P.A. | Student Assistant (0.2 fte for one year)
The Music Cognition Group (MCG) searches for an enthusiastic and well-organized student assistant / P.A. acting as a first point of contact with people from both inside and outside MCG, starting 1 September 2020.

Tasks
  • Dealing with incoming e-mail, enquiries and requests on music cognition related topics;
  • Organizing and maintaining the electronic diaries of MCGs PI;
  • Corresponding on behalf of MCGs PI;
  • Assisting in organising the 2021 ABC Summerschool on Music Cognition.
  • Assisting in editing forthcoming publications.
  • N.B. Hours are distributed over the week (ca. 1,5 hour per workday) and tasks can be done virtually.
Requirements
  • Registred as a student at the UvA;
  • At least Bachelor level education;
  • Fluent in both Dutch and English;
  • Must be very organized and have good time management skills;
  • Excellent written communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Skilled user of Google e-mail and agenda software;
  • Familiarity with editing academic texts and the Mendeley reference system;
  • Knowledge of the field of music cognition is an advantage.
Appointment

The candidate will be appointed at the Faculty of Humanities of the University of Amsterdam. The gross monthly salary (on a full time basis) will be ca. €2,250 depending on experience. Please send a letter of application (max. 300 words) and a CV before 15 July 2020 to pa@musiccognition.nl with “[PA] Application” in the subject header. A practical assignment might be part of the selection procedure.