Postdoctoral Researcher

  • Postdoctoral Researcher

    ATG Europe promotes people to apply for a Postdoctoral Research position related to composites manufacturing atSMART 4.0, a dedicated Smart Manufacturing Research Centre based in Limerick, Ireland.

Job overview

A Marie Skodowska-Curie Action COFUND postdoctoral fellowship aiming to attract the very best researchers to live and work in the Republic of Ireland, irrespective of nationality or age.

SMART 4.0 will be implemented by Confirm, a dedicated Smart Manufacturing Research Centre based on Limerick, Ireland. CONFIRM brings together 8 Irish universities (University of Limerick (, University College Cork (, Tyndall National Institute (, Cork Institute of Technology (, National University of Ireland Galway (, Athlone Institute of Technology (, Maynooth University ( Limerick Institute of Technology ( and a large consortium of industry partners and international collaborators, constituting an excellent dedicated training environment for the fellows.

Tasks & Responsibilities

  • The primary goal of CONFIRMs SMART 4.0 programme is to enhance the creative and innovative potential of researchers wishing to diversify their individual competence through advanced training and in the development of a broad set of transversal skills. The training will focus on delivering the next generation Smart Manufacturing leaders with strong systems-level thinking interdisciplinary skills to help drive Industry 4.0 forward for Europe.


  • At the Call 1 deadline, prospective fellows must be an experienced researcher who is in possession of a doctoral degree or has at least four years of full-time equivalent research experience related to composites manufacturing.There are three application categories.1. Standard incoming mobility;
  • Mobility requirement: applicants must not have resided in the Republic of Ireland for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately before the call deadline.2.Career restart;
  • 3.Reintegration;
  • Mobility requirement, applicants must not have resided in the Republic of Ireland for more than 3 years in the 5 years immediately before the call deadline.

What do we offer

An attractive salary, a mobility allowance and a family allowance (if applicable); Attendances at CONFIRM Centre and affiliates’ Spring and Summer schools; A keynote speech at CONFIRM Centre’s annual conference; A compulsory 3 month (minimum) industrial secondment; Career development planning; Transferable skills training. PLEASE REGISTER YOUR INTEREST VIA