Institution (Location)
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
Start Date
October 1, 2014
Position Description

We are seeking to appoint a Research Fellow to work on a randomised
controlled trial investigating the impact of living in the East Village
(a neighbourhood based on active design principles in the Queen
Elizabeth II Olympic Park) on physical activity and health.

The post is full-time for two years. The post will be based in the
Healthy Environments Research Programme in the Department of Social and
Environmental Health Research at the London School of Hygiene and
Tropical Medicine. The appointment will be made on LSHTM’s Academic Pathway Research Fellow
scale Grade 6 (£36,378-£41,313) inclusive, and will commence as soon as
possible (preferably no later than 1st October 2014).

Candidate’s Qualifications (who should apply)

The post will suit a candidate with a strong background in social or
environmental epidemiology, spatial analysis and/or quantitative health
geography, especially in the field of neighbourhood built and social
determinants of health. A higher degree (ideally PhD) in a relevant
field is essential. Skills in quantitative data analysis using
longitudinal and/or spatial approaches as well as some expertise in the
using of GIS are desirable. The successful candidate will be required to
collate, create and analyse secondary data on environmental exposures
related to physical activity and other health behaviours and write up
findings for peer-reviewed publication.

The post is supervised by
Professor Steven Cummins ([email protected]) and Dr Daniel
Lewis ([email protected]).

How to Apply

Applications should be made on-line via our website, where the Further Particulars can be found. The
reference for this post is HERP01. The supporting statement section should fully set out how your
qualifications, experience and training meet each of the selection
criteria. The supporting statement is an essential part of the selection
process and thus a failure to provide this information will mean that
the application will not be considered.Applications should include the
names and the email addresses of 2 referees who can be contacted
immediately if you are shortlisted. Any queries regarding the
application process may be addressed to [email protected]

Closing date
for the receipt of applications is 27 July 2014.



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