Multimedia and Graphic Arts

PhD posts, starting September 2019

The last date to apply for postgraduate studies is Tuesday 30 April 2019.

For applications, click  here

 

  • One (1) post in the general area of “Design for social change» and more specifically in the broad areas of:   

- Design for social innovation

- Social Entrepreneurship

Candidates for this post should possess:

  • Postgraduate Degree of Master’s level from accredited Universities in the broad areas of the humanities or social sciences, such as education, design, sociology or political science.
  • Very good knowledge of English language.
  • Ability to organize and carry out research work.
  • Excellent computer skills and ability to learn quickly.
  • A concern and awareness of current social issues.

Beyond the requirements that the university requests to apply for the doctoral programme, your application must include a letter of interest or statement of purpose written in  English, that explains/describes why you wish to undertake the specific studies, your research objectives and other relevant information (500-800 words maximum).

Beyond the requirements that the university requests to apply for the doctoral programme, your application must include a letter of interest or statement of purpose written in  English, that explains/describes why you wish to undertake the specific studies, your research objectives and other relevant information (500-800 words maximum).

The successful candidates will be assigned to the “Art + Design: elearning lab - design for social change” (http://elearningartdesign.org/) of Cyprus University of Technology, where they will work on social innovation and entrepreneurship activities with a friendly group of supportive people. In parallel with their studies the successful candidate may be employed in research programs and will be assigned teaching-related duties at the Department of Multimedia and Graphic Arts with appropriate reimbursement.

Research Advisor:  Nicos Souleles, Associate Professor, nicos.souleles@cut.ac.cy

 

  • Three (3) posts in the topic “Education and Makerspaces”

This post involves multidisciplinary research in areas related to Education, Technology, Multimedia, Computer Science, Human-Computer Interaction, Design.

Candidates should possess:

  • Postgraduate Degree of Master’s level from accredited Universities in Computer Science or Multimedia or Education or any related field.
  • Ability to organize and carry out research work independently
  • Very good knowledge of English language.
  • Prior experience in research activities (i.e. publication record, submitting research proposals, participating in research programs) will be considered as an additional qualification.

The successful candidate will be assigned to the “Cyprus Interaction Lab” (http://www.cyprusinteractionlab.com). In parallel with his/her study the successful candidate may be employed in currently active research programs and will be assigned teaching-related duties at the Department of Multimedia and Graphic Arts with appropriate reimbursement.

Research Advisor: Panayiotis Zaphiris, Professor, panayiotis.zaphiris@cut.ac.cy

 

  • Two (2) posts in the topic “Technology Performance”

This post involves multidisciplinary research in areas related to Digital Performance and more
specifically: Technologies for Theatre and Dance, Interactive Narratives, Digital
Scenography, New Media and Mixed Reality.

Candidates should possess:

  • Postgraduate Degree of Master’s level from accredited Universities and a strong interest in technology and/or stage performance/exhibition/installation.
  • Ability to organize and carry out research work independently.
  • Very good knowledge of English language.
  • Prior experience in research activities (i.e. publication record, submitting research proposals, participating in research programs) will be considered as an additional qualification.

The successful candidate will be assigned to the newly formed “Digital Performance Lab”. In parallel with his/her study the successful candidate may be employed in currently active research programs and will be assigned teaching-related duties at the Department of Multimedia and Graphic Arts with appropriate reimbursement.

Research Advisor:  Doros Polydorou, Assistant Professor, doros.polydorou@cut.ac.cy

 

  • One (1) posts in the topic “Mixed Reality for Digital Performance”

This post involves multidisciplinary research in areas of related to Digital Performance and more specifically: Augmented and Virtual Reality for stage performance or exhibitions.

Candidates should possess:

  • Postgraduate Degree of Master’s level from accredited Universities in Computer Science, Multimedia or a related field with an interest in stage performance/exhibitions/installations
  • Ability to organize and carry out research work independently.
  • Very good knowledge of English language.
  • Prior experience in research activities (i.e. publication record, submitting research proposals, participating in research programs) will be considered as an additional qualification.

The successful candidate will be assigned to the newly formed “Digital Performance Lab”. In parallel with his/her study the successful candidate may be employed in currently active research programs and will be assigned teaching-related duties at the Department of Multimedia and Graphic Arts with appropriate reimbursement.

