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UCF/IST - Assistant in Simulation - #42702

Position Description: 

Position Number 42702
Class Title Assistant In Simulation
Administrative Title No Administrative Function
Job Description The Institute for Simulation and Training (IST) at the University of Central Florida (UCF) invites applications for the position of assistant in simulation. This is a contracts and grants (C&G) funded position with the U.S. Army as the primary sponsor. IST is supporting their research and development efforts in cutting-edge training technologies that span the Mixed Reality Paradigm continuum. The qualified candidate will have opportunities to work with advanced head-mounted displays, develop dynamic training applications on a variety of platforms, and participate in a rapid-paced, production-oriented team environment.
Position Minimum Qualifications Master’s degree from an accredited institution and two years of related professional experience, or a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution and three years of related professional experience. Degrees in computer science or computer engineering are preferred, but applicants from other disciplines relating to modeling and simulation will also be considered.
Preferences Strong applicants will have experience in at least four of the following areas:
• Applied augmented reality concepts
• Artificial intelligence
• Objective C/ C++/Java software language
• Windows, Linux and Mac operating systems
• Mobile platform application development (Android and IOS)
• Commercial game engines such as Unity, Unreal and Havok
• OpenSource game engines such as Ogre
• Visual development environments: IntelliJ, Xcode, Visual Studio, Qt Creator, Eclipse, and MonoDevelop.
Special Conditions U.S. citizenship and ability to obtain a 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.
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 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, at bplamond@ist.ucf.edu, or Ms. Naya Ramirez, search committee coordinator, at nramirez@ist.ucf.edu.

FTE 1.0-Full-Time
Requisition Number 701457
Job Open Date 03/01/2019
Job Close Date 03/14/2019
Open until filled No
Division Academic Affairs
College/Area College of Graduate Studies
Department Research-Institute for Simulation and Training (IST)
Annual Salary $85,000 to Negotiable
Type of Appointment Regular
Job Category Faculty
Work Location Orlando (Main)
Quick Link http://www.jobswithucf.com/postings/56540

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