Research Fellowship – Centre for Behaviour Change and the Food Standards Agency
Grade – 7
Hours – Full Time
Salary (inclusive of London allowance) – £34,635 – £39,644
An opening exists for a researcher with a strong interest in behaviour change and food safety to undertake an 18-month research fellowship with the Food Standards Agency (FSA) in collaboration with UCL Centre for Behaviour Change (CBC).
The post-holder will review academic evidence and evidence from FSA and others regarding consumers’ and food businesses’ food safety knowledge, attitudes and behaviour to identify possible areas of intervention and further research. They will input to the design, implementation and evaluation of pilot interventions and build behaviour change understanding and expertise within the FSA. The post-holder will be part of the FSA Analytics Unit, working closely with social researchers and other analysts within the economics, statistics and operational research teams. They will also work with policy colleagues from across the organisation. The post-holder will supervised by and meet regularly with Dr Fabi Lorencatto, CBC Research Lead. They will engage with and contribute to the CBC’s activities, research seminars, etc. to share their work and findings as part of the Fellowship.
The position is funded for 18 months in the first instance.
Closing Date – 5 March 2018
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