Research Advisor:  Doros Polydorou, Assistant Professor, doros.polydorou@cut.ac.cy

 

  • One (1) posts in the topic “Electronic Music/Sound Art”

This post involves practice-based and multidisciplinary research in areas related to Experimental Electronic/Electroacoustic/Computer Music, Sound Installation, Sound Studies, New Interfaces for Musical Expression (NIME), Digital Signal Processing, Soundscapes Studies, and Music Computing. Candidates interested in ‘Materialist’ methodologies, Physical Computing, DIY (‘Hertzian’) Electronics, and (Live) Coding, are particularly encouraged to apply.

Candidates should possess:

  • Postgraduate Degree of Master’s level from accredited Universities in some related field.
  • Ability to organise and carry out research work independently.
  • Very good knowledge of the English language.
  • Excellent technical skills in the particular area of their specialisation.
  • Prior experience in research or artistic activities (i.e. publication record, submitting research proposals, participating in research programs, public performances/exhibitions, discography, etc) is considered as an additional qualification.

Beyond the University’s requirements, your application must include a letter of interest (in English), describing own research interests and outlining the proposed area of focus (1-2 pages maximum).

The successful candidate will be assigned to the newly formed “Art, Science, Technology, and Humanities Interdisciplinary Research Lab”. In parallel with his/her study the successful candidate may be employed in currently active research programs and will be assigned teaching-related duties at the Department of Multimedia and Graphic Arts with appropriate reimbursement.

Research Advisor: Marinos Koutsomichalis, Lecturer, m.koutsomichalis@cut.ac.cy

 

  • One (1) posts in the topic “Generative Art”

This post involves practice-based and multidisciplinary research in areas related to Digital Arts, Interactive Art, Computational Creativity, Creative Coding, Cybernetics, and Algorithmic/Generative approaches to Computer Graphics, Music/Sound, and Digital Fabrication. Candidates interested in Data Sonification/Visualisation, Algorithmic Solid Modelling, Natural Language Processing, Bio-inspired Systems, Physical Computing, Machine Learning, and Artificial Intelligence are particularly encouraged to apply.

Candidates should possess:

  • Postgraduate Degree of Master’s level from accredited Universities in some related field.
  • Ability to organise and carry out research work independently.
  • Very good knowledge of the English language.
  • Excellent technical skills in the particular area of their specialisation.
  • Prior experience in research or artistic activities (i.e. publication record, submitting research proposals, participating in research programs, public performances/exhibitions, discography, etc) is considered as an additional qualification.

Beyond the University’s requirements, your application must include a letter of interest (in English), describing own research interests and outlining the proposed area of focus (1-2 pages maximum).

The successful candidate will be assigned to the newly formed “Art, Science, Technology, and Humanities Interdisciplinary Research Lab”. In parallel with his/her study the successful candidate may be employed in currently active research programs and will be assigned teaching-related duties at the Department of Multimedia and Graphic Arts with appropriate reimbursement.

Research Advisor: Marinos Koutsomichalis, Lecturer, m.koutsomichalis@cut.ac.cy

 

  • One (1) post in the topic: "Do It With Others (DIWO) Methodologies for Artistic Production and Education"

This post involves practice-based and multidisciplinary research in areas related to Experiential Learning, Interactive Digital Arts, 'Workshopping', Relational Aesthetics, Participatory Art, Design Research/Thinking, Creative Coding, and 'Making' Culture. Candidates particularly interested in 'Hertzian' Design approaches, Open-source software/hardware, and Physical Computing, are encouraged to apply.

Candidates should possess:

  • Postgraduate Degree of Master’s level from accredited Universities in some related field.
  • Ability to organise and carry out research work independently.
  • Very good knowledge of the English language.
  • Excellent technical skills in the particular area of their specialisation.
  • Prior experience in research or artistic activities (i.e. publication record, submitting research proposals, participating in research programs, public performances/exhibitions, discography, etc) is considered as an additional qualification.

Beyond the University’s requirements, your application must include a letter of interest (in English), describing own research interests and outlining the proposed area of focus (1-2 pages maximum).

The successful candidate will be assigned to the newly formed “Art, Science, Technology, and Humanities Interdisciplinary Research Lab”. In parallel with his/her study the successful candidate may be employed in currently active research programs and will be assigned teaching-related duties at the Department of Multimedia and Graphic Arts with appropriate reimbursement.

Research Advisor: Marinos Koutsomichalis, Lecturer, m.koutsomichalis@cut.ac.cy

 

Information:

From the Department Secretary

Tel.: 25002530, fax. 25002768

 

 

Multimedia and Graphic Arts

PhD posts, starting September 2019

The last date to apply for postgraduate studies is Tuesday 30 April 2019.

