The Centre for Research on Environment, Society & Health (CRESH) at the University of Edinburgh are looking to appoint a Postdoctoral Researcher in the field of ‘Environment and Health for a period of 4 years to contribute a UK Prevention Research Partnership (UKPRP) Consortium – SPECTRUM (Shaping Public hEalth poliCies To Reduce ineqUalities and harm) https://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.
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.
Closing date: 17th August 2020
For further details – including how to apply – can be found here. Please contact Professor Jamie Pearce (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Professor Niamh Shortt (email@example.com) if you’d like to discuss further.