Doctoral student position in design for sustainability (October 2016, Aalto Finland)

Website: Aalto University Deadline for application: 15 October 2016 Sustainability challenges require a reorganization of patterns of p...

Website: Aalto University
Deadline for application: 15 October 2016

Sustainability challenges require a reorganization of patterns of production and consumption, and, restructuring of institutions and organizations in the local, regional and global scale. New business models, bottom up initiatives and governance innovations all hold potential to contribute to sustainability. The contribution of design research in this field is broadening as systemic and strategic innovation has become a prominent topic.  Moreover, design has a particular role in initiating and supporting such reorganization and restructuring. Potential scope of PhD proposals in the area of sustainability transformation include studies of the use of infrastructure services including energy, water and transport, food provision, new organizational models, and self-organization of issue-driven activist groups. Theoretical approaches can be connected to sustainability transitions, practice theory, self-organizing systems, futures studies.

Aalto University is looking for a post-graduate students to work on her/his Doctor of Arts (DA) degree at Aalto ARTS (Aalto University, School of Arts, Design, and Architecture), Department of Design. Before hired, the candidates must first pass the general selection of doctoral students in the department of design, for which you can find the guidance below.

Full time doctoral students are expected to complete their DA in four years, during which they should complete their DA thesis and doctoral studies, participate in research projects around their topic area, and teach relevant courses. The monthly salary will be according to the Aalto salary system, depending on the candidate’s expertise and tasks, from 2050€ upwards. The duration of position is 24 months and the posts can also be partitioned to shorter term ones the call is open to both existing and new students to Department of Design.

Refer to the website for further details.



academia activism adaptation admin aesthetics affect ageing AI analogy android anthropology anticipation app architecture art arts Asia assistive technology automobile balance biology biomimetics book branding building built environment business CAD Canada care case cfp change revision children codesign cognition collaboration colonization commercialization commonplacing communication design competition complexity computation computer science computing concept map conference constructivism conversational analysis craft creative arts creativity CSCW culture cybernetics degrowth dementia design design thinking digital digital media digital reproduction digital scholarship disability dissertation drawing economics education effectiveness efficiency emotion engineering environment ergonomics ethics ethnography Evernote evolution exhibition exoskeleton experience experimental studies fail fashion featured film food function modeling futurism gender studies Germany globalization grantsmanship graphic design Greece HCI health heritage history housing human factors humanism identity image inclusivity industrial design informatics information innovation interaction interdisciplinarity interior design internet of things intervention iphone journal journalism language law library life life cycle lifehack literature review logistics luxury making management manufacturing material culture materials mechanics media method migration mobile motion design movie nature new product development Nexus 6 olfaction online organization packaging paper participatory design PBL pengate performance PhD philosophy planning policy politics practice predatory preservation prison proceedings productivity project management public space publishing reading Remember The Milk reproduction research resource-limited design reuse review Samsung scholarship science science fiction semiotics senses service design simplicity society sociology software space strategic design student sustainability systems tactile tangibility technology textile theatre theory Toodledo Toronto tourism traffic transhumanism transnationalism transportation tv uncertainty universal design urban usa usability user experience visualization wearable well-being women workshop writing
The Trouble with Normal...: Doctoral student position in design for sustainability (October 2016, Aalto Finland)
Doctoral student position in design for sustainability (October 2016, Aalto Finland)
The Trouble with Normal...
Not found any posts VIEW ALL Readmore Reply Cancel reply Delete By Home PAGES POSTS View All RECOMMENDED FOR YOU LABEL ARCHIVE SEARCH ALL POSTS Not found any post match with your request Back Home Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat January February March April May June July August September October November December Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec just now 1 minute ago $$1$$ minutes ago 1 hour ago $$1$$ hours ago Yesterday $$1$$ days ago $$1$$ weeks ago more than 5 weeks ago Followers Follow THIS CONTENT IS PREMIUM Please share to unlock Copy All Code Select All Code All codes were copied to your clipboard Can not copy the codes / texts, please press [CTRL]+[C] (or CMD+C with Mac) to copy