Queen's University Belfast
Lecturer (Economics of Agriculture, Food and Health)
Queen's University Belfast
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Published: 2 months ago
Application deadline: Mar 03
Location: Belfast , United Kingdom
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Lecturer (Economics of Agriculture, Food and Health)

Ref: 17/105167
Institute for Global Food Security
School of Biological Sciences

The person appointed must demonstrate ability, vision and ambition to lead an exceptional program of economic research into one or more global challenges facing food, agriculture, nutrition and health such as: addressing the global obesity epidemic by stimulating behaviour change in food choice and physical activity; ensuring the safety, security, and integrity of global food supplies; securing global ecosystem services and sustainable food production distribution and consumption. The person appointed will have considerable research experience of using appropriate economic techniques such as economic experiments, econometric analysis, choice modelling and stated preferences. Importantly, the successful candidate would be expected to contribute to both the Institute for Global Food Security and the Institute for Health Sciences within the Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences and contribute to the cross faculty BSc degree in Environmental Management.

Further information about the School and Centre can be obtained at

Informal enquires may be directed to Dr Simone Cerroni, email: with the term “Lecturer” in the header line.

Anticipated interview date: Friday 24 March 2017

Salary scale: £34,956 - £51,260 per annum (including contribution points)

Closing date: Friday 3 March 2017

Apply online at For further information or assistance contact the Personnel Department, Queen’s University Belfast, BT7 1NN.  Telephone (028) 9097 3044 or email on

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on merit.  It therefore welcomes applications from all sections of society and particularly welcomes applications from people with a disability. 

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