Saturday, October 5, 2013

Vacancy: Research Associate in Performance Science

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From: Aaron Williamon <aaron.williamon@RCM.AC.UK>
Date: 04/10/2013 18:30 (GMT+00:00)
Subject: Vacancy: Research Associate in Performance Science

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Research Associate in Performance Science (fixed-term for 10 months)


The Royal College of Music is one of Britain's leading conservatoires.  It provides specialised musical education and professional training at the highest international level for performers and composers.


This maternity cover fixed-term post (ten months) sits within the RCM's Centre for Performance Science (CPS), an internationally distinctive centre for research, teaching and knowledge exchange in music performance science. The post-holder will undertake teaching and research within the CPS, with particular responsibility for (1) undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and supervision, (2) research and project coordination for a large multi-centre project investigating musicians' health and wellbeing, and (3) research and project coordination for an interdisciplinary project investigating creative practice and psychological wellbeing.


You should be an active researcher, preferably within music performance science, with a proven ability to teach effectively in higher education contexts.


The successful applicant should be available to start no later than 9 December 2013, or 2 January 2014 with an agreed hand-over schedule in early December 2013.


For further details and an application form, please visit the 'Jobs and Opportunities' section of our website at


Completed application forms should be returned to Tim Rounding at or Royal College of Music, Prince Consort Road, London, SW7 2BS.


Closing date for receipt of applications is 12 noon on Friday 18 October 2013


Interviews will be held on Thursday 31 October 2013


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