Critical Making research project: seeking a PhD candidate and a junior researcher

Academy of Creative and Performing Arts (ACPA), Leiden University, i.c.w. Willem de Kooning Academy, Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences, Het Nieuwe Instituut in Rotterdam, Waag Society in Amsterdam and West Den Haag.

The Academy of Creative and Performing Arts (ACPA) offers composers, performing artists, visual artists and (graphic) designers the opportunity to perform research in and through artistic practice. A PhD research training programme for visual artists and designers is offered through PhDArts, a collaboration between the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague and Leiden University.

Bridging art, design and technology through Critical Making
ACPA will appoint one PhD candidate and one junior researcher (artistic research) as part of the NWO financed project "Bridging art, design and technology through Critical Making." In this project, the concept of Critical Making will be researched and developed in the context of critical theory and artistic research in order to address creative practices in which art, design and technology fundamentally and practically intersect. For more information about the project, please visit the project webpage.

The research consortium is headed by ACPA Professor Dr. Janneke Wesseling (Leiden University) as main applicant and Dr. Florian Cramer (Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences) as co-applicant. Het Nieuwe Instituut in Rotterdam, Waag Society in Amsterdam and West Den Haag are involved as consortium partners. Under the supervision of senior researchers affiliated with the institutes involved, a PhD candidate and a junior researcher will work on two subprojects and will be located with one or more consortium partners. These positions are open to artists and designers. Artistic research provides the methodological framework. Please follow the links below for more details regarding our vacancies:

Job description position 1: PhD candidate (4 years, 1 fte)
Job description position 2: junior researcher (2 years, 0,4 fte)

Applications
Please review the admission requirements and application instructions carefully before beginning an application:

Admission requirements position 1: PhD candidate (4 years, 1 fte)
Admission requirements position 2: junior researcher (2 years, 0,4 fte)

Only applications received no later than July 1, 2017 can be considered.

The selection procedure will take place in July (week 27), and selected candidates will be invited for an interview in August/September (week 35). You are kindly requested to be available in this period.

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