Greenspace and health job at ECEHH

Greenkeeper_logo_2018-01-o0skwndvfxz5g6lqiyecpo6pi0h9ijn8bn67pqvcx8One of our highly valued Greenkeeper team members is moving on to rather exciting pastures new so we are looking for someone with strong quantitative or spatial analysis skills to work with us on the final stages of the project. This full-time post is available immediately on a fixed term basis until 30 September 2019. Job Description and Person Specification 

Be quick – the application closing date is the 06/03/2019!

The role

We are looking for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow or a Postdoctoral Research Associate, dependant on experience, to contribute to the completion of the Innovate UK funded Urban Greenspace Valuation Toolkit project, a collaboration between Vivid Economics (lead partner), Barton Willmore, and the University of Exeter.

The post will primarily involve the analysis of secondary environmental, health and economic datasets suitable to inform and contribute to the development and iterative refining of an urban green space valuation tool. The post holder will need good quantitative skills and experience of using statistical methods and/or GIS and spatial data analysis. The role will also involve participation in stakeholder events, and the writing of reports and papers. You will work closely with Dr Rebecca Lovell (Lecturer in Biodiversity and Health) and Drs Ben Wheeler, Mat White, Tim Taylor and Sian de Bell at the University of Exeter, and with both research partners.

About you

Applicants will possess a relevant PhD in a related field of study and sufficient specialist knowledge to complete this interdisciplinary project. You must have excellent organisational and time management skills with meticulous attention to detail, and good verbal and written communications skills. Candidates will have strong quantitative skills. Demonstrable knowledge of, including publications in, the domain of environment and human health is desirable.

The successful candidate will be appointed at Postdoctoral Research Associate (Grade E) or Postdoctoral Research Fellow(Grade F) depending on the skills and experience the individual can bring to the role. Candidates should demonstrate their achievement against the relevant criteria in the accompanying person specifications which will be used to make an appointment at an appropriate level.

Please ensure you read our Job Description and Person Specification for full details of this role. The application closing date is the 06/03/2019!

For full details of how to apply visit the University of Exeter recruitment pages and search for job R61655.

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