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Vacancy: Postdoctoral Researcher Art & Sustainability

The Research group Art & Sustainability is looking for a postdoctoral researcher whose research and artistic interests address existential dimensions of climate change and adaptation to its ecological, social and cultural impacts.
The purpose of the postdoctoral researcher is to support and strengthen research in the area of art and sustainability, with explicit attention to the dimensions of cultural and ‘inner’ sustainability.

The Research Centre Art & Society initiates and develops new artistic practices in collaboration with diverse societal partners and focuses on the fields of Art & Education, Art & Participation and Art & Sustainability. The Research Centre Art & Society of the Hanze University of Applied Sciences Groningen is a collaboration between Minerva Art Academy for Fine Art and Design and Popular Culture and Prince Claus Conservatoire. The Research Centre consists of four research groups.

Please enclose your application letter, CV and the following documents to apply:

  • A summary of each of the following: candidate’s research achievements; artistic and/or professional achievements; teaching merits; and academic leadership and contribution to research community.
  • A research plan for the postdoctoral researcher period (size preferably between 1500 and 2000 words).

The (online) interviews will take place on Tuesday afternoon, February 9, 2021.

For additional information, please contact Professor Jan van Boeckel, telephone number +31 6 30 28 31 15 or j.e.van.boeckel@pl.hanze.nl. Please do not use this email address for your application.