Post-doc Fellow at SOAS with FCRN: “Food price and food security impacts of dietary transition” [London]

Wednesday, March 19, 2014 - 10:00

Postdoctoral Fellow, food price and food security impacts of dietary transition

Location:  London Campus, Gordon Square

Closing date for applications: 11 April 2014

£32,862 - £38,795 p.a. inclusive of London Allowance, Fixed term for 12 months

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Officer to work full time on a 12 month project funded by the Leverhulme Centre for Integrative Research in Agriculture and Health (LCIRAH).

The Research Officer will work on the project “Food price and food security impacts of dietary transition”.

They will be based at SOAS in London, working within the London International Development Centre in collaboration with the Food Climate Research Network (FCRN) and the Royal Veterinary College (RVC).

Visit the SOAS website for more information.

The candidate will have a PhD in Economics, Agricultural Economics, Health Economics or a related field with interests in topics such as human food security and nutrition, food systems, agricultural commodity markets, or livestock production systems, and a good understanding of agricultural / food or health issues in development. They will have experience with conducting critical literature reviews, identifying studies and data sets to use in the research, preparing datasets for analysis, and applying empirical analytical procedures before writing-up results for team collaboration and/or publication.

They will be supervised by the Principal Investigator of the project (Professor Andrew Dorward); together with the Co-Investigators Dr Tara Garnett (FCRN) and Professor Jonathan Rushton (RVC), within a wider LCIRAH research team..

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