since April 2019 she is an external lecturer at the Justus-Liebig University Giessen and since January 2020 she is working as research associate at the State Institute for Family Research at the University of Bamberg (ifb).

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

Publications

Scheuring, S. (2020) The Effect of Fixed-Term Employment on Well-Being: Disentangling the Micro-Mechanisms and the Moderating Role of Social Cohesion. Social Indicators Research, 152(1): 91–115. DOI: 10.1007/s11205-020-02421-9 Download

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. Download

Participation in conferences and workshops

[Oct 8-9, 2020] Teaching instructor for the workshop “Introduction into Multilevel Modelling using R” at (Online-)Methodentagen Giessen 2020.

[Jul 2, 2020] Presentation on “Examining the Dynamics of the Effects of Early Career Fixed-Term Employment Trajectories on Subjective Well-Being in Germany: Entrapment and Stepping Stone” at the ECSR 2020 Online Conference for Early Career Researchers.

[Feb 17-21, 2020] Teaching Assistant for the Advanced Data Analysis Course "Methods of Modern Causal Analysis Based on Observational Data" at the 9th ECPR Winter School in Methods and Techniques in Bamberg, Germany. 

[Feb 14-15, 2020] Teaching Assistant for the Short Course "Regression Refresher" at the 9th ECPR Winter School in Methods and Techniques in Bamberg, Germany. 

[Jan 23-24, 2020] Presentation on "Job Insecurity and Well-Being from a Life Course Perspective: A Sequence Analysis Based Approach" at the 12th Interdisciplinary Ph.D. Workshop of GradAB on "Perspectives on (Un-)Employment" at the Institute of Employment Research (IAB) in Nuremberg, Germany. 

[Nov 14-15, 2019] Presentations on "Job (In)Security and Well-Being within Couples: A Panel Data Analysis for East and West Germany" and "The Effect of Fixed-Term Employment on Well-Being: Disentangling the Micro-Mechanisms and the Moderating Role of Social Cohesion" at the ECSR workshop on "Labor Market Insecurity and Health of Family Members" at the University of Bamberg, which was organized by Jonas Voßemer and Sonja Scheuring. 

[Jul 5-7, 2019] Presentation on "Job Insecurity and Well-Being within Families: A Panel Data Analysis for East and West Germany" at the ISA RC06 International Symposium on Families amidst Global and Local Processes: Economic, Political and Cultural Change at the University of the Aegean in Rhodes, Greece.

[Jun 20-21, 2019] Presentation on "The Effect of Fixed-Term Employment on Well-Being: Disentangling the Micro-Mechanisms and the Moderating Role of Social Cohesion" at the 3rd Joint Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference by DemoSoc at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona, Spain.

[Apr 15-17, 2019] Presentation on "The Effect of Fixed-Term Employment on Well-Being: Disentangling the Micro-Mechanisms and the Moderating Role of Social Cohesion" at the 4th International ESS Conference of GESIS at the University of Mannheim, Germany.

[Apr 1-5, 2019] Participation in InGRID-2 Spring School on “Vulnerable groups on the labour market” plus presentation on "Temporary Employment and Subjective Well-Being: Empirically Testing the Latent Deprivation Model within and across European Countries” at the University of Amsterdam, Netherlands.

[Mar 7-8, 2019] Presentation on "The Gendered Selection into Temporary Employment across European Countries: Does the Male Breadwinner Norm Matter?" at the "6th European User Conference" in Mannheim, Germany.

[Feb 25-Mar 01, 2019] Teaching Assistant for the Advanced Data Analysis Course "Multilevel Regression Modelling" at the 8th ECPR Winter School in Methods and Techniques in Bamberg, Germany. 

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

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

[Mar 6-10, 2017] Teaching Assistant for the Advanced Data Analysis Course "Multilevel Regression Modelling" at the 6th ECPR Winter School in Methods and Techniques in Bamberg, Germany. 

Teaching

Past courses:

winter term 19/20:

Übung EDV II (Statistik für die Sozialwissenschaften) at the Justus-Liebig-University Giessen (external lecturer)

summer term 19:

Computergestützte Datenanalyse (SPSS) at the Justus-Liebig-University Giessen (external lecturer)

evaluation: course: mean=1.5, docent: mean=1.2, scale in grades from 1 (very good) – 5 (inadequate)

winter term 18/19:

Fortgeschrittene Verfahren der Längsschnittanalyse: Applied Panel Data Analysis (Übung) (held in English)

evaluation: course: mean=1.6, docent: mean=1.3, scale in grades from 1 (very good) – 5 (inadequate) 

summer term 18:

Soziologisches Forschungspraktikum Teil II: Datenanalyse: Übung (Gruppe A)

>> evaluation: (625.7 KB)course: mean=1.6, docent: mean=1.2, scale from 1 (very good) – 5 (inadequate)

summer term 17:

Soziologisches Forschungspraktikum Teil II: Datenanalyse: Datenanalyse am PC (Gruppe A)

Soziologisches Forschungspraktikum Teil II: Datenanalyse: Datenanalyse am PC (Gruppe B)

winter term 16/17:

Soziologisches Forschungspraktikum Teil I: Datenerhebung: Datenaufbereitung am PC (Gruppe C)

Soziologisches Forschungspraktikum Teil I: Datenerhebung: Datenaufbereitung am PC (Gruppe D)

Einführung in Stata (Blockseminar)

summer term 16:

Soziologisches Forschungspraktikum Teil II: Datenanalyse am PC (für Praktikumsteilnehmer), Gruppe C

Soziologisches Forschungspraktikum Teil II: Datenanalyse am PC (für Praktikumsteilnehmer), Gruppe D

winter term 15/16:

Soziologisches Forschungspraktikum Teil I: Datenerhebung: Datenaufbereitung am PC (Gruppe A)

Soziologisches Forschungspraktikum Teil I: Datenerhebung: Datenaufbereitung am PC (Gruppe D)