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Research Fellow Agriculture-Nutrition-Health Nexus

The University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, Scotland

Posted: 23 Sep 2022

Deadline: 4 Oct 2022

Compensation: £35,333 - £42,155 per annum



Job description

We seek to hire an Agriculture-Nutrition-Health Nexus postdoctoral researcher. The primary task of the Postdoc will be to contribute to the analysis of data collected as part of the BLOOM study, which is a large, cluster-randomised controlled evaluation of an organic farming programme in India. The Postdoc will also be supported in developing ancillary studies that could relate to, for example, the impact of the organic farming programme on immune function or cancer risk. The exact topic will depend on the Postdoc’s interests. There will be many opportunities for leading and co-authoring peer-reviewed publications, engaging with policymakers and other stakeholders in India, and developing independent research projects at the nexus of agriculture, nutrition, and health.

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