Curriculum Vitæ in English

Last update: mars 2021



11/2008 – 12/2013   

PhD in social sciences,

Université de Lausanne, Switzerland

Falcon, J. (2013). Social mobility in 20th century Switzerland, defended on 5/12/2013.

PhD supervisor : Dominique Joye

Jury : Paul de Graaf (Tilburg), Monica Budowski (Fribourg) & Daniel Oesch (Lausanne)

Member of doctoral school “LIVES” (Vulnerability & the life course)

Member of the Doctoral Program in Sociology in French-speaking Switzerland (PDRS)

09/2005 – 07/2007

Master in sociology, specialisation in “Social Science Research Methods”

Université Lille 1, France

Falcon, J. (2006). The prospects of disabled students: A study of educational and professional tra- jectories of disabled student from Lille 1 University (written in French)

Master thesis superviser : Frédérique Cornuau

09/2002 – 07/2005

BSc (equivalent) in Human & Social Sciences with minors in Maths, Statistics and Programming, Université Lille 3, France

09/1999 – 07/2002

French Baccalauréat in Literature, Lycée Grandmont, Tours, France


Professional experience

SINCE 09/2017

Research collaborator (80%)

Swiss Federal Statistical Office, Neuchâtel, Switzerland

Hired within the team  « longitudinal analysis of education with register data (LABB) ».

09/2017 – 12/2020

Research associate (mandat)

Institute for Adult Learning (IAL), Singapore

Hired by Ruby Toh on the project « understanding employment vulnerability of tertiary graduates in Singapore » (sequence analysis)

09/2015 – 07/2018


Université de Lausanne, Switzerland

Teaching of the course « social stratification and the life course (in French) »

06/2017 – 07/2017

Guest researcher

London School of Economics, UK

Invited by Prof. Sam Friedman at the Department of sociology

09/2015 – 08/2017

Junior lecturer

Université de Lausanne, Switzerland

At the LINES research centre

09/2014 – 08/2015


Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung (WZB), Berlin, Germany

Invited by Prof. Reinhard Pollak at the research Unit National Educational Panel Study (NEPS) : Vocational Training and Lifelong Learning.

01/2014 – 08/2014


Stanford University, California, USA

Invited by Prof. David Grusky at the Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality

11/2008 – 10/2013

Graduate assistant

Université de Lausanne, Switzerland

Teaching assistant and PhD writing at the LINES research centre

06/2008 – 09/2008

Independent researcher

Churches’ Criminal Justice Forum, London, UK

Charity policy research

05/2008 – 08/2008

Independent researcher

Young Achievers Trust, London, UK

Young Achievers award evaluation

09/2007 – 04/2008

Research executive

Institut CSA, Paris, France

Poll & market research

04/2007 – 07/2007

Research executive (internship)

Institut OBEA RH – Infraforces, Paris, France

Public policy evaluation research & market research

09/2005 – 06/2006

Research assistant (student)

OFIP, Université Lille 1, France

Survey about disable student at the Observatory of Training and Professional Prospect (OFIP)

09/2004 – 06/2005

Research assistant (student)

CNRS – GRACC, Université Lille 3, France

Qualitative research about dependent elderly people.

étés 2004, 2005 & 2006

Office worker, CIL Val de Loir – 1% logement, Tours, France

Administrative work, client & telephone reception