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Employer description
EDGE is a Marie Sklodowska-Curie COFUND Action, led by Trinity College Dublin on behalf of 10 Irish academic institutions of excellence. EDGE will award 24 and 36 month Fellowships to 71 high-calibre post-doctoral researchers, who will relocate to Ireland to join expert supervisors in the ICT and Materials field.

Title of position
Invite for Fellowship Proposals: EDGE MSCA COFUND

Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in ICT, based in Ireland

Job description
EDGE Fellowships are for experienced researchers from any country. EDGE aims to form the next generation of thought leaders in ICT research, and promote engagement with industry - all the top 10 ICT companies are present in Ireland. Skills training and career development are integral to the programme.

Fellows will work on a research project of their own design, and are invited to submit proposals to work under one of the supervisors listed on our website, www.edge-research.eu.

All the supervisors are affiliated with at least one of three Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) Research Centres: ADAPT, CONNECT and AMBER. The Fellowship will be hosted by the Supervisor’s institute.

Researchers with a PhD (or at least 4 years of equivalent research experience) can apply by submitting a research proposal before 1st December 2016 after reviewing the information and proposal templates on our website.

3 Fellowship Levels are available, with generous awards based on experience and situation - see http://edge-research.eu/fellowships/remuneration/

Research Fields:
- Future Networks & Communications (24 or 36 month fellowships)
- Advanced Materials & Bioengineering (24 month)
- Digital Content & Media Technology (24 month)

Additional allowances / support: Family allowance if eligible; comprehensive training and development programme provided. Additional resources are available to support specific circumstances - see website.

Eligibility criteria: at the time of recruitment (3rd April 2017), applicants must not have resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies) in Ireland for more than 12 months in the previous 3 years. On 3rd April 2017, applicants must be in possession of a doctoral degree or due to complete prior to recruitment, or they should have at least 4 years of full-time equivalent research experience. Full criteria see: http://edge-research.eu/application-process/eligibility-criteria/

Selection process: Via an open call for research proposals aligned with the EDGE themes. The supervisor must be approached first to gain their support, and named on application. Selection will be through independent peer review followed by interview.

For up to date information follow @EDGEFellowships on Twitter

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Sklodowska-Curie grant agreement No. 713567.

Deadline: 01.12.2016

C/ Richard Twohig
Dunlop Oriel House, Trinity College Dublin, 34 Westland Row
D2 Dublin

For further information contact:
Richard Twohig
Phone: +35318968441
Email: rtwohig@tcd.ie

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Closing date: 01.12.2016
Closing date: 1 December 2016 Erschienen auf academics.de am 18.10.2016
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