Design Lab. is looking for 5 PhD students and 1 masters student for the 2013-2014 academic term to work in an expanding team at the Graduate Program in Design. The position is with stipend and applicants are expected to be experienced at graphical user interface design.
Our Graphical User Interface Design Projects are projects related to content development for advanced media technologies. Candidates are expected to have experience in icon design, illustration and web design.
Our Industrial Design Projects are related to user-centered design of educational tools for TÜBİTAK and multimedia use in disabled environments for Tofaş. Candidates are expected to be proficient in conceptual prototyping and modeling.
Applicants may click here to navigate to and fill out the pre-application form. The deadline for submission of the pre-application form is June 8, 2013. Applicants who will take the ALES exam in Spring 2013 may fill in “N/A” in the related form field. All other fields must be filled.
For information pertaining to scholarships, accomodations, office facilities, health insurence and technological provisions, please visit the related section of the Koç University Graduate School of Social Sciences and Humanities website.
2013 Spring ALES applications: March 11, 2013 – March 20, 2013
2013 Spring ALES exam date: May 12, 2013
See the official 2013 ÖSYM exam calendar for more information on ALES.
The applicants should:
- Have received a bachelor’s degree from a design department and be trained and / or be experienced at graphical interface design.
- Have a portfolio that clearly demonstrates the applicant’s previous experience in graphical user interface design.
- Have an up-to-date document for English proficiency. The accepted tests and minimum scores are 80 (IBT), 213 (CBT), 550 (PBT) at TOEFL, 87 at UDS, 87 at KPDS and 6,5 at IELTS.
- Have an up-to-date document showing a minimum score of 70 (EA- equally-weighted / eşit ağırlıklı) at ALES (Academic Personal and Graduate Study Entrance Exam).
Design Lab. works in tight collaboration with the other technological research laboratories at Koç University. Research students have the opportunity to work with the latest media technologies. In addition to national and international grants, Design Lab has industrial research alliances with companies like Koc Sistem, Vestel, Tofas and Imagination Studios (Sweden). Design Lab. is also in dialogue with worldwide known institutions such as MIT Media Lab and Aalto Media Lab.