Applications open for LCIRAH post-doctoral position

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Fellow to work full time on a 12 month project funded by the Leverhulme Centre for Integrative Research in Agriculture and Health (LCIRAH). The Fellow will work on the project “Food price and food security impacts of dietary transition”. You will be based at SOAS in London, working within the London International Development Centre in collaboration with the Food Climate Research Network (FCRN) and the Royal Veterinary College (RVC).

Applicants should have a PhD in Economics, Agricultural Economics, Health Economics or a related field with interests in topics such as human food security and nutrition, food systems, agricultural commodity markets, or livestock production systems, and a good understanding of agricultural / food or health issues in development. Applicants should also have experience of conducting critical literature reviews, identifying studies and data sets to use in the research, preparing datasets for analysis, and applying empirical analytical procedures before writing-up results for team collaboration and/or publication.

A relevant emerging publication record will be required.

The Principal Investigator of the project, Professor Andrew Dorward, will be the primary supervisor; together with the Co-Investigators Dr Tara Garnett (FCRN) and Professor Jonathan Rushton (RVC), within a wider LCIRAH research team.

Please refer to theLCIRAH post-doctoral job description for more information about the post and project, or email Professor Andrew Dorward (Andrew.Dorward@soas.ac.uk).

Closing date: 11th April 2014

Interviews provisionally scheduled for week commencing 6th May 2014

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