Department of Computer Science, Human-Centered Design Section of the University of Copenhagen invites applicants for a PhD fellowship in Artistic explorations and Design for the Future of hybrid work.
Depending on your level of education, you can undertake the PhD program as either:
A 3-year full-time study within the framework of the regular Ph.D. program (5+3 scheme), if you already have an education equivalent to a relevant Danish master’s degree.
An up to 5-year full-time study program within the framework of the integrated MSc and Ph.D. program (the 3+5 scheme); if you do not have an education equivalent to a relevant Danish master´s degree – but you have an education equivalent to a Danish bachelors´ degree.
- The team regularly publishes at top ACM conferences such as CHI, CSCW, UIST, and UBICOM and HCI journals such as TOCHI, JCSCW, and HCI.
- They also publish in interdisciplinary venues such as the Big Data & Society journal as well as across venues in humanities and social sciences.
- In addition, the PhD position offers opportunities for interdisciplinary collaborative engagement across artists and industry.
- the grant will be paid partly in the form of 48 state education grant portions (in Danish: “SU-klip”) plus salary for work.
- Complete and pass the MSc education in accordance with the curriculum of the MSc program (ONLY when you are attending the integrated MSc and Ph.D. program)
- Carry through an independent research project under the supervision
- Complete Ph.D. courses corresponding to approx. 30 ECTS / ½ FTE
- Participate in active research environments, including a stay at another research institution, preferably abroad
- Teaching and knowledge dissemination activities
- Write scientific papers aimed at high-impact journals
- Write and defend a Ph.D. thesis on the basis of your project
- Applicants should hold an MSc, MA, or MFA degree in a relevant area with good results and good English skills.
- Also, a multidisciplinary background that spans Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW), artistic practices, and a Research-through-design background is an advantage.
- Relevant publications
- The curious mindset with a strong interest in collaborating closely with artists as a design method
- In addition, good language skills
Required Application Documents
- Motivated letter of application (max. one page)
- Also, the Statement of purpose including:
- a research question
- main goals of the proposed project
- Also, details of your motivation and background for applying
- Curriculum vitae including information about your education, experience, language skills, and other skills relevant to the position
- In addition, the original diploma for the Master’s program (MSc, MA, or MFA degree) transcript of records in the original language, including an authorized English translation if issued in another language than English or Danish. If not completed, a certified/signed copy of a recent transcript of records or a written statement from the institution or supervisor is accepted.
- Publication list (if possible)
- Moreover, Reference letters (if available)