Landscape and Wellbeing Research Fellow post

Applications are invited for a Research Fellow in the field of Landscape and Wellbeing. The post will be based in the OPENspace Research Centre, within the Edinburgh School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture (ESALA), in collaboration with colleagues in the Centre for Research on Environment, Society and Health (CRESH) in the School of GeoSciences, and the School of Health in Social Sciences.

The successful post-holder will work across two interdisciplinary research projects:

  • GroundsWell, a UK Prevention Research Partnership-funded consortium that applies systems science theory to maximise the contribution of Urban Green and Blue Space to the primary prevention of, and reduction of inequalities in, non-communicable diseases in urban settings; and
  • WIAT2, an ESRC-funded study using secondary data to examine whether a programme of physical and social interventions in urban forests enhances community health and wellbeing.

Depending on the successful candidate, we can offer the role at 0.8FTE (28 hours per week) for 45 months or 1.0FTE (35 hours per week) for 31 months. 

The closing date for applications is 9th January 2023, and the job posting (as well as the link to apply) can be found in its entirety here.