CALL OPEN IN IRELAND! ALECS: Marie Skłodowska-Curie COFUND Fellowship at Lero, the Irish Software Research Centre

Funding for 26 fellowships for experienced software researchers! 

Researchers from Latin American and Caribbean countries welcome!

Advanced Learning in Evolving Critical Systems (ALECS) is an innovative fellowship programme coordinated by Lero, the Irish Software Research Centre. The initiative is co-funded by the European Commission under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie programme (Grant agreement No. 754489) and by Science Foundation Ireland, through Lero.

The aim of the programme is to provide training and career development to the next generation of skilled computer science and software engineering researchers through providing international mobility and intersectoral exposure.

All fellowships will be based in Ireland where fellows will be hosted by their ALECS academic supervisor’s university. The two-year fellowship will include an individual research project under the academic supervision of a Lero researcher and a mandatory 3-6 month industry secondment.

Applications are welcome from researchers of any nationality who comply with the programme's eligibility criteria. 

Research themes

  • Methods and standards for high integrity systems
  • Autonomous and adaptive systems
  • Software performance
  • Security and privacy

Please note these are broad research themes. See http://alecs.lero.ie/ for supervisors’ research interests within the aforementioned themes.


2 years


Applicants should possess a PhD degree or have at least four years full-time equivalent research experience in academia or industry at the call deadline

More details and contact here.

Deadline: 22 February 2018