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Job Opportunities in Music and Health

Music Therapy Postdoctoral Fellowship (UCSF)


Founding Generation Summer Fellowship for Undergraduates

ICIS is offering a limited number of grants of up to $4,000 to support undergraduate student research in infancy science during the summer of 2024.


3-Year Pediatric Music Therapy Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (UCSF Stad Center for Pediatric Pain, Palliative and Integrative Medicine at the Benioff Children’s Hospitals)

Applications will be accepted starting August 1, 2023. Applications received before October 11, 2023, will receive full consideration, as first-round interviews will be conducted in October.


Postdoctoral Research Scientist (Montclair State University, Montclair, New Jersey)


Postdoctoral Fellowship in Performing Arts & Health (Johns Hopkins University: Peabody Institute)


Call for Expression of Interest for a joint application under the EU Marie Skłodowska-Curie Action

The Music Therapy Department at Irish World Academy of Music and Dance, University of Limerick (UL), invite interested experienced researchers of any nationality, who have a PhD degree and maximum eight (8) years of research experience after having obtained the PhD degree, to apply for the EU-funded Marie Skłodowska-Curie Action Postdoctoral Fellowship to conduct research at the University of Limerick


Multiple Anticipated Positions in the Music, Social Engagement, and Development Workgroup in the Vanderbilt Music Cognition Lab, Nashville, TN (PI: MIriam Lense, PhD)

  • Music Therapist (Part or Full-Time) *Note: combined music therapist/postdoctoral fellow position possible for candidates with both clinical and research training
  • Postdoctoral Fellow (Part or Full-Time) *Clinical experience/skills preferred


Postdocs in Neurodevelopment and Rhythm Processing (Amiens/Dijon, France) Two 3-year post-doc positions are available within the research project PreMusic, funded by the French National Research Agency ANR. This project's aim is to evaluate the impact of early musical interventions in the NICU on preterm infants’ development, starting from 28 weeks gestational age up until 18 months. 

1.  Amiens. Send applications to [email protected]

2.  Dijon. This post-doc will be mainly in charge of the longitudinal testing program aiming to evaluate the impact of the musical interventions on the rhythmic, cognitive and social development of the preterm infants. Send applications to [email protected]


Postdoctoral Research Associate and a Research Assistant

The Music, Imaging, and Neural Dynamics Lab at Northeastern University, Boston, MA, is looking to hire a Postdoctoral Research Associate and a Research Assistant (both full-time benefits-eligible) to help with neuroscience studies on music as a form of brain stimulation for Alzheimer’s Disease. 


Postdoc and/or grad student to work on rhythm perception in songbirds (Tufts University)

Dr. Aniruddh Patel and Dr. Mimi Kao are looking for a talented postdoc and/or graduate student to investigate the neural mechanisms underlying rhythm perception in songbirds. The project title is Investigating auditory-motor interactions during rhythm perception in a small animal model. This work is an NIH-funded collaboration between Kao's lab (songbird neurobiology) in Biology and Patel's lab (music cognition) in Psychology at Tufts University.