PhD Scholarships in Artificial Intelligence – UCD Natural Computing Research & Applications Group

PhD Scholarships in Artificial Intelligence

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.

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