UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources


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23 October 2019

Join the UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources as a Research Fellow in Sustainable and Healthy Food Systems


Duties and Responsibilities

Set within UCL’s Bartlett School of Environment, Energy and Resources (BSEER), the Institute for Sustainable Resources delivers world-leading research, teaching and enterprise in the sustainable use of global resources.

The main role will be to undertake research using sustainability indicators and environmental models to understand the impacts of food systems on the environment, specifically on water quality and quantity.

The role holder will contribute to the project Sustainable and Healthy Food Systems (SHEFS), which is funded by the Wellcome Trust, and aims to explore the interactions between environment, food systems and health.

This post is available from October 2019 and is funded for 18 months in the first instance, and it is very likely be extended for at least 6 additional months. Beyond this two year period, further funding may be available to support the post.  

Key Requirements

Essential qualifications include a Ph.D. or equivalent research experience in a relevant field (e.g. environmental engineering, hydrology, climate/earth science, agronomy), excellent written and verbal communication skills, and quantitative skills such as statistical analysis and/or programming.

Further Details

A job description and person specification can be accessed here.

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact: bseer-recruitment@ucl.ac.uk

If you have specific questions about the role please contact Carole Dalin c.dalin@ucl.ac.uk

UCL Taking Action for Equality
We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible.

Closing Date

Monday 18th November 2019, 23:59

Interview Date


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.