Visit www.acad.jobs with all Jobs for Academics!
                    
Position: Research Fellow (Health Adaptation)
Institution: University College London
Department: Institute for Global Health
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: The post-holder will be responsible for supporting the Lancet Countdown's second working group, focussed on health adaptation, planning and resilience. Here they will work with members of the working group to help guide the strategic direction of its work, ensuring the delivery of a series of annual indicators, facilitate a process of quality control and continual improvement, and assist in the drafting of the relevant chapter and other academic outputs
Requirements: A PhD or equivalent experience in quantitative analysis and methods, related to public health, climate change, environmental sciences, or any other relevant field. Experience including: providing quantitative analytical support and expertise across the broad array of sector methodologies; managing and maintaining large databases to support the development of indicators or metrics; experience of working in a academic environment, including the development and drafting of academic research papers. Experience of working in multidisciplinary teams. The post-holder will have strong skills and familiarity with a variety of quantitative methods used in public health and/or environmental sciences. The ability to respond creatively and rapidly to requests for new analysis with novel approaches, to support policy engagement and communications outreach efforts. Applicants will have an excellent command of written English, with the ability to draft and edit academic manuscripts for publication. Advanced skills in Microsoft applications
   
Text: Research Fellow (Health Adaptation), - Ref:1807744 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division Institute for Global Health Specific unit / Sub department Lancet Countdown: Tracking Progress on Health and Climate Change Location of position London Grade 7 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) ?35,328 - ?42,701 per annum Duties and Responsibilities We are looking to appoint a motivated health researcher with a keen interest in the links between human wellbeing and global environmental change, to join the next phase of the Lancet Countdown: Tracking Progress on Health and Climate Change, an independent, international and multi-disciplinary research collaboration based out of the Institute for Global Health, University College London. The collaboration brings together 27 academic and UN Institutions from every continent, tracking the world's response to climate change and the health implications of action and inaction. The successful candidate will join the Lancet Countdown in central London, working with the Working Group Lead (Professor Peter Byass, Umea University) and Dr Diarmid Campbell-Lendrum at WHO and Executive Director (Dr Nick Watts). The Working Group includes members from a number of institutions across the world, including University College London, the World Health Organisation, the World Meteorological Organisation, University of Washington, Yale University, and Umea University. The post-holder will be responsible for supporting the Lancet Countdown's second working group, focussed on health adaptation, planning and resilience. Here they will work with members of the working group to help guide the strategic direction of its work, ensuring the delivery of a series of annual indicators, facilitate a process of quality control and continual improvement, and assist in the drafting of the relevant chapter and other academic outputs. The post will be based in London. It is envisaged that the post-holder will spend a significant proportion of their time travelling and working with partners at these centres, with regular secondments to support the development of additional indicators and research. The position is available immediately to 31 July 2023, in the first instance. Key Requirements A PhD or equivalent experience in quantitative analysis and methods, related to public health, climate change, environmental sciences, or any other relevant field. Experience including: providing quantitative analytical support and expertise across the broad array of sector methodologies; managing and maintaining large databases to support the development of indicators or metrics; experience of working in a academic environment, including the development and drafting of academic research papers. Experience of working in multidisciplinary teams. The post-holder will have strong skills and familiarity with a variety of quantitative methods used in public health and /or environmental sciences. The ability to respond creatively and rapidly to requests for new analysis with novel approaches, to support policy engagement and communications outreach efforts. Applicants will have an excellent command of written English, with the ability to draft and edit academic manuscripts for publication. Advanced skills in Microsoft applications. Further Details A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page. To apply for the vacancy please click on the 'Apply Now' button below. For informal enquiries about the post please contact Dr Nick Watts by email to Nicholas.Watts@ucl.ac.uk Please apply on line via the UCL jobs pages ahead of the closing date quoted on the job advert. For information on the application process please email pam.clarke@ucl.ac.uk UCL Taking Action for Equality Closing Date 30 Jun 2019 Latest time for the submission of applications 23:59 Interview date TBC Our department holds an Athena SWAN Silver award, in recognition of our commitment and demonstrable impact in advancing gender equality. This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff. Please use these links to find out more about UCL working life including the benefits we offer and UCL Terms and Conditions related to this job. Job Description and Person Specification Apply Now
Please click here, if the Job didn't load correctly.







Please wait. You are being redirected to the Job in 3 seconds.