For applications, click  here

 

  • One (1) post in the general area of “Design for social change» and more specifically in the broad areas of:   

- Design for social innovation

- Social Entrepreneurship

Candidates for this post should possess:

  • Postgraduate Degree of Master’s level from accredited Universities in the broad areas of the humanities or social sciences, such as education, design, sociology or political science.
  • Very good knowledge of English language.
  • Ability to organize and carry out research work.
  • Excellent computer skills and ability to learn quickly.
  • A concern and awareness of current social issues.

Beyond the requirements that the university requests to apply for the doctoral programme, your application must include a letter of interest or statement of purpose written in  English, that explains/describes why you wish to undertake the specific studies, your research objectives and other relevant information (500-800 words maximum).

Beyond the requirements that the university requests to apply for the doctoral programme, your application must include a letter of interest or statement of purpose written in  English, that explains/describes why you wish to undertake the specific studies, your research objectives and other relevant information (500-800 words maximum).

The successful candidates will be assigned to the “Art + Design: elearning lab - design for social change” (http://elearningartdesign.org/) of Cyprus University of Technology, where they will work on social innovation and entrepreneurship activities with a friendly group of supportive people. In parallel with their studies the successful candidate may be employed in research programs and will be assigned teaching-related duties at the Department of Multimedia and Graphic Arts with appropriate reimbursement.

Research Advisor:  Nicos Souleles, Associate Professor, nicos.souleles@cut.ac.cy

 

  • Three (3) posts in the topic “Education and Makerspaces”

This post involves multidisciplinary research in areas related to Education, Technology, Multimedia, Computer Science, Human-Computer Interaction, Design.

Candidates should possess:

  • Postgraduate Degree of Master’s level from accredited Universities in Computer Science or Multimedia or Education or any related field.
  • Ability to organize and carry out research work independently
  • Very good knowledge of English language.
  • Prior experience in research activities (i.e. publication record, submitting research proposals, participating in research programs) will be considered as an additional qualification.

The successful candidate will be assigned to the “Cyprus Interaction Lab” (http://www.cyprusinteractionlab.com). In parallel with his/her study the successful candidate may be employed in currently active research programs and will be assigned teaching-related duties at the Department of Multimedia and Graphic Arts with appropriate reimbursement.

Research Advisor: Panayiotis Zaphiris, Professor, panayiotis.zaphiris@cut.ac.cy

 

  • Two (2) posts in the topic “Technology Performance”

This post involves multidisciplinary research in areas related to Digital Performance and more
specifically: Technologies for Theatre and Dance, Interactive Narratives, Digital
Scenography, New Media and Mixed Reality.

Candidates should possess:

  • Postgraduate Degree of Master’s level from accredited Universities and a strong interest in technology and/or stage performance/exhibition/installation.
  • Ability to organize and carry out research work independently.
  • Very good knowledge of English language.
  • Prior experience in research activities (i.e. publication record, submitting research proposals, participating in research programs) will be considered as an additional qualification.

The successful candidate will be assigned to the newly formed “Digital Performance Lab”. In parallel with his/her study the successful candidate may be employed in currently active research programs and will be assigned teaching-related duties at the Department of Multimedia and Graphic Arts with appropriate reimbursement.

Research Advisor:  Doros Polydorou, Assistant Professor, doros.polydorou@cut.ac.cy

 

  • One (1) posts in the topic “Mixed Reality for Digital Performance”

This post involves multidisciplinary research in areas of related to Digital Performance and more specifically: Augmented and Virtual Reality for stage performance or exhibitions.

Candidates should possess:

  • Postgraduate Degree of Master’s level from accredited Universities in Computer Science, Multimedia or a related field with an interest in stage performance/exhibitions/installations
  • Ability to organize and carry out research work independently.
  • Very good knowledge of English language.
  • Prior experience in research activities (i.e. publication record, submitting research proposals, participating in research programs) will be considered as an additional qualification.

The successful candidate will be assigned to the newly formed “Digital Performance Lab”. In parallel with his/her study the successful candidate may be employed in currently active research programs and will be assigned teaching-related duties at the Department of Multimedia and Graphic Arts with appropriate reimbursement.

