Postdoc Opportunities

Photo of Sarah Cook identified as a nobody by AI in the project “ImageNet Roulette” by Trevor Paglen with Kate Crawford (Photo by Sarah Cook, courtesy of Sarah Cook and the artist)

New Media Art: Deadline closed

UmArts is currently recruiting a postdoctoral fellow in New Media Art. The position  is based at the department of Creative Studies (Crafts/Sloyd, Music, Visual Arts) in partnership with the department of Informatics to contribute to the interdisciplinary artistic research within UmArts. The position is full-time for two years, starting on 1 January 2024, or by agreement. The application deadline was 15 May 2023.

This call is for a postdoctoral fellow in interdisciplinary artistic research within the field of New Media Art. The position is within one (or several) of the artistic practices of crafts (textile, wood/ metal), music or visual arts intersecting areas of Human Computer Interaction or Information Systems.

Architecture & AI, Design & AI: Deadline closed

UmArts is leading research in Art, Architecture, Design and Artificial Intelligence (AI) at Umeå University in partnership with the Wallenberg AI, Autonomous Systems and Software Program – Humanities and Society (WASP-HS), and the Centre for Transdisciplinary AI at Umeå University (TAIGA). In 2023, curator Sarah Cook will join UmArts as the WASP-HS Guest Professor in partnership with Bildmuseet, Umeå School of Architecture (UMA), and Umeå Institute of Design (UID).

We are seeking two outstanding postdoctoral researchers in design and architecture to join our new Art & AI project with guest professor Sarah Cook. We will appoint two postdoctoral researchers: one in Architecture and AI with Umeå School of Architecture, and one in Design and AI with Umeå Institute of Design. The positions are full-time for three years commencing on 1 September 2023, or by agreement. The deadline for applications was 10 April.