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The Institute invites applications for the following position: PhD Studentship (Full-time: 4 Years)

Position: SMDH2 WP1 Spoke Medical Device Software Framework project –
Medical Device Software Testing Development.

The Regulated Software Research Centre (RSRC) is within the School of Informatics and Creative Arts and is located in the Carroll’s Building.  The RSRC (https://www.dkit.ie/research/centres/regulated-software-research-centre) has developed an international reputation for performing medical device software engineering.

 

The RSRC is a member of Lero.  Lero – the Irish Software Research Centre is Ireland’s national software research centre, headquartered at the University of Limerick and involving all of Ireland’s seven universities and Dundalk Institute of Technology.  Following Lero’s significant recent direct grant funding in excess of €30m from Science Foundation Ireland (grant number 13/RC/2094), and our industry partners, we are seeking to fill over 40 research positions and 80 PhD positions.  As part of this funding the RSRC wishes to expand its medical device software engineering team through recruiting for a PhD position.  This PhD studentship is funded for 4 years.

 

Applicants should as a minimum have a 2:1 or 1st Class Honours Degree (or equivalent) in a computing related discipline.  The studentship will include a monthly stipend, payment of fees, travel and equipment.

 

It is also a requirement that any applicant whose first language is other than English must have a certified English language proficiency of at least IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

 

Applicants should forward a full CV, detailing any research experience gained to date to the Graduate Studies Office at Aideen.Gaynor@dkit.ie.  Closing date for applications is 12 noon on Friday 3rd February 2017.  Late applications will not be accepted.

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