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Post-Doctoral Researcher/Senior Post-Doctoral Researcher - 2 Positions, School of Computer Science and Information Technology, UCC

2 Nov 2022
Two positions available - one in the area of Security (for the duration of up to 36 months) and one for AI for resource management (for the duration of up to 24 months). (PD postion in the area of Security is now Filled).
Please note that these positions can be filled at Post-Doctoral or Senior Post-Doctoral level, depending on qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.
Prospective start date: January 2023.
Post Duration: Security - 36 months, AI for resource management - 24 months
Salary: Post-Doctoral Researcher: €39,522- €45,609 p.a. (IUA PD1 Salary Scale), Senior Post-Doctoral Researcher: €46,906- € p.a. (IUA PD2 Salary Scale)
Project Title: Collaborative edge-cLoud continuum and Embedded AI for a Visionary industry of thE futuRe (CLEVER)
The School of Computer Science & Information Technology (CSIT) at UCC is part of four major Irish SFI-funded national Research Centres, including CONNECT, the Centre for Future Networks & Communications. We are now looking to fill two positions, at Post-Doctoral or Senior Post-Doctoral level, on a Horizon Key Digital Technologies Joint Undertaking Project called CLEVER, and to participate in our vibrant research community here at CSIT.
The CLEVER project’s overall aim is propose  a series of innovations that  revolutionize  the  ability  of  edge  computing  platforms  to  operate  in a federated manner, leveraging  sparse  resources  that  are  coordinated  to  create  a  powerful pool  of  resources, especially for massive Internet of Things (mIoT) or massive Machine Type Communications (mMTC). UCC’s role is firstly to create a trust framework for system elements and for data processing, and secondly a solution that uses AI-inspired methodologies for prediction and placement of edge workload.
We are looking for two experienced researchers to join our team as Post Doctoral/Senior Post Doctoral Researchers. Applicants are invited from those with a Ph.D. qualification and publications in a directly relevant area such as security for embedded/edge systems and/or applications of AI techniques for network or system resource allocation. Ideally, applicants should have experience of working in the IT industry or collaborating with companies on research projects.
Each appointee will be expected to make significant contributions to the research agenda of the CLEVER project, working closely with the Principal Investigators Professors Sreenan, Roedig, Brown, Dr. Zahran and with academic and industry collaborators. We welcome applications of researchers with an established publication track record, appropriate to their career stage. In line with our Athena SWAN ambitions we especially encourage women to apply for these positions.
For an information package including further details of the post see
Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to Prof. Cormac Sreenan, School of Computer Science & IT, Email:
Applications must be submitted online via the University College Cork vacancy portal ( Queries relating to the online application process should be referred to, quoting the job-title and project name.
Candidates should apply, in confidence, before 12 noon (Irish Local Time) on Thursday 24th November 2022. No late applications will be accepted.
Please note that an appointment to posts advertised will be dependent on University approval, together with the terms of the employment control framework for the higher education sector.
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