Gender in Agriculture Partnership

Transforming agriculture to empower women and deliver food, nutrition and income security

Opportunity: Research Fellow in Global Health Nutrition

Country: 
City: 
London
Institution: 
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
Expiry date: 
Friday, 8 January, 2016

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is seeking to appoint a Research Fellow to work on the project: Women’s Work in Agriculture and its Implications for Nutrition in Pakistan. This project is for the Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia (LANSA) Research Programme Consortium and has funding from the UK Department for International Development.The project will focus on assessing the association of women’s workload in agriculture on infant and maternal nutrition in Pakistan with an aim to identify how agriculture policy and intervention design can be strengthened to benefit maternal and child health. The post-holder will work on this project and other associated LANSA projects, largely working on organising and monitoring data collection, undertaking data analysis and writing for publication under the supervision of Dr Elaine Ferguson, Dr Elizabeth Allen and Dr Alan Dangour.

For details, eligibility and the online application, see the LSHTM vacancy