(64262) Assistant Engineer - Florida Applied Research in Engineering (FLARE) Center

Gainesville FL
Sep 15, 2020
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
(64262) Assistant Engineer - Florida Applied Research in Engineering (FLARE) Center

Gainesville FL
Open Date:
Sep 9, 2020
Close Date:
Sep 24, 2020

The Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering at the University of Florida invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Engineer in the Florida Applied Research in Engineering (FLARE) Center, in the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering.

This position will develop and implement simulation and modeling in C++ using NVidia CUDA and develop, implement, optimize, and validate signal processing algorithms in embedded prototype hardware in support of radar, sonar, and other sensor technologies.  This position will also support test automation, demonstration, and performance analysis of prototype sensors and develop data comparison and visualization tools for test and operation. In addition, the incumbent will assist the FLARE Director and associated program leads with strategic planning, identifying and prioritizing research needs, proposal development, and liaising with potential partners and stakeholders. This position will report to Richard Vigeant, Director of the Florida Applied Research in Engineering Center.

The University of Florida is currently ranked as one of the top-10 best public universities, according to the 2020 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings. The Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering is currently implementing a major expansion of faculty and state-of-the-art research and education facilities. The College will reach 300 faculty members in the near future. For more information about these initiatives, please visit http://eng.ufl.edu.


This position requires a PhD in a related field, applicants with a Masters in a related field and relevant experience may be considered. Expertise in the areas of application of analytical methods for transportation safety in rural areas and experience in working with small and rural agencies on safety planning is desired.

Application Instructions:

The search committee will begin reviewing applications immediately and will continue to receive applications until the position is filled. Applicants must apply through Interfolio via apply.interfolio.com/78656. (Job 64262) The application consists of attached PDF files of the following required documents: 1. Cover letter (introduction and summary; related to hiring emphasis areas) 2. Curriculum vitae.  3. Names, addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses of three references. The final candidate will be required to provide official transcript(s) upon hire. The anticipated start date for this position is 10/1/2020.  For additional questions, contact Richard Vigeant [email protected]

Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire.  A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible.  Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/.

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.

The University of Florida is An Equal Employment Opportunity Institution. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.


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