Postdoctoral Researcher in Visual Storytelling

Aalto University, Finland
Apply by August 14, 2017

The Aalto Visual Communication Design research group is looking for candidates for a postdoctoral position in the area of visual storytelling for health and well-being.


The Department of Media invites applications for the following position:
Postdoctoral Researcher in Visual Storytelling

Main tasks and requirements
In recent years storytelling has emerged as a valuable tool for diagnosis, treatment and therapy in a number health related and medical fields. The Aalto Visual Communication Design research group is looking for candidates for a postdoctoral position in the area of visual storytelling for health and well-being. The selected postdoctoral researcher will work on design and evaluation of visual storytelling tools specifically created for the elderly with the aim of supporting them in improving and maintaining their sense of belonging, self-worth, and social connectedness.

The position is fixed-term and will be filled for two years (2018-2019), with starting date preferably by January 2018. The salary is determined based on experience and qualifications according to the salary system of Aalto University. Employment includes occupational health care and social security benefits.
Qualified candidates for the postdoctoral position should hold a doctoral degree and have adequate research experience in the field of visual communication design, interaction design, or other fields relevant to the position. Ability for multidisciplinary research and technical skills are considered to be advantageous. Applicants are expected to be at the early stages of their research careers and show potential for future development. Excellent English language skills are required.

How to apply
The applications for the postdoctoral researcher position are to be submitted through the eRecruitment system (link ‘Apply for this job’ below) no later than 14 August 2017.

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