New job: Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in Environment-Health Decision Making

We have a new job opportunity! The 0.6%FTE post will be based with us at ECEHH at our Truro Campus and is fixed term basis from 01/12/2022 until 30/09/2026.

The Post

You will play a key role within the University of Exeter research team investigating how Urban Green- and Blue-Space (UGBS) can deliver equitable health benefits as part of the Prevention Research Partnership funded ‘Groundswell’ project. We will focus on the role of different forms of UGBS decision-making and policy, asking who is involved (or not), what processes and tools are used, and how we can make UGBS interventions more inclusive and robust to unintended consequences.

The successful candidate will join a friendly team at Exeter’s European Centre for Environment and Human Health in Cornwall, working closely with leading academics at Liverpool, Queens Belfast, Glasgow and Edinburgh, as well as with a wide variety of stakeholders from National and Local government, 3rd sector, and communities.

About you

Applicants will possess a relevant PhD or equivalent qualification/experience in a field of study relevant to the research project, with demonstrable experience and sufficient specialist knowledge in public health, planning and/or environment-related policy and decision making to contribute to the Groundswell programme. Applicants will have experience or knowledge of research methodologies such as realist evaluation, qualitative comparative analysis, or other related methods used to understand complex systems. The successful applicant will be able to work collaboratively, and may, depending on experience, be required to supervise the work of others.

To apply

Visit the Universiy’s recruitment pages for more information and details on how to apply. Job reference R81829. Application close date 14/12/2022.

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