We are regularly recruiting post-doctoral researchers and PhD students who have an interest in software engineering and design. We expect the successful candidates to be highly motivated, collaborative, independent, and with outstanding CVs.
In addition, we are always interested in recruiting excellent research software engineers. ‚ÄčIf you are interested in finding out more please contact us at sead@open.ac.uk.
  • Research Engineer Position

    The position involves the development of software technology solutions and proof of concept prototypes for a number existing research projects on security, privacy and digital forensics. The initial focus will be developing prototypes to support autonomous drone forensics and block chain technology demonstrators. Further information at http://www.open.ac.uk/about/employment/vacancies/research-engineer-14283.
    Deadline: 13th April
  • Four year PhD Studentship (Scholarship) Available in 2018!

    A 4-year PhD studentship in software engineering is available, based in Lero at the University of Limerick, Ireland, with 6 weeks per years additional funding to collaborate with the Software Engineering and Design (SEAD) group at the Open University (OU). Particular areas of interest include research at the intersection of software engineering with security, privacy or digital forensics, but other topics in the areas of the SEAD group at the OU or the SPARE group at Lero are also possible. The successful candidate will have a very strong undergraduate degree in computing or related disciplines, and preferably a masters degree in the area. Interested candidates should contact Prof Bashar Nuseibeh (Bashar.Nuseibeh@lero.ie), including a full CV, and a short cover email describing their skills and interests.