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Postdoctoral Scholar - Pharmacology
Pennsylvania State University in University Park, Illinois
 
 
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Date Posted 10/22/2021
Category
Admin-Other Administrative Positions
Employment Type FullTime
Application Deadline Open until filled
 
 
 
 
 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

  • CURRENT PENN STATE EMPLOYEE (faculty, staff, technical service, or student), please login to Workday to complete the internal application process . Please do not apply here, apply internally through Workday.


  • CURRENT PENN STATE STUDENT (not employed previously at the university) and seeking employment with Penn State, please login to Workday to complete the student application process . Please do not apply here, apply internally through Workday.


  • If you are NOT a current employee or student, please click “Apply” and complete the application process for external applicants .

JOB DESCRIPTION AND POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

The Tactical and Autonomous Processing Department in the Undersea Systems Office (USO) of the Applied Research Laboratory (ARL) is seeking a motivated and talented Autonomy Engineer to research, develop, analyze, and deliver new capabilities for the autonomous control of current and future undersea systems.

 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Design algorithms for vehicle guidance and control, including detection, classification, tracking and decision-making
  • Make substantial contributions to determining feasibility of goals/objectives; may evaluate proposed or ongoing projects
  • Create opportunities to enhance technical methodology or content through expansion of existing or development of new efforts; may extend technology into new application areas; contribute or lead in intellectual development activities 
  • Provide innovative problem-solving approaches to enhance organizational capabilities; use peer network to expand technical capabilities and identify new research opportunities 

Higher level responsibilities include:

  • Understand broad strategic objectives and contribute to them; nurture and maintain relationships with major customers/grantors of external research and development grant funding 
  • Collaborate with USO leadership, sponsors and the technical community to plan and execute programs advancing autonomous capabilities for current and future applications
  • Mentor assigned staff in the development of technical, project, and business development skills 

This job will be filled at a level 3 or 4, depending upon the successful candidate’s education and experience. Minimum education and experience requires a Bachelor’s Degree or higher in an engineering or science related discipline plus five year’s related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience for a level 3. Additional experience and/or education and competencies are required for higher level jobs.

This position will be filled as either Research Faculty or a Research and Development Engineer.

Required skills and experience include:

  • One or more of the following: MATLAB, Python, or C++
  • Strong written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills

Preferred skills and experience include:

  • A Master’s degree in an Engineering or Science discipline
  • MATLAB
  • C++
  • Python
  • Vehicle autonomy
  • Undersea acoustics
  • Machine learning
  • Intelligent control

ARL at Penn State is an integral part of one of the leading research universities in the nation and serves as a University center of excellence in defense science, systems, and technologies with a focus in naval missions and related areas.

You will be subject to a government security investigation, and you must be a U.S. citizen to apply. Employment with the ARL will require successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen. 

ARL is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion; we believe this is central to our success as a Department of Defense designated University Affiliated Research Center (UARC).  We are at our best when we draw on the talents of all parts of society, and our greatest accomplishments are achieved when diverse perspectives are part of our workforce.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION on ARL, visit our web site at www.arl.psu.edu .

CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS:

Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act and the Pennsylvania Act of 1988, Penn State publishes a combined Annual Security and Annual Fire Safety Report (ASR). The ASR includes crime statistics and institutional policies concerning campus security, such as those concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. The ASR is available for review here .

Employment with the University will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies. 

EEO is the Law

Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applications without regards to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact 814-865-1473.

Affirmative Action

Penn State Policies

Copyright Information

Hotlines

University Park, PA

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:


  • CURRENT PENN STATE EMPLOYEE (faculty, staff, technical service, or student), please login to Workday to complete the internal application process . Please do not apply here, apply internally through Workday.


  • CURRENT PENN STATE STUDENT (not employed previously at the university) and seeking employment with Penn State, please login to Workday to complete the student application process . Please do not apply here, apply internally through Workday.


  • If you are NOT a current employee or student, please click “Apply” and complete the application process for external applicants .

JOB DESCRIPTION AND POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

The Tactical and Autonomous Processing Department in the Undersea Systems Office (USO) of the Applied Research Laboratory (ARL) is seeking a motivated and talented Autonomy Engineer to research, develop, analyze, and deliver new capabilities for the autonomous control of current and future undersea systems.

 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Design algorithms for vehicle guidance and control, including detection, classification, tracking and decision-making
  • Make substantial contributions to determining feasibility of goals/objectives; may evaluate proposed or ongoing projects
  • Create opportunities to enhance technical methodology or content through expansion of existing or development of new efforts; may extend technology into new application areas; contribute or lead in intellectual development activities 
  • Provide innovative problem-solving approaches to enhance organizational capabilities; use peer network to expand technical capabilities and identify new research opportunities 

Higher level responsibilities include:

  • Understand broad strategic objectives and contribute to them; nurture and maintain relationships with major customers/grantors of external research and development grant funding 
  • Collaborate with USO leadership, sponsors and the technical community to plan and execute programs advancing autonomous capabilities for current and future applications
  • Mentor assigned staff in the development of technical, project, and business development skills 

This job will be filled at a level 3 or 4, depending upon the successful candidate’s education and experience. Minimum education and experience requires a Bachelor’s Degree or higher in an engineering or science related discipline plus five year’s related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience for a level 3. Additional experience and/or education and competencies are required for higher level jobs.

This position will be filled as either Research Faculty or a Research and Development Engineer.

Required skills and experience include:

  • One or more of the following: MATLAB, Python, or C++
  • Strong written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills

Preferred skills and experience include:

  • A Master’s degree in an Engineering or Science discipline
  • MATLAB
  • C++
  • Python
  • Vehicle autonomy
  • Undersea acoustics
  • Machine learning
  • Intelligent control

ARL at Penn State is an integral part of one of the leading research universities in the nation and serves as a University center of excellence in defense science, systems, and technologies with a focus in naval missions and related areas.

You will be subject to a government security investigation, and you must be a U.S. citizen to apply. Employment with the ARL will require successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen. 

ARL is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion; we believe this is central to our success as a Department of Defense designated University Affiliated Research Center (UARC).  We are at our best when we draw on the talents of all