Knowledge for better food systems

Job: Research Fellow or Assistant Professor - agriculture-food systems and nutrition, LSHTM, London, UK

28 Oct 2020

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is hiring a Research Fellow or Assistant Professor to work on the interlinkages between agriculture-food systems and nutrition as part of the Innovative Methods and Metrics for Agriculture and Nutrition Actions (IMMANA) research initiative.

The work will be varied and requires methodological expertise in at least one (and ideally more than one) of the following areas: statistical and mathematical modelling, geospatial analysis, economics and econometrics, scenario analysis, data science and machine learning or other quantitative analytical methods as applied to agriculture, nutrition or health.

The research will be focused on understanding the evolution of food systems and factors affecting disparities in nutritional outcomes in low and middle income countries. The successful applicant will be expected to lead research using varied sources of data relating these data as causes or consequences of changes in agriculture, food systems and nutrition. A PhD in a field related to agriculture and food systems, human nutrition or public health, with demonstrated excellence in quantitative methods is essential.

Read more here. The deadline is 28 October 2020.