The Institute for Simulation and Training (IST) at the University of Central Florida (UCF) is looking for 2nd-semester sophomores or juniors majoring in science or engineering to provide student support in the role of an Advanced Technologies Research Assistant supporting the US Army Simulation & Training Technology Center (STTC) in the Research Park. This position supports research under the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). Some software or graphical programming experience is helpful. Duties and responsibilities of the position include:
Research and Development (R&D) Support. Support includes, but is not solely limited to, support for R&D in the areas of decision support, cognitive neuroscience, robotics, social network analysis, medical research, advanced physics, team and individual training, sensor exploitation, information processing, material science, hardware and software development. Students provide support to staff in the following areas:
- Conduct research, present findings, and provide technical expertise, supervision and technical management in support of these efforts.
- Support performance measurement and metrics collection as required in facilitating process improvements.
- Independent (Institutional) Review Board (IRB)Application, Preparation for Protocol Review and Approval.
Students are exposed to a variety of cutting-edge technologies and have a great deal of autonomy and responsibility for carrying out assigned tasks.
Security clearance and US citizenship required due to job location.
The positions are in support of the U.S. Army. Students work in the Army facility in the Central Florida Research Park (UCF). Salary: $8 - $12/hr., 15-20 hrs/wk.
**Please apply at www.explearning.ucf.edu/