Postdoc position in Digital Design – ITU, Denmark

    Postdoc position in Digital Design - ITU, Denmark

    Postdoc position in sound based affective interactions, at Digital Design Department at the IT University of Copenhagen, Denmark

    Deadline to Apply

    May 21, 2021 (23: 59 GMT +1)


    PositionPostdoc position
    No. of Position(s)1
    Research AreaSound-based affective interactions
    SalaryAccording to standard norms
    WorkplaceDigital Design Department
    IT University of Copenhagen
    Contract Period1 Year
    Starting dateJuly 1, 2021


    The candidate should hold strong research skills in and contribute to the following areas: 

    • sound-based affective interactions 
    • participatory methods in interaction design 
    • values and ethics in design 

    The candidate should be able to teach and supervise in the following areas: 

    • sound based UX / interaction design 
    • new sound based UX trends in health and medico 
    • qualitative research approaches and methods 

    Responsibilities/ Job Description

    The postdoc will be affiliated with AIR LAB, which is a design space for changing felt relations through affective interactions. 

    How to Apply?

    You can only apply for this position by pushing the button “Apply Online” button mentioned above

    Documents Required

    The application must be in English and must include:

    •  A motivated application, including a cogent argument for how qualified you are for the position and brief statements of research and teaching plans
    •  A full CV, including name, address, phone number, e-mail, previous and present employment and academic background
    •  Documentation of academic degrees (copy of degree certificates etc.)
    •  Copies of max. 5 different publications that are relevant to the position
    •  A numbered list of publications. The enclosed publications should be marked with an asterisk (*)

    About the Department

    The IT University’s vision is to create and share knowledge that is profound and leads to ground-breaking information technology and services for the benefit of humanity. The Digital Design Department delivers society- and industry-relevant research and research-based education in the area of digital technology, media and design. Researchers in the department combine design theory with technological insights and a critical perspective on human and social aspects of digital design and services.  

    The AIR LAB explores the affective and emotional aspects of living with digital and interactive technologies, and how affective interactions can change our relations to the world, each other and ourselves. In addition to hosting research and student projects within Biometrics, AR, VR, Sonic Interaction Design and Robotics, the LAB hosts talks, residencies, workshops and industry collaborations. Read more about AIR LAB here:


    Appointment and salary will be in accordance with the Ministry of Finance’s agreement with the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations (AC).


    Head of AIR LAB and Head of Design Research Section, Jonas Fritsch

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    One year postdoc position in sound based affective interactions

    Post expires at 8:59am on Saturday May 22nd, 2021 (GMT+9)