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Florian Cramer on Tue, 22 Aug 2017 17:50:14 +0200 (CEST)

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[Nettime-nl] Vacature PhD onderzoek game design

Deze vacature is voor een game designer, en maakt onderdeel uit van een
gemeenschappelijk onderzoeksproject van CodArts Rotterdam/TU Delft/Erasmus
Universiteit Rotterdam/Willem de Kooning Academie Rotterdam over de
verbinding van gaming en opera/klassieke muziek.

Graag verspreiden!


PhD: Game Design for Sustainable Societies

Locatie: Delft
Functietypes: PhD positions
Wetenschappelijke discipline: Engineering
Uren 38,0 uren per week
Salaris maximaal € 2840
Werk-/denkniveau: University Graduate
About employer: Delft University of Technology (TU Delft)
Short link: www.academictransfer.com/41990


Would you like to contribute to a society with less shouting, but more
listening? We are looking for a PhD candidate for the NWO project
‘GAMPSISS: GAmeful Music Performances for Smart, Inclusive, and Sustainable
Societies’. In this project you will collaborate with researchers and
students with engineering, social sciences, and fine arts backgrounds.
Moreover, twenty top-ranking orchestras and concert halls in the
Netherlands will participate in the project. Together, you will explore how
classical music performances may be embedded in pervasive game play by
audiences. Then, you will study how such gameful music performances may
contribute to a new, active listening culture that will foster smart,
inclusive, and sustainable societies. Your part in the project will be to
perform solid scientific research on the design of gameful performances and
their effects on active listening and good citizenship among their
communities of players.


Applicants should have the following qualifications:
• Master’s degree in Interaction Design, (Game and) Media Technology, User
Experience Design, Gamification, Experiential Learning, Engineering and
Policy Analysis, or a related (design-oriented) field
• Strong organisational skills
• Strong qualitative and quantitative methodological skills for empirical
research in multi-disciplinary teams
• Experience in scientific writing, or at least a keen interest and
motivation to acquire such skills
• Excellent command of the English language (please write your application
in English)
• Feeling for (board) games, classical music, and/or the performance arts
is considered a plus. Please state any experience in these fields in your


The TU Delft offers a customisable compensation package, a discount for
health insurance and sport memberships, and a monthly work costs
contribution. Flexible work schedules can be arranged. An International
Children’s Centre offers childcare and an international primary school.
Dual Career Services offers support to accompanying partners. Salary and
benefits are in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch
As a PhD candidate you will be enrolled in the TU Delft Graduate School.
The TU Delft Graduate School provides an inspiring research environment; an
excellent team of supervisors, academic staff and a mentor; and a Doctoral
Education Programme aimed at developing your transferable,
discipline-related and research skills. Please visit
graduateschool.tudelft.nl for more information.

For more information about this position, please contact Dr. Rens Kortmann,
email: L.J.Kortmann {AT} tudelft.nl. To apply, please e-mail a detailed CV along
with a letter of application by 15 September 2017 to Mrs Olivie Beek,
vacature-tbm {AT} tudelft.nl.
When applying for this position, please refer to vacancy number ATTBM17.021.

Dienstverband: Temporary, 4 years


Delft University of Technology

Delft University of Technology (the TU Delft) is a multifaceted institution
offering education and carrying out research in the technical sciences at
an internationally recognised level. Education, research and design are
strongly oriented towards applicability. The TU Delft develops technologies
for future generations, focusing on sustainability, safety and economic
vitality. At the TU Delft you will work in an environment where technical
sciences and society converge. The TU Delft comprises eight faculties,
unique laboratories, research institutes and schools.


Technology, Policy & Management

The position is in the Department of Multi-Actor Systems (MAS), which
studies governance in and of large-scale, socio-technical systems. As part
of MAS, the Policy Analysis section aims to support strategic decision
making. Decision makers in fields such as transportation, energy, and
wellbeing face complex sustainability challenges. Increasingly, governments
are trying to take advantage of the collective intelligence of citizens to
overcome such challenges. They welcome local initiatives and social
innovation as means to design robust, bottom-up solutions that complement
top-down approaches. Games are studied as instruments to engage and empower
citizens and their problem-solving capacities.

Additionele informatie

Rens Kortmann
L.J.Kortmann {AT} tudelft.nl
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