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Assistant In Research Software Development

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Position Number 42416
Class Title Assistant In Research Software Development
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 research software development. Our research is primarily in support of the U.S. Army Research Lab (ARL) simulation and training technologies research.

Position Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree in computer science or computer engineering from an accredited institution, or a bachelor’s degree in computer science or computer engineering from an accredited institution and three years of related professional experience. Applicants from other academic disciplines related to modeling and simulation will be considered.


Applicants with experience in at least four of the following areas: Augmented Reality concepts; Machine Learning/Deep Learning; 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; OpenSource game engines such as Ogre; and visual development environments such as IntelilJ, Xcode, Visual Studio, Qt Creator, Eclipse and MonoDevelop.

Special Conditions

U.S. citizenship and the ability to attain security clearance is required due to job location and nature of research performed.

This is 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: 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 and supporting documents to be submitted electronically through the Human Resources website, In addition to the online application, interested candidates should upload the following documents:
1. A cover letter;
2. A current CV; and
3. A list with the names 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 Ms. Naya Ramirez, search committee coordinator, at

FTE 1.0-Full-Time
Requisition Number 701243
Job Open Date 03/09/2018
Job Close Date 03/29/2018
Open until filled No
Division Academic Affairs
College/Area Office of Research & Commercialization (Research)
Department Research-Institute for Simulation and Training (IST)
Annual Salary Negotiable
Type of Appointment Regular
Job Category Faculty
Work Location Orlando (Main)
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  1. Curriculum Vitae/Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Other Doc 1
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