Two Marie Curie Postdoctoral Fellowships at Lero, the Irish Software Research Centre – Apply 21 Sept 2018

ALECS ( is an innovative fellowship programme coordinated by Lero, the Irish Software Research Centre <>. The initiative is co-funded by the European Commission under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie programme (Grant agreement No. 754489) and by Science Foundation Ireland <>, through Lero.

The aim of the programme is to provide training and career development to researchers, by providing international mobility and intersectional exposure. As a Marie Skłodowska-Curie fellowship, ALECS offers high quality professional opportunities open to researchers who either have a PhD degree or at least 4 years full-time equivalent research experience (in academia or industry).

Two independent postdoctoral research fellowships for outstanding candidates are available, based in Lero, at the Limerick of Limerick, Ireland.

The positions are to work with myself and colleagues in our software engineering group, in areas such as adaptive systems, security and privacy, digital forensics, and/or human factors. Some of our research is described in the website of our SPARE group at:, but also involves collaboration with colleagues at the Open University in the UK (

Application Deadline: 21 September 2018

Fellows are free to choose/design their own research project/topic, provided it falls within the broad programme themes and our group’s the research interests;

Fellows have an opportunity for 3-6 months secondment to the non-academic sector.

Please drop me an email (<>) with your CV and a note about your skills, experience and research goals if you are interested,

Eligibility criteria:

– Candidates must be in possession of a doctoral degree or must have at least four years full-time equivalent research experience at the call deadline.

– Applicants may not have resided or carried out their main activity (e.g. work, study) in Ireland for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to the call deadline. For career-restart and reintegration applications, a relaxed mobility rule applies.

Candidates must discuss their proposal with an eligible academic supervisor. Applications without the support of an eligible supervisor will not be considered.

Selection process

Fellows will be recruited via internationally adverstised open call for proposals. Selection process will include international peer review followed by an interview stage.

Additional allowances/support:

Family allowance (if eligible); comprehensive training and career development programme provided.

For further programme details and for details on how to apply, please see<>

Mariana Clohessy
Telephone: 00 353 61 233 637