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www.abdn.ac.uk/sras Homo Academicus in the 21 st Century. Social Sciences outside the Ivory Tower Professor Christian W Haerpfer Chair in Politics CASS
www.abdn.ac.uk/sras Social sciences IN the ivory tower Classic Career Lecturer Senior Lecturer Reader Professor Junior Research Fellow Senior Research Fellow Principal Investigator
www.abdn.ac.uk/sras Non-Profit Research Centres Institute for Advanced Studies Princeton, Vienna etc. Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House), London Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, DC National Academy of Sciences: Netherlands, Austria, Poland, Russia, Ukraine, Bulgaria, Romania etc. CNRS-Centre Nationale de Recherche Scientifique, Paris
www.abdn.ac.uk/sras Commercial Market Research Gallup, USA TSN, France IPSOS-MORI, UK GFK, Germany Nielsen, USA
www.abdn.ac.uk/sras Commercial Consultancy OXFORD XXI & HART GROUP, UK BIG FOUR (5) KPMG Deloitte Ernst & Young Pricewaterhouse Coopers
www.abdn.ac.uk/sras Supra-National Organizations European Commission, Brussels (English & French) United Nations (UNO) New York, Geneva, Vienna European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), London European Central Bank (ECB), Frankfurt
www.abdn.ac.uk/sras Ministries in National Governments Social Science Expert in office of Prime Minister – Chancellor – President Foreign Office Ministry of Defence Ministry of Social Affairs Home Office - MI 5 – MI 6, CIA, FSB
www.abdn.ac.uk/sras National and Regional Parliaments Social Science Expert – Advisor in: House of Commons House of Lords US Congress + Senate Scottish parliament, Edinburgh European parliaments
www.abdn.ac.uk/sras Media Journalist for society and politics: TV Newspapers New Media Facebook Twitter
www.abdn.ac.uk/sras Civil Society Social Science Expert: Greenpeace Attack Avaaz Compassionate farming Liberty Amnesty International
www.abdn.ac.uk/sras Consultancy Entrepreneur Or – You start your own business and become the owner of a private consultancy company Spin-Off funding at Universities Start-up funds from governments
www.abdn.ac.uk/sras Life inside and outside the Ivory Tower Property ladder = Career ladder: No gaps in CV Internship,Honorary fellowship Work experience Visibility - Branding Networking Languages
www.abdn.ac.uk/sras Social Science = Vocation + Craft Vocation in analogy to: Poet Novelist Actor Painter Not for money, but scientific passion and motivational kick!
www.abdn.ac.uk/sras Finale Thank you for coming to Aberdeen! Thank you for not falling asleep! Thank you for not using your i-phone (too much)! Thank you for your attention! Good luck with your future career as social scientist either inside or outside the Ivory Tower !