Health and Community Engagement Post-doctoral Position
Working with people to reduce health risks from toxic exposure
An interdisciplinary team of researchers from four South African universities are looking for a highly skilled postdoctoral candidate to join our research project titled “Health impacts on children living near an accidental release of pesticides near Durban, South Africa”. This position focuses on supporting a community engagement platform integrated into the above health research. This engagement platform develops, with affected community members, a learning network around health and human rights. The platform ensures that members of the affected community are included in project knowledge sharing and empowered to take local action to reduce health and other associated risks with past and future toxic exposures. The post-doctoral position is based in the city of Durban and runs from January 2024 to December 2024, with the possibilities of renewal for a second year.
To be illegible to apply for this postdoctoral position candidates are required to:
Candidates will be short-listed using the following criteria:
Interested candidates should send the following to Dr. Kira Erwin at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line Health and Community Engagement Post-doctoral Position
before the 31st August 2023: