HEartS Project Manager (Research Associate)

Royal College of Music

This role is offered on a fixed-term (30 months), full time (1FTE) basis and is available from January 2018.

Founded in 1882, the Royal College of Music (RCM) is a world-leading music conservatoire with a prestigious history and contemporary outlook. Our 800 undergraduate and postgraduate students come from over 60 countries and are taught in a dynamic environment, leaving the RCM to become the outstanding performers, conductors and composers of the future. In 2017, the RCM was named by the QS World University Rankings as the top conservatoire in the UK and second in the world for the Performing Arts.

The Centre for Performance Science takes a strongly interdisciplinary approach to investigating performance, accessing expertise and facilities across the RCM and Imperial College London.

The CPS is seeking to engage a fixed-term (30 month) Project Manager (at Research Associate level) to join its Centre for Performance Science. You will undertake research on the HEartS project (Health, Economic and Social impact of the ARTs), a £1 million public health project funded by the AHRC examining the impact of the arts and culture on health and wellbeing, from individual, social and economic perspectives. The project is led by Aaron Williamon, Head of CPS, in collaboration with Marissa Miraldo (Imperial), Robert Perneczky (Imperial), Rosie Perkins (RCM) and Daisy Fancourt (UCL). Further information is available at www.PerformanceScience.ac.uk/HEARTS.

We are looking for candidates with the following attributes:

  • You will have a track record of research in Performance Science or a related field,
  • You will have experience of recruiting participants to take part in large-scale research studies,
  • You will have expertise in managing, processing and analysing large datasets,
  • You will have the organisational skills to oversee and deliver public engagement and impact events,
  • You will have a track record of working in academic research environments and writing and publishing peer-reviewed research.

For further details of this position please visit the RCM website at www.rcm.ac.uk/jobs.

To apply, please complete our Application and Equal Opportunities Monitoring forms available to download from our website and submit along with a list of publications to Isabella Enstrom, HR Assistant, Royal College of Music, Prince Consort Road, London SW7 2BS or by e-mail to: recruitment@rcm.ac.uk

CVs without an application form will not be accepted. Please ensure that you include the Job Reference Number when submitting your application.

Closing date for receipt of applications is 12pm on Monday 21 August 2017.

Interviews will be held in the week commencing 4 September 2017. With some roles at the RCM, second interviews may take place.

The Royal College of Music is an Equal Opportunities employer.

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