Wednesday, March 12, 2014

University of York: 6-month research post on the health of choral singers

Department of Electronics, University of York

6-month research post on the health of choral singers

Based at Audio Lab, Genesis 6, Heslington West Campus

A full-time fixed term (6 month) Research Assistant post is available in the Audio Laboratory of the Department of Electronics at the University of York to investigate the voices of choral singers in terms of whether they are using their voices in a healthy manner or not. The post is part of a European consortium with 11 EU members ( The successful candidate will have skills/experience in choral singing and a practical and/or scientific understanding of voice production, preferably in the context of choral singing. In addition, s/he will be able to demonstrate good oral and written communication skills as well as creative thinking to contribute to the research process. The role will involve working with choirs and taking acoustic and other measurements, carrying out data analysis and interpretation and writing up results.

Informal enquiries should be made in the first instance to Professor David M Howard