Research Advisor:  Doros Polydorou, Assistant Professor, doros.polydorou@cut.ac.cy

 

  • One (1) posts in the topic “Electronic Music/Sound Art”

This post involves practice-based and multidisciplinary research in areas related to Experimental Electronic/Electroacoustic/Computer Music, Sound Installation, Sound Studies, New Interfaces for Musical Expression (NIME), Digital Signal Processing, Soundscapes Studies, and Music Computing. Candidates interested in ‘Materialist’ methodologies, Physical Computing, DIY (‘Hertzian’) Electronics, and (Live) Coding, are particularly encouraged to apply.

Candidates should possess:

  • Postgraduate Degree of Master’s level from accredited Universities in some related field.
  • Ability to organise and carry out research work independently.
  • Very good knowledge of the English language.
  • Excellent technical skills in the particular area of their specialisation.
  • Prior experience in research or artistic activities (i.e. publication record, submitting research proposals, participating in research programs, public performances/exhibitions, discography, etc) is considered as an additional qualification.

Beyond the University’s requirements, your application must include a letter of interest (in English), describing own research interests and outlining the proposed area of focus (1-2 pages maximum).

The successful candidate will be assigned to the newly formed “Art, Science, Technology, and Humanities Interdisciplinary Research Lab”. In parallel with his/her study the successful candidate may be employed in currently active research programs and will be assigned teaching-related duties at the Department of Multimedia and Graphic Arts with appropriate reimbursement.

Research Advisor: Marinos Koutsomichalis, Lecturer, m.koutsomichalis@cut.ac.cy

 

  • One (1) posts in the topic “Generative Art”

This post involves practice-based and multidisciplinary research in areas related to Digital Arts, Interactive Art, Computational Creativity, Creative Coding, Cybernetics, and Algorithmic/Generative approaches to Computer Graphics, Music/Sound, and Digital Fabrication. Candidates interested in Data Sonification/Visualisation, Algorithmic Solid Modelling, Natural Language Processing, Bio-inspired Systems, Physical Computing, Machine Learning, and Artificial Intelligence are particularly encouraged to apply.

Candidates should possess:

  • Postgraduate Degree of Master’s level from accredited Universities in some related field.
  • Ability to organise and carry out research work independently.
  • Very good knowledge of the English language.
  • Excellent technical skills in the particular area of their specialisation.
  • Prior experience in research or artistic activities (i.e. publication record, submitting research proposals, participating in research programs, public performances/exhibitions, discography, etc) is considered as an additional qualification.

Beyond the University’s requirements, your application must include a letter of interest (in English), describing own research interests and outlining the proposed area of focus (1-2 pages maximum).

The successful candidate will be assigned to the newly formed “Art, Science, Technology, and Humanities Interdisciplinary Research Lab”. In parallel with his/her study the successful candidate may be employed in currently active research programs and will be assigned teaching-related duties at the Department of Multimedia and Graphic Arts with appropriate reimbursement.

Research Advisor: Marinos Koutsomichalis, Lecturer, m.koutsomichalis@cut.ac.cy

 

  • One (1) post in the topic: "Do It With Others (DIWO) Methodologies for Artistic Production and Education"

This post involves practice-based and multidisciplinary research in areas related to Experiential Learning, Interactive Digital Arts, 'Workshopping', Relational Aesthetics, Participatory Art, Design Research/Thinking, Creative Coding, and 'Making' Culture. Candidates particularly interested in 'Hertzian' Design approaches, Open-source software/hardware, and Physical Computing, are encouraged to apply.

Candidates should possess:

  • Postgraduate Degree of Master’s level from accredited Universities in some related field.
  • Ability to organise and carry out research work independently.
  • Very good knowledge of the English language.
  • Excellent technical skills in the particular area of their specialisation.
  • Prior experience in research or artistic activities (i.e. publication record, submitting research proposals, participating in research programs, public performances/exhibitions, discography, etc) is considered as an additional qualification.

Beyond the University’s requirements, your application must include a letter of interest (in English), describing own research interests and outlining the proposed area of focus (1-2 pages maximum).

The successful candidate will be assigned to the newly formed “Art, Science, Technology, and Humanities Interdisciplinary Research Lab”. In parallel with his/her study the successful candidate may be employed in currently active research programs and will be assigned teaching-related duties at the Department of Multimedia and Graphic Arts with appropriate reimbursement.

Research Advisor: Marinos Koutsomichalis, Lecturer, m.koutsomichalis@cut.ac.cy

 

Information:

From the Department Secretary

Tel.: 25002530, fax. 25002768