Research Fellow in Behaviour Change for Nutrition
03 April 2023

Department of Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Salary: £42,875 to £48,691 per annum, inclusive.
Closing Date: Thursday 06 April 2023
Reference: EPH-DPH-2023-11


The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) is a world-leading centre for research and postgraduate education in public and global health. LSHTM mission is to improve health and health equity in the UK and worldwide; working in partnership to achieve excellence in public and global health research, education and translation of knowledge into policy and practice. 

LSHTM is seeking to appoint a Research Fellow with expertise in social behaviour change and demand creation for improved nutrition. This is an exciting opportunity to join a well- Nutrition Group within the Department of Population Health. 

The successful candidate is expected to drive a research programme, Indian Food Systems for Improved Nutrition (INFUSION), which aims to deliver evidence for market-level interventions that increase the consumption of nutritious foods in India. The appointee will be expected to contribute substantially to the design and execution of market-based intervention trials, data analysis, and writing publications. Teaching of postgraduate students will also be required.

The successful candidate will have a postgraduate degree, ideally a doctoral degree, in public health nutrition or relevant behavioural, health or social sciences. The candidate is expected to have strong quantitative analytical skills, experience working in low and middle-income countries and behaviour change intervention development or evaluations. Further particulars are included in the job description.

The post is full-time, fixed term and available from 17 April 2023 funded until 31 May 2027.

The salary will be on the Academic Pathway scale Grade 6 in the range £42,875 - £48,691 per annum (inclusive of London Weighting). The post will be subject to the LSHTM terms and conditions of service. Annual leave entitlement is 30 working days per year, pro rata for part time staff. In addition to this there are discretionary “Wellbeing Days”. Membership of the Pension Scheme is available. The post is based in London at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.

Applications should be made online at Online applications will be accepted by the automated system until 10pm of the closing date. Any queries regarding the application process may be addressed to [email protected]

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