JOB: Phd Fellowship in Philosophy of Art on Architectural Theory (Leuven)

KU Leuven, Belgium, February 1, 2015 – February 1, 2019

Application deadline: Nov 30, 2014

The Centre for Metaphysics and the Philosophy of Culture of KU Leuven’s Institute of Philosophy and the Faculty of Architecture of KU Leuven (Belgium), welcome applicants for one fully-funded two-year PhD-Fellowship, renewable for a second period of two years, in Philosophy of Art on Architectural Theory. The PhD-fellow will work in the research context of the Centre for Metaphysics and the Philosophy of Culture (KU Leuven’s Institute of Philosophy) and the research group Architectural Cultures of the Recent Past (KU Leuven’s Faculty of Architecture).

The project for which the funding is available aims to develop an analysis of the connection between religious and philosophical concepts and the theoretical discourse on architectural modernism from the period 1945-1970. The project situates itself on the crossroads between intellectual/art history, philosophy and theology and therefore welcomes applicants who have a diverse background (architecture, art history, philosophy). The fellowship is part of the project ‘Apocryphal and Apostolic Modernism. Forgotten Connections between religion and architectural modernism, 1945-1970’ (for more information, see http://hiw.kuleuven.be/ned/onderzoek/ApocryphalandApostolicModernism), funded by the Research Fund KU Leuven. The successful applicant will write a PhD-dissertation within the overarching theme of aesthetics and architectural theory.

The project is chaired by Prof. Stéphane Symons and by Prof. Rajesh Heynickx.

Start date: 1 February 2015 or as soon as possible.

For more details on the demanded profile and the offer, have a look at: https://icts.kuleuven.be/apps/jobsite/vacatures/53097220

You can apply for this job no later than November 30, 2014 via the online application tool on the jobsite.

For further information, you can contact the project’s supervisors, Prof. Dr. Symons at stephane.symons@hiw.kuleuven.be and Prof. Dr. Heynickx at rajesh.heynickx@kuleuven.be.

Source: <http://arthist.net/archive/8414>.

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