DANCE SCIENCE LABORATORY TECHNICIAN
Contract: Part-time, Permanent
(0.6 FTE, 21 hours per week, at least two of these days will be Wednesday, Thursday or Friday)
Salary: £24,291 - £27,567 p.a. (pro-rata)
We are seeking a confident and motivated team player to maintain and develop the Dance Science Laboratory at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance. This hands-on role involves operating and supervising the use of equipment within the laboratory facility, assisting and tutoring MSc students, assisting in data collection for Trinity Laban’s research projects and developing enterprise and knowledge exchange activity.
The post requires initiative, the ability to work both independently and as part of a team, with excellent communication and interpersonal skills. The post holder will be organised, with a positive and flexible approach to work in order to deal with a variety of tasks.
Knowledge and understanding of sports/dance science laboratory equipment and standard exercise protocols, and an awareness of laboratory health and safety is essential. First aid training is mandatory (training will be provided if necessary). An interest in Dance Science is essential as well as strong IT and administration skills. Additionally, awareness of statistical analysis and an interest in developing dance-specific testing protocols is desirable.
Trinity Laban was the first to offer an MSc Dance Science, and remains today a vibrant, international hub for dance science research and education. The main aims of the department are to investigate ways of enhancing dance training, optimising dancer performance and exploring the physiological and psychological effect of dance as a form of physical activity.
Trinity Laban is a founding partner of the National Institute of Dance Medicine and Science, which aims, through shared expertise and a network of multidisciplinary hub-sites and partners, to provide access for all dancers to high quality, evidence-based, dance specific healthcare and dance science services.
Trinity Laban is a forward thinking, contemporary and world-class Higher Education Institution with a vision to redefine the conservatoire for the 21st century. At the leading edge of music and dance training, it provides specialist education of the highest quality, which reflects the increasingly collaborative world of artistic practice and supports the lifelong career development of students and professional performing artists.
For an information pack and application form, please go to the Job Opportunities page of our website at http://www.trinitylaban.ac.uk/about-us/job-opportunities/vacancies or contact: Paula Emms, HR Officer, on 020 8305 9476 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date: 12 Noon, Monday, 26 January 2015 (No Agencies)
Interviews: Friday, 6 February 2015
CVs will not be accepted unless accompanied by a completed application form.
Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance is committed to equal opportunities and diversity.