PHSE undergrads may apply for the Co-op position shown below, as IST will accept applicants majoring in engineering or photonics science and engineering, mathematics or physics. They expect to hire at least two students.
The Institute for Simulation and Training (IST) at the University of Central Florida (UCF) is looking for student support, preferably undergraduate students, sophomores, juniors and seniors, but graduate students may also apply, as an Advanced Technologies Research Assistant supporting the US Army Simulation & Training Technology Center (STTC) in the Research Park. These positions support research under the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). Students pursuing a degree in a science discipline are preferred. Some software or graphical programming desired. 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.
Knowledge of C++, Java, Microsoft Office including EXCEL is a plus.
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 U.S. citizenship is 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: $14.00 to negotiable 15 to 20 hrs/wk.
*Students may apply by going to www.explearning.ucf.edu/.