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UCF IST - Assistant in Simulation - 42389

Position Description: 

Position Number 42389
Class Title Assistant In Simulation
Administrative Title No Administrative Function
Job Description The Institute for Simulation and Training (IST) within the School of Modeling, Simulation and Training (SMST) at the University of Central Florida (UCF) invites applications for the position of assistant in simulation. Our research focus is on simulation and training technologies, with a specific need for expertise in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning.
Position Minimum Qualifications Master’s degree from an accredited institution, preferably in Computer Engineering or Computer Science. Applicants from other academic disciplines that deal with AI will be considered.
Preferences IST and SMST are particularly interested in recent college graduates with two or more years of experience in the following areas:
• Advanced software development in C/C++/Java/Sketch/Python;
• Compilers/interpreters: Visual Studio, GCC, CLANG;
• Cross compiler operation for L4T and Jetpack;
• Custom software development using convolutional neural networks;
• Efficient machine learning algorithms for custom embedded hardware systems;
• Ability to contribute to publications on modern AI machine learning topics;
• Applied experience using TensorFlow;
• Game engine development: Unity, Unreal, VBS3;
• Strong understanding of Linux based systems;
• Knowledge of high precision digital and analog inertial sensors;
• Applied experience developing REST applications for efficient data representation and optimal retrieval;
• Applied knowledge of cloud server deployments using AI software;
• Experience with geo-specific terrain software such as Conform, RUGUD or Globalmapper.
Special Conditions U.S. citizenship and the ability to attain security clearance is required due to job location.
This is a full-time, 12-month position supported by contracts and grants funding (C&G) and is contingent upon available funding.
This is a repost position. Previous applicants are still being considered and do not need to reapply.
Equal Employment Opportunity Employer As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: http://www.oie.ucf.edu/documents/PresidentsStatement.pdf. As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.
Additional Application Materials Required UCF requires all applications to be submitted electronically through the Human Resources website, http://www.jobswithucf.com. In addition to the online application, interested candidates must upload the following documents:
1. A cover letter;
2. A recent CV documenting the applicant’s education, experience, publications and/or papers in progress, technical skills, and recognitions;
3. A professional statement of research interests and evidence of excellence;
4. A list of names, affiliations, and contact information (including email addresses and phone numbers) of at least three professional references.
Note: Please have all documents ready when applying so they can be attached at that time. Once the online submission process is finalized, the system does not allow applicants to submit additional documents at a later date.
Questions about this position may be directed to Mr. Brian Plamondon, program director, and Ms. Naya Ramirez, search committee coordinator, at nramirez@ist.ucf.edu.

FTE 1.0-Full-Time
Requisition Number 701458
Job Open Date 04/05/2019
Job Close Date 04/18/2019
Open until filled No
Division Academic Affairs
College/Area College of Graduate Studies
Department Research-Institute for Simulation and Training (IST)
Annual Salary Negotiable
Type of Appointment Regular
Job Category Faculty
Work Location Orlando (Main)
Quick Link http://www.jobswithucf.com/postings/56539

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