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Assistant or Associate Professor in Creative Technologies (all areas) at Aalto University, Finland

Aalto University k

Espoo, Finland

Sep 30
Job Description

Aalto University -- in the top-20 young universities worldwide -- invites applications for an Assistant or Associate level professor in all areas at the intersection of computational sciences and arts or design. We are particularly interested in candidates studying novel computational methods to augment human creativity and imagination, including but not limited to fields such as:

• Artificial intelligence, especially applications in creativity, games, and arts;
• Computational design, creativity support;
• Visual computing, including computer vision and computer graphics;
• Speech and language technology, acoustics and audio engineering;
• Human-computer interaction, visualization, and human-robot interaction;
• Augmented and virtual reality technology and applications;
• Game design, interaction design, architectural design and other relevant areas of design.

We are particularly looking for candidates interested in the augmentation of human creativity via computational methods; creation of novel interactive experiences, creation of novel design strategies in relation to complex global challenges for example, via virtual and augmented reality (VR, AR), and games; as well as technology-enhanced art, design, architecture and entertainment.

Aalto Art & Design is #6 in the world (QS ranking). Human-computer interaction research at Aalto University is ranked #2 in Europe and #15 in the World and Computer Graphics #11 in Europe (csrankings). Aalto CS research is ranked #3 in Europe and #33 in the World (US News).

Diversity is part of who we are, and we actively work to ensure our community’s diversity and inclusiveness. We warmly encourage qualified candidates from all backgrounds to join our community.

Finland is a great place for living with or without family: it is a safe and well-organized Nordic society, where equality is highly valued and extensive social security supports people in all situations of life. Finland's free high-quality education system is also internationally acknowledged.

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The call is open until October 24, 2021.