Sunday, February 26, 2023

[DMANET] PhD Scholarship Opportunities at University College Dublin (UCD), Ireland

As part of the Science Foundation Ireland funded Reg-Fr-AIMs project we are
seeking applications for a number of PhD scholarships to be based at
University College Dublin's Natural Computing Research & Applications Group
( in Artificial Intelligence.

The Reg-Fr-AIMs project is a collaboration between the teams of Prof Fergal
McCaffery (Regulated Software Research Centre in Dundalk Institute of
Technology) and Prof Michael O'Neill (University College Dublin). At UCD
the collaborating faculty and doctoral supervisory team includes Dr
Annunziata Esposito Amideo and Dr Miguel Nicolau.

Reg-Fr-AIMs sets out to develop a Regulatory Compliance Framework for
Trustworthy AI Medical Device Software. This includes research into
adaptive, trustworthy and compliant AI technology. To this end, the
research to be undertaken at UCD has a strong focus on adaptive
representations for machine learning, optimisation and reasoning.

These full-time PhD studentship comprise an annual stipend of €18,500 for 4
years, postgraduate fees and a contribution towards direct research costs.
Successful candidates will typically hold a minimum 2:1 Honours Degree in a
Software, Computer Science, Analytics or closely related cognate
discipline. All applicants are required to demonstrate a high level of
competence in the English language.

Applicants should forward a copy of your CV and a one-page cover letter in
PDF format outlining (i) your suitability for this position and (ii) your
motivation for applying to Prof Michael O'Neill ( The
initial deadline for submission of application is 24th March 2023, however,
applications will be reviewed on a continuous basis until the scholarships
are filled.

Kind regards

Dr Annunziata Esposito Amideo

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