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UCF/IST - Research Assistant in Electrical Engineering/Computer Engineering - #90859

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Research Assistant in Electrical Engineering/Computer Engineering
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Position Number 90859
Class Title Research Assistant in Electrical Engineering/Computer Engineering
Job Description The Institute for Simulation and Training (IST) at the University of Central Florida (UCF) invites applications for the position for research assistant. Our current research focuses on simulation and training technologies.
Minimum Qualifications A high school diploma and three years of appropriate experience. Appropriate vocational/technical/manufacturers training may substitute for two years of the required experience. If minimum requirements of the position do not require post-high school education, an applicant is not required to provide the information on the application.
Additional Minimum Requirements
Preferences Recent graduate student pursuing a Master’s degree from an accredited institution, preferably in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Computer Science. Applicants from other academic disciplines that are related to modeling and simulation will be considered.
We are particularly interested in applicants with experience in the following areas:
• Embedded processor and microcontroller board customization
o Knowledge of common boards such as Arduino and Raspberry Pi
• Custom circuit designs and implementation
• CAD software knowledge for rapid prototype
• Prior experience with Oscilloscope
• Software development in C/C++/Java/Sketch
• Compilers: Visual Studio, GCC, Aduino
• Knowledge of common digital and analog inertial sensors
• Knowledge of Virtual Machines
• Internet Networking Protocols
• Head Mounted Displays such as Oculus Rift
• Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality
Veterans’ Preference Preference will be given to eligible veterans and their eligible spouses in accordance with Chapter 295 of the Florida Statutes. Applicants claiming preference are responsible for providing required documentation by the closing date of the position. For more information on Veterans’ Preference, please visit http://hr.ucf.edu/files/VeteransPreference.pdf

Special Conditions This position is a 40 hours full-time funded by contracts and grants (C&G).
US citizenship and the ability to attain security clearance are required due to job location.
For more information about this position, please contact Naya Ramirez, search committee coordinator, at nramirez@ist.ucf.edu or Brian Plamondon, Program Director bplamond@ist.ucf.edu.
State Benefits eligibility for OPS employees are subject to criteria established by the State of Florida. The state’s benefits administrator, People First, determines eligibility and coordinates enrollment. If this position becomes eligible for state benefits the employee will be notified directly by People First.
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.
FTE 1.0-Full-Time
Requisition Number 009237
Job Open Date 11/03/2017
Job Close Date 11/23/2017
Open Until Filled No
Division Academic Affairs
College/Area Office of Research & Commercialization (Research)
Department Research-Institute for Simulation and Training (IST)
Annual Salary $20.00 per hr to Negotiable
Type of Appointment for Staff OPS
If temporary, time-limited, emergency, or multi-year contract, please specify timeframe
Job Category Staff
Additional Application Materials Required
Work Schedule Monday to Friday
Work Location Orlando (Main)
Quick Link http://www.jobswithucf.com/postings/51435

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