Research Fellow, AgriFood

University of Manchester
12 Apr 2018
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

We are seeking to appoint a Research Fellow to work across the three N8 Agrifood Themes (Sustainable Food Production, Resilient Supply Chains, and Improved Consumption and Health) in conjunction with academics and industrial partners from across the physical sciences and engineering, clinical and lifesciences together with humanities (including business schools).

You will help develop existing networks across the University covering the different disciplines involved in delivering activity related to the N8 Agri-Food themes, working as a bridge between academia, industrial and retail partners.

You must possess the skills to help develop active collaborations and linkages between the three themes covering research in agriculture, food and nutrition in order to help N8 AgriFood partnership achieve their key objectives. First-hand experience of developing or working within transdisciplinary projects with active industrial or policy maker engagement will be critical. A background in research would be an advantage.

The School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering is committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for promoting women's careers in STEMM subjects (science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine) in higher education. The School received a Bronze Award in 2014 for their commitment to the representation of women in the workplace and we particularly welcome applications from women for this post.
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