Job Opportunity: James Martin Fellow on Future of Food Project

Monday, June 10, 2013 - 10:45

Job Title: James Martin Fellow

Project: Future of Food modelling project

Department: British Heart Foundation Health Promotion Research Group (BHF HPRG), Dept of Public Health, Oxford

Grade 7: £29,541 - £36,298 p.a.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 midday on 12 July 2013 and it is planned to hold interviews on 23 July 2013.

Further details and information on how to apply please see the Oxford University Recruitment website

Further particulars: 108212 - James Martin Fellow G7 BHF

The BHF HPRG wish to recruit a researcher to work on an interdisciplinary research project, funded by the Oxford Martin Future of Food programme, incorporating public health, international development, environmental change and agricultural economics. The Oxford Martin Programme on the Future of Food links together existing research at Oxford on the food system and supports new interdisciplinary research that addresses the challenges of feeding the global population sustainably, healthily and equitably.

You will be responsible for the work conducted for the Future of Food modelling project which aims to bring together different modelling techniques from the fields of agricultural economics, environmental change and public health to consider social, health and environmental outcomes of future scenarios of global food production. You will be developing and conducting modelling studies, presenting results at national and international conferences and producing drafts of papers and funding applications.

You will have a PhD (or exceptionally a Masters) in a field related to public health, economics or environmental sciences. You will have a good knowledge of the role of the food system in nutrition, economics or environmental change, demonstrative skills of strong quantitative research and previous experience of modelling projects.

The post will be based at the Department of Public Health, Old Road Campus, Headington, Oxford and is offered full-time for 36 months.

For further information, please contact the Personnel Assistant in the Department of Public Health:

Phone: 01865 289251

Email: personnel@dph.ox.ac.uk

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