PhD Studentship (Lero)

October 10 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

Lero - The Irish Software Research Centre

Lero is the Irish software research centre. It brings together leading software research teams from all Irish universities and two Institutes of Technology in a coordinated centre of research excellence with a strong industry focus. Lero has raised the level and profile of Irish software research with such effect that it is now one of the best known and highly regarded software-related research centres in the world.

The open position is within the context of the "SODAW" project (Software Development with Alternative Workforces), with a particular emphasis on open source, inner source and crowdsourcing. The work to be performed includes the design and execution of research studies using both quantitative and qualitative research methods. Research experience and industry experience is desirable but not required. The successful candidate holds a Master's degree in Software Engineering, Information Systems, or a closely related field. The candidate has strong analytical skills and technical expertise that are needed to conduct the research. Furthermore, the candidate is expected to be able to work independently and in close collaboration with a team of several other researchers in this area, as well as work with companies. The candidate is expected to submit a doctoral dissertation within 4 years. The PhD position is fully funded by a four-year scholarship and comes with a stipend of €18K per annum.

The PhD position is available at University College Cork (UCC), which is the Irish Times University of the Year for the 5th time since the award's inception in 2002. The main university campus is based near the city centre of Cork. UCC has approx. 20,000 students.

Informal queries regarding the position may also be addressed to Dr Stol (

For full particulars on this studentship please refer to:

This job comes from a partnership with Science Magazine and Euraxess

Similar jobs

Similar jobs