The post holder will be based in the Centre for Comparative Social Surveys (CCSS) within the Department of Sociology at City University London. CCSS houses the Headquarters of the European Social Survey (ESS) recently established as a European Research Infrastructure Consortium (ERIC). . The ESS aims to measure, monitor and interpret changing social attitudes in Europe and to develop and consolidate better methods of cross-national research. It is widely seen as the authoritative source of material for the analysis and understanding of changing social values across Europe (www.europeansocialsurvey.org).