We are seeking a research fellow to work on a project on the connections between food production and consumption at subnational scales. This is an exciting opportunity to join a new multi-disciplinary research team on food systems analysis jointly based at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and the Environmental Change Institute, with offices in both London and Oxford.
As part of the new research team, you will contribute to global food systems analyses with sub-national detail. A particular interest for your project will be to increase the geographical and sociodemographic resolution of food system estimates and underlying data, including food consumption and agricultural production. You will also have the opportunity to link your data to health, environmental, and economic assessments of food-related impacts and policies.
You must hold, or be close to completion of a doctoral degree in a relevant field (e.g., data science, geography, environmental science, public health, economics). You will have experience relevant for food systems modelling including technical knowledge (e.g., in GIS, data science, input-output modelling, applied economic modelling, or environmental and ecological assessments), as well as proficiency in data analysis and coding. Your writing and communication skills allow you to interact effectively with different academic communities.
Applications are particularly welcome and encouraged from women, black, and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in posts in SoGE. SoGE and SSEE are committed to equality and value diversity.
This is a full-time post offered for 3 years (with potential for extension).
Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your online application.
The closing date for applications is 12:00 noon on Wednesday 01 February 2023, and interviews will be held soon after.