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PhD Position in Design // Interfacing the Ocean

Open paid PhD position at the Zurich University of the Arts. 

Application Deadline: November 6, 2023

We would like to draw your attention to our fully funded PhD position in Design/Marine Ecology. As part of the National Science Foundation project "Interfacing the Ocean", the team of Karmen Franinovic, Roman Kirschner, Anthea Oestreicher and Rasa Weber has announced an open 100% practice-oriented PhD position. We would be happy if you could spread the announcement in your network!

We are offering a 4-year PhD position on the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) project „Interfacing the Ocean”, which seeks to initiate a sea change in design in collaboration with marine biology and anthropology. This unique project explores how creative practices in and with ocean environments support sympoietic underwater processes, foster sensitive human-marine species interactions and encourage multispecies coexistence. By integrating a number of institutional partners “Interfacing the Ocean” aims at establishing a new perspective on design in and with the ocean. Further information:
The Call:

We will gladly accept complete application documents until November 6, 2023. Interviews will be held by the project directors and PhD supervisors on November 20, 2023. We encourage application from all underrepresented groups, and promote a diverse and inclusive work environment.