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 March 2017.

Tasks
  • Dealing with incoming e-mail, enquiries and requests on music cognition related topics;
  • Organizing and maintaining the electronic diaries of the PI and MCG;
  • Corresponding on behalf of MCGs PI;
  • Assisting in editing forthcoming publications.
In addition, tasks may include (depending on expertise and workload):
  • Assist in analyses of EEG data;
  • Assist in teaching courses on music cognition;
  • Maintaining and updating MCGs reference system (using Mendeley);
  • Maintaining MCGs website, news feeds and social media activities;
  • Carrying out background research.
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;
  • Familiarity with editing academic texts;
  • Familiarity with Google e-mail and agenda software, Ms Word and Mendeley reference system;
  • Familiarity with 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. €2,200 depending on experience. Please send a letter of application (max. 250 words) and a CV before 15 January 2017 to pa@musiccognition.nl with “[PA] Application” in the subject header. A practical assignment might be part of the selection procedure.