Project Coordinator

University of Cambridge - Faculty of Music

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 31 August 2020 in the first instance.

The Faculty of Music at the University of Cambridge is seeking to appoint a Project Coordinator to support the ERC-funded project, Sound and Materialism in the 19th Century, led by Dr David Trippett. The role holder will coordinate all administrative aspects of the project, providing clerical support for the Principal Investigator and research team, processing financial transactions, carrying out HR administration, maintaining essential project documentation and assisting with the production of reports. The role holder will also undertake publicity activities linked to the project and organise project events such as conferences, workshops and training sessions.  

At the heart of a vast network of musical study, research and practice, the Faculty of Music is made up of 14 academic staff, 6 postdoctoral researchers, 12 affiliated lecturers and 16 support staff who work with around 200 undergraduates and 75 graduate students. As a world-leading centre of research the Faculty includes specialists in medieval and renaissance music, early modern music, nineteenth-century music, opera, popular music, ethnomusicology, performance studies, composition, and scientific approaches to music. The Faculty hosts the Cambridge Centre for Musical Performance Studies (CMPS) and the Centre for Music and Science (CMS). The Faculty facilities include a fully professional concert hall, a music library, a purpose-built studio and music computing facilities, as well as an impressive collection of historical instruments and a Javanese gamelan.

The successful candidate will have excellent planning, organisational and communication skills and will understand the requirements of a project administration role.

Interviews are provisionally scheduled for Friday, 12 January 2018.

Further information about the Faculty of Music is available from 

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit: This will take you to the role on the University’s Job Opportunities pages. There you will need to click on the 'Apply online' button and register an account with the University's Web Recruitment System (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please contact Alex Drury, Faculty Manager at in the first instance.

Please quote reference GT14162 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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