Knowledge for better food systems

Job: Postdoctoral research assistant - livestock transitions and the media, University of Oxford, UK

Deadline: 
25 Sep 2020

The University of Oxford’s Livestock, Environment and People (LEAP) programme is hiring a Postdoctoral Research Assistant to examine media narratives and counter-narratives about the environment, meat eating and diet. The project aims to identify prevailing narratives or framings that could be seen as preventing or promoting changes towards a more healthy, just and sustainable food system.

Candidates should hold a PhD (or be near to completion) in a discipline related to the project, or equivalent experience, with proven experience working with relevant qualitative, quantitative, and/or computational methods for carrying out content analysis of mainstream and/or social media. They should also be familiar with existing literature on food systems, climate change and dietary change, news media, and digital media.

Read more here or here. The deadline for applying is 25 September 2020.