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 R.Garside@ex.ac.uk, 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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