Science Foundation Ireland

Postdoc Fellowships available with EDGE

EDGE: a Marie Sklodowska-Curie COFUND Action, offering Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in ICT, based in Ireland.

2nd Call for Proposals from applicants open 1st August to 1st November 2017

EDGE is led by Trinity College Dublin on behalf of ten Irish academic institutions of excellence. In our 2nd call we expect to award up to 45 Fellowships, each 24-months duration, who will relocate to Ireland to join expert supervisors in the ICT (networks, date and materials) field. Career progression is a primary aim of MSCA schemes, and we will provide comprehensive training and development to our Fellows to support their growth as independent research professionals.

Researchers currently residing outside of Ireland, with a PhD or equivalent status, can apply by submitting a research proposal before the Call deadline on 1st November 2017.

Before beginning the application process, applicants should:

  1. review the eligibility criteria and other information on our website –
  2. contact a prospective supervisor from those listed on the programme website to gain their support

Research Themes

– Future Networks & Communications

– Advanced Materials & Bioengineering

– Digital Content & Media Technologies

Full topic list:


Richard Twohig, EDGE Programme Manager:

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement No. 713567.


CONNECT is the world leading Science Foundation Ireland Research Centre for Future Networks and Communications. CONNECT is funded under the Science Foundation Ireland Research Centres Programme and is co-funded under the European Regional Development Fund. We engage with over 35 companies including large multinationals, SMEs and start-ups. CONNECT brings together world-class expertise from ten Irish academic institutes to create a one-stop-shop for telecommunications research, development and innovation.

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