Research Fellow: Agricultural Innovation in Integrated Fish and Crop Production in Semi-arid Regions
University of Leeds - Faculty of Environment
|Salary:||£32,004 to £38,183 per annum, pro rata (Grade 7)|
|Contract Type:||Contract / Temporary|
|Placed on:||11th October 2016|
|Closes:||8th November 2016|
The research fellow will collaborate on the socio-economic aspects of a British Council funded project on the development of a sustainable, multi trophic off-grid unit of integrated fish and crop production for smallholder farmers in drylands. The research fellow will develop and conduct systematic literature reviews on integrated fish and crop production systems, agricultural innovation, and the social and economic opportunities and barriers to the uptake of agricultural innovation in dryland systems. They will also lead on the development of a framework for analysing and understanding agricultural innovation uptake of integrated fish and farming systems.
The University of Leeds’ commitment to women in science has been recognised with a national accolade. The University has received the Athena SWAN Bronze Award and the Faculty of Environment holds the Athena SWAN Bronze Award in recognition of our success in recruiting, retaining and developing/promoting women in Science, Engineering and Technology (SET). We are proud of our commitment to equality and inclusiveness.
The University also offers family friendly policies including generous maternity and paternity leave; full details of the policies can be found here hr.leeds.ac.uk/homepage/4/policies.
Informal enquiries may be made to Dr Claire Quinn, tel +44 (0)113 343 8700, email email@example.com
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Location: Leeds - Main Campus
School/Institute: School of Earth and Environment
Contract Type: Fixed Term (5 months)
Interview Date: To be confirmed
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