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Sardadvar, Karin

Karin Sardadvar works as a senior post-doc researcher at the Institute for Sociology and Social Research. She conducts the SPLITWORK project (2018-2021), funded in the Elise Richter Programme of the Austrian Science Fund (FWF). The project investigates the working-time model of “split shifts” in the cleaning and the care sectors.

Abstract SPLITWORK (English)

Main research areas:

  • Work and gender

  • Distribution of paid and unpaid work; reproductive work; care

  • Working conditions in service and low-wage sectors

  • Interpretive sociological theories; sociology of knowledge

  • Interpretative social research and qualitative methods

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Research and teaching experience:

  • 2017: Post-doc university assistant, Competence Centre for Empirical Research Methods, Vienna University of Economics and Business (part-time)

  • 2015-2017: Lecturer for qualitative empirical research, Vienna University of Economics and Business

  • 2015-2016: Post-doc university assistant, Competence Centre for Empirical Research Methods, Vienna University of Economics and Business (fixed-term position)

  • 2014-2017: Senior Researcher, Working Life Research Centre FORBA, Vienna

  • 2010-2013: Junior Researcher, Working Life Research Centre FORBA, Vienna

  • 2005-2012: Lecturer for interpretative theories, qualitative methods, family research and gender studies, University of Vienna

  • 2006-2008: Lecturer for family research and gender studies, University of Graz

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Education:

  • Doctoral studies in sociology in Vienna and Graz (2011 Dr.phil.)

  • Graduate of the postgraduate programme ‘Vocational Qualification in the Social Sciences’ (SoQua) (2008) in Vienna

  • Graduate of the postgraduate programme in sociology at the Institute for Advanced Studies (IHS) (2006) in Vienna

  • Graduate studies in sociology and languages in Vienna, London and Stockholm (2004 Mag.rer.soc.oec.)

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