DPhil studentship in creativity, Sussex University – deadline 20 June 2010

Funding is available for a three-year full-time D.Phil. (Ph.D) focusing on the cognitive foundations of creativity. The successful candidate will research existing theoretical approaches to the topic, with particular reference to artistic activity involving computer creativity. Part of a Leverhulme project involving Prof. Maggie Boden and Dr. Chris Thornton, the grant covers international study visits to both artists and researchers. The position will suit a candidate with excellent academic credentials and some experience in use of computational/generative methods in art, science or mathematics. Interested candidates should contact Chris Thornton () in the first instance, providing a CV in pdf format. Closing data for application is June 20th 2010.