Research Fellow in Music

Melbourne, Australia
09 Oct 2017
End of advertisement period
31 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Melbourne Conservatorium of Music
Faculty of VCA and MCM

Salary: $69,148 - $93,830 (pro rata) (PhD entry salary $87,415 pro rata) plus 9.5% superannuation

The Melbourne Conservatorium of Music (MCM) seeks to appoint an experienced and detail orientated Research Fellow to be part of a team of researchers working on a National Health and Medical Research Council funded randomized control trial, which examines how group music therapy and recreational choir singing impacts levels of depression in people with dementia. The successful applicant will be responsible for managing the clinical trial under guidance from an international research team.

You will have completed neuropsychologist training and / or music therapy training, experience working with people with significant emotional, cognitive or physical impairments and demonstrated experience managing clinical trials and administering psychometric measures. The ability to work independently, as well as collaboratively in a team is also required. 

This is a part time, 0.8 FTE position. The position commences 1 April 2018 for a period of three years.  

Close date: 31 Oct 2017

Position Description and Selection Criteria

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