Research Coordinator, Centre for Music and Health

Updated: about 2 hours ago
Location: Kent Ridge,

Job Description

The Centre for Music and Health (CMH) is the first dedicated research center in South-East Asia to spearhead and investigate cutting edge, evidence-based practices that leverage the efficacy of music for health and well-being. Situated in the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music, one of the leading conservatories in Asia, and embedded within a top-tier research university, the CMH is uniquely positioned to catalyze the artistic and scientific excellence of the NUS community towards research excellence in this emerging field. The Centre aims to establish world-class music programs and interventions to support crucial aspects of health at NUS and in Singapore, and beyond; and to develop interdisciplinary translational research and evaluation methods to support our evidence-based approach. We aspire to become the leading center for music and health in Asia, pioneering the development of music-based methods and interventions to improve people’s lives.


The Centre for Music and Health is inviting applications for the role of Research Coordinator.  This role is offered on a 1-year renewable contract basis; renewal is subject to satisfactory job performance.


Duties and Responsibilities

•    Assist with grant writing, writing and submitting IRB ethics applications, collecting data, and organizing and overseeing participants’ payment/reimbursement. 
•    Recruit and liaise with study participants, including advertising research studies through various platforms (e.g., in flyer, email, and social media formats, etc), and be the primary point of contact for study participants. 
•    Oversee training of CMH Research Assistants and Student Assistants
•    Contribute to literature reviews, experimental design, sample size power analysis, statistics and data analysis, and manuscript writing. 
•    Assist with writing up, communicating and disseminating findings/results (in conferences, popular science forums, blogs, social media, etc.) as appropriate.  


•    A recognised degree in Music Psychology, Medicine, Public Health, or another area of relevance to Music & Health.
•    At least 1 year of prior research experience.
•    Experience with empirical research experimental design, data collection and analysis.
•    Excellent academic/research writing abilities.
•    Grant writing experience a plus.
•    Good organisational and administrative skills.
•    Able to work independently, but also a good team player.
•    Adaptable and able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.

Covid-19 Message

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Taking into consideration the health and well-being of our staff and students and to better protect everyone in the campus, applicants are strongly encouraged to have themselves fully COVID-19 vaccinated to secure successful employment with NUS.

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus

Organization: Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music

Department : Dean's Office (YST Conservatory of Music)

Employee Referral Eligible: No

Job requisition ID : 18825

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