New job at CRESH: Postdoctoral Researcher, Environment and Health

This is a full time (35 hours per week), fixed term post available for 3 years.

The salary for this role is £33,797 – £40,322 per annum.

We are seeking to appoint a Postdoctoral Researcher in the field of ‘Environment and Health  for a period of 3 years to contribute a UK Prevention Research Partnership (UKPRP) Consortium – SPECTRUM (Shaping Public hEalth poliCies To Reduce ineqUalities and harm) www.ed.ac.uk/spectrum. SPECTRUM has an ambitious programme of research, knowledge exchange and public engagement focusing on the commercial determinants of health relating to tobacco, alcohol and food. In this role you will work under the supervision and mentorship of Professor Jamie Pearce and Professor Niamh Shortt.

The successful candidate will play a lead role in a programme of work aiming to identify how the local environment can be shaped to change behaviour, prevent harm and reduce inequalities. The aim is to examine the intended and unintended impacts of (and interventions in) the local commercial environment on the consumption of unhealthy commodities. The focus of this role will be to conduct spatial and quantitative analyses, contribute to final publications and help to accelerate the impact of the research.

Informal enquiries to Prof Jamie Pearce (jamie.pearce@ed.ac.uk), Prof Niamh Shortt (niamh.shortt@ed.ac.uk)

For more details and how to apply click here.

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