Job Opportunity: Developing a nature-on-prescription intervention postdoctoral research fellow

We are advertising for a 18 month full time Postdoctoral Research Fellow to assist with our new MRC funded Developing a Nature-on-Prescription Intervention project (4 day/wk). The successful candidate will also support systematic review work for the Blue Communities project, looking at the linkages between marine environmental management, and human health and well-being (1 day/wk). The post will start in October 2018. Interviews are expected to take place in August 2018.

The overall aim of the project is to co-develop a nature-based, group intervention for people with or at risk of, common mental health conditions using a structured, iterative approach to complex intervention development.

You will be based at the European Centre for Environment and Human Health in Truro, Cornwall where you will join a multi-disciplinary team with expertise in evidence synthesis, primary care, complex intervention development, public engagement, environmental psychology and social science.

All candidates must have a PhD in a relevant subject including, but not limited to, health research, sociology, psychology, or equivalent research experience and knowledge. You will have experience of systematic review and evidence synthesis, stakeholder/public involvement and qualitative research. An interest in nature-based solutions and in mental health would be an advantage. The starting salary starting will be from £34,520 up to £36,613 on Grade F, depending on qualifications and experience.

For further information, please contact Dr Ruth Garside, email, or telephone (01872) 258148.

More information and how to apply can be found on the University of Exeter recruitment pages, search P63333. The application closing date is 08/08/2018.

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