*New Jobs* Reader in Food Policy, and Post doc in qualitative research and policy analysis

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Sep 8, 2021, 1:22:58 PM9/8/21
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Hello and apologies for the cross-posting,

The Centre for Food Policy, City, University of London is advertising 2 new exciting positions, Please do forward through your networks.

We are looking for a Reader with significant experience of engaging with policy/practice in any area relevant to food policy 

https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/CIX853/reader-food-policy (closes 4th October 2021)

I am excited to share that the Centre for Food Policy is seeking a Reader (equivalent to Associate Professor) on a permanent contract to deliver research, education and impact activities. We are looking for someone passionate about food with an international reputation in any specialist area relevant to food policy. A must is significant experience of engaging with policy and/or practice in that area (e.g. have worked in a policy setting; conducted research to inform policy or practice; have extensive networks in policy or practice). 

Main responsibilities of the role are:
- To develop a research-for-policy and -practice portfolio designed to have impact on policy and practice at the local, national and/or international level. To do so, the candidate would be expected to generate research income and engage in or lead collaborative research, including where appropriate, cross and/or interdisciplinary research.
- To engage extensively with policy and practice for impact, including supporting the work of the Centre for Food Policy as a whole to have greater impact on policy and practice.
- Teaching on the MSc Food Policy


 We are looking for a post doc to lead qualitative research and policy analysis on addressing inequities in obesity through better diets and food systems. 

https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/CIV326/postdoctoral-research-fellow-maternity-cover (closes 22nd September 2021)

We are seeking a candidate with a PhD on a topic relevant to public health with strong methodological, project management and writing skills. Demonstrable skills in qualitative research techniques are required and experience of policy analysis desirable. Experience of methods to co-create policy solutions with participants and engagement with policymakers a plus.



Christian Reynolds
Senior Lecturer
City, University of London
Phone: (+44) 7448934888 (+61) 400942636
Twitter: @sartorialfoodie
Skype: christian_reynolds
Mail: Myddelton Street Building, City, University of London, Myddelton Street, EC1R 1UW, London, United Kingdom


I am on leave on July 21st 23rd, 29th, 30th, and August 2nd to 16th, 18th, 20th, 23rd 25th


Call for Special Issue papers
I am co-editing a Special Issue of the journal Foods "Toward Sustainable Food Systems: Approaches and Strategies to Prevent and Reduce Food Loss and Waste" 
Deadline for submission: 20 August 2021.
For more details follow the link or contact me directly

New publications

Using Natural Language Processing and Artificial Intelligence to Explore the Nutrition and Sustainability of Recipes and Food, 2021, Front. Artif. Intell  https://doi.org/10.3389/frai.2020.621577
Lead author, FSA, 2021. Citizen Science and Food report. https://www.food.gov.uk/research/research-projects/citizen-science-and-food 
How home cooking methods and appliances affect the GHG emissions of food. 2020. Nature Food. https://doi.org/10.1038/s43016-020-00200-w
Contributor, World Bank. 2020. Addressing Food Loss and Waste : A Global Problem with Local Solutions https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/34521 

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