Postdoctoral position in Meaningful Play and Virtual Environments (3-year position)
LUCA School of Arts
LUCA School of Arts is a multidisciplinary educational and research environment in which creative talent can develop on an artistic, performative, and technical level. LUCA promotes the practice of art and creative design as well as the development of innovative insight. LUCA combines the strength and expertise of five renowned institutions on as many campuses: Sint-Lukas Brussel, Narafi Brussel, C-mine Genk, Sint-Lucas Gent, and Lemmens Leuven. With over 800 staff members and about 3,800 students, LUCA School of Arts is a creative hub for over 4,500 artists, musicians, theatrical and filmmakers, photographers, and designers.
Job Description As a postdoc researcher (70%) at the Inter-Actions Research Unit you will participate in the Meaningful Play cluster which investigates the application of game design in artistic, social, educational and economic contexts. You will participate in ongoing projects (coordination, implementation) and initiate applications for new projects. You will develop your own research line in this broad field of research-through-design, with an emphasis on either artistic, educational or industry-oriented projects. As a lecturer (30%) in the Department of Audiovisual Arts you will teach in the Game Design program at Campus C-mine. You will develop new courses, masterclasses and workshops on the use of game engines within immersive environments (XR, 360° and acoustic spaces), next to being involved in existing courses on game design and game programming.
As doctor-assistant you will also execute a limited amount of administrative and organizational tasks.
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Send in your applications by 15-09-2023, Attn. LUCA School of Arts, LUCA HR department: via CV Warehouse.