Research Manager

Royal Academy of Music

What can you receive?
£39,213 - £46,035 per annum


6 January 2023

The Royal Academy of Music is a creative and vibrant workplace with a diverse mix of students and staff from over 60 countries. Many of the world’s leading musicians and performers have studied with us and we are firmly focused on developing tomorrow’s musical leaders in disciplines including Classical Performance, Composition, Opera, Jazz, and Musical Theatre.

The Academy has a vibrant research culture with particular strengths in performance research, composition and musicology. As part of the latest iteration of its Strategic Plan, the Academy is developing its research environment and infrastructure in support of its research activities and profile.

We seek a Research Manager to work closely with our senior managers and relevant academic staff to transform the Academy’s research environment. Drawing on your experience and current knowledge of the UK’s research environment, you will advise senior managers on the development of the Academy’s research policies and their implementation and will deliver agreed enhancements to the Academy’s research infrastructure and support.

You will need previous experience as an administrator in Higher Education with knowledge of research in relation to performing arts, funding and policy within the UK along with excellent skills in planning, managing and delivering projects to time and within budget. You will be an excellent communicator and collaborator with the ability to relate effectively with staff and students from a wide range of backgrounds, and to be able to provide them with advice, guidance, and support.

Completed applications must be received by 10am on Friday 6 January 2023.

Interviews are expected to take place on-site week commencing 16 January 2023.

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