Postdoctoral Research Position: Available Now.

We are seeking to appoint a Postdoctoral Researcher in the field of Health and the Environment at the Centre for Research on Environment, Society and Health (CRESH) (based at the University of Edinburgh). You will contribute to two projects funded separately by the MRC Scottish Collaboration for Public Health Research and Policy and the National Institute for Health Research. The first project will examine whether the density of tobacco and alcohol outlets around schools and homes affects smoking and drinking behaviours among 13 and 15 year olds in Scotland. The second is entitled ‘Determining the Impact of Smoking Point of Sale Legislation Among Youth (DISPLAY) study’. This mixed-method longitudinal study seeks to evaluate the impact of the change in legislation relating to the sale of tobacco in Scotland that comes into effect in 2012.  The successful candidate will play a key role in the Centre for Research on Environment, Society and Health (CRESH)

Closing date: 06-Feb-2012
Fixed Term: 12 months
For further details on the position:

For informal enquiries please contact:
Dr Niamh Shortt (
Prof Jamie Pearce (
Prof Richard Mitchell (

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