University of Exeter Medical School (UEMS) (Cornwall)
This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 774567.
This full-time post is available immediately for 8 months supporting the EU-wide Horizon 2020-funded project 'Seas, Oceans and Public Health in Europe (SOPHIE): a Strategic Research Agenda for Europe and Beyond".
It will be based at the European Centre for Environment and Human Health, part of the University of Exeter Medical School (based in Truro, Cornwall).
The current post will conduct systematic mapping and synthesis of current evidence and policies on links between human health and the marine environment in Europe.
You must have:
- A PhD in psychology, sociology, epidemiology, health research, or a related discipline, or equivalent research experience and knowledge
- Knowledge and experience of a range of research methods including systematic review and evidence synthesis
- Research experience in health, wellbeing and/or the environment is desirable
- A proven record of quality research publications at, at least 2-3* in relation to the Higher Education Funding Council for England's Research Excellence Framework (REF)
- Excellent organisational and time management skills with meticulous attention to detail, and good verbal and written communications skills
- Successful team leadership skills with the ability to work well within a team.
You will be expected to collaborate with colleagues in the University in Exeter as well as with the project partners throughout Europe.
The University of Exeter is a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities. We combine world-class teaching with world-class research, and have achieved a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework Award 2017. The University of Exeter has over 22,000 students and 4600 staff from 180 different countries and has been rated the WhatUni2017 International Student Choice. Our research focuses on some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today, with 98% of our research rated as being of international quality in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework. We encourage proactive engagement with industry, business and community partners to enhance the impact of research and education and improve the employability of our students.
The South West has a wealth of opportunities for research in this area and the European Centre collaborates closely with the University of Exeter's Business School and Environment and Sustainability Institute; the Plymouth Marine Laboratory; the UK Met Office; the University of Plymouth Psychology Department; and University College Falmouth as well as other partners in the Peninsula and in Europe.
For further information on the posts please contact Dr Ruth Garside, R.Garside@exeter.ac.uk or (01872) 258148.
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