Tenovus Cancer Choirs Project Officer/Research Assistant

Closing date: 12 noon on Thursday 25 February 2016

Interview date: Wednesday 2 March 2016

Salary: £31,856 - £35,369 per annum, pro rata

Job Reference Number: 501-16

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.

CVs without an application form will not be accepted.

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

Job Description

Further Particulars


Application and Equal Opportunities Form

Completed forms should be returned by post or email to Olivia Towers, HR Assistant:

Royal College of Music, Prince Consort Road, London SW7 2BS



If you are applying by email, please state clearly in the subject line the title of the post for which you are applying. If you are submitting your application by post, please enclose two copies of your completed form.

The Royal College of Music is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

If you need to receive this documentation in a different format due to a disability, please contact Olivia Towers to discuss your requirements.

All applicants must be permitted to work in the UK and hold a relevant work permit where necessary.

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