Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Fwd: Job advertisement in arts and health


Tenovus Cancer Choirs Project Officer/Research Assistant

Job Reference Number: 501-16


£31,856 - 35,369 per annum, pro rata


Part-time (0.8FTE) fixed-term for 24 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 part-time fixed term post (24 months) sits within the Centre for Performance Science (CPS), an internationally distinctive centre for research, teaching, and knowledge exchange in performance science. The post-holder will be responsible for coordinating the running of the 'Tenovus Cancer Choirs' research project, which will investigate the impact of singing on psychological and biological responses of cancer patients, carers and staff involved in weekly choirs. Key tasks will include recruiting cancer patients, staff and carers to be involved in the research study including publicising the study, consenting patients, collecting psychological and biological data, maintaining the study database and supporting the research.


You should have a track record in social science research or evaluation, experience consenting patients to research, communications and marketing skills and be a highly organised independent, accurate worker with excellent interpersonal skills.


The successful applicant should be available to start no later than 18 April 2016, and would preferably be available from the start of April 2016.


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 Olivia Towers, HR Assistant, at or Royal College of Music, Prince Consort Road, London, SW7 2BS. CVs without an application form will not be accepted.


Closing date for receipt of applications is 12 noon on Thursday 25th February 2016.


Interviews will be held on Wednesday 2nd March 2015.


With some roles at the Royal College of Music, second interviews may take place.


The Royal College of Music is an equal opportunities employer.


Kind regards,



Daisy Fancourt
Research Associate in Performance Science

Royal College of Music | Prince Consort Road | London SW7 2BS | United Kingdom 
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