Huijts, T

Tim Huijts is research leader at the Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA). As of April 2021, he also holds a part-time position (0.2 FTE) as Professor of Sociology at the Centre for Global Health Inequalities Research (CHAIN) in Norway ( He obtained an MSc (2006, cum laude) and PhD (2011, cum laude) in Sociology at the Radboud University Nijmegen. Before joining ROA in April 2018 he worked as Assistant Professor at Utrecht University, Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of Oxford, Lecturer at Queen Mary University of London, and Senior Lecturer at the University of York. In his research he examines how national and institutional factors influence social inequalities, and how these factors moderate the impact of education and employment on outcomes such as health and well-being. His work has appeared in a broad range of journals in Sociology, Demography and Public Health. Additionally, together with international colleagues he designed the rotating module on ‘Social inequalities in health and their determinants’ for the 7th wave of the European Social Survey (2014), which will be repeated for the 11th wave (2022). His research was rewarded with a Philip Leverhulme Prize (2017) for outstanding achievement.

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