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Postdoctoral Fellow in Evaluation of Public Health Policies 2019-2021, University of Oslo, Norway

University of Oslo, Norway


May 14, 2019

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Postdoctoral Fellow in Evaluation of Public Health Policies

Applications are invited for a 2 year position (100 %) as Postdoctoral Fellow in Policy Evaluation to be employed by the Department of Nutrition, University of Oslo.

The Postdoctor will work in a European “Policy Evaluation Network (PEN)” which is an action under the Joint Programming Initiative “A Healthy Diet for a Healthy Life” (JPI HDHL) ( coordinated by the Leibniz Institute for Prevention Research and Epidemiology – BIPS, Germany. The position is financed by a grant from the Research Council of Norway. PEN aims to establish a multi-disciplinary research network for the monitoring, benchmarking and evaluation of policies that affect dietary and physical activity as well as sedentary behaviour with a standardized approach across Europe. The network focuses on evaluation of policy implementation and impact, but not on how policies are developed.

Qualification requirements

  • PhD in implementation science, social sciences or health sciences (e.g. psychology, sociology, public health, nutrition, physical activity)
  • Skills and experience in both quantitative and qualitative data collection, analysis and reporting
  • Fluent oral and written skills in English

The following qualifications will count in the assessment of the applicants:

  • Previous experience in evaluation, implementation or policy research
  • Previous experience from working on large, cross-cultural projects

We offer

  • Salary NOK 515 200 – 555 100 per annum depending on qualifications in a position as Postdoctoral Research Fellow (position code 1352)
  • A professionally stimulating working environment
  • Attractive welfare benefits and a generous pension agreement
  • Access to public health services through membership of the National Insurance Scheme
  • Participation in the Postdoctoral Programme at the Faculty of Medicine

For more information click "LINK TO ORIGINAL" below.

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May 06, 2019


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