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Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture, the Department of Art invites applications for
Research assistant (part time, 60%)
The job begins in March 2014 or as agreed. The assignment is for maximum of two (2) years.
The research focuses on multisensory perception of space and spatial experience gained by artistic means. The special fields of interest are the way in which light, shadow and movement help us perceive space and the way in which space is defined by its acoustic qualities.
Basic knowledge in architecture, installation art, site-specific art or sound art is required. Organizational skills and skills in academic writing are needed. Skills in image and sound editing, programming and electronics are plus. A potential applicant is capable of assisting in the research and development of multidisciplinary projects involving art and various fields of science and technology.
Appointed MA student will also assist teaching in the new Visual Culture and Contemporary Art MA program. The teaching focuses on history, theory and practice of site specific art, sound art and artistic practices engaged with science and technology.
Applicants are required to have oral and written proficiency in English. Appointed Master’s student must be enrolled in a degree programme at Aalto University or at any other equivalent University.
Salary will be paid according to the university’s salary scheme.
Application period and instructions
Interested master’s students should submit their applications in the SAIMA recruitment system no later than on 3rd March 2014. Please include:
transcript of records
Professor Petteri Nisunen
Nr of positions available : 1
Early stage researcher or 0-4 yrs (Post graduate)
First Stage Researcher (R1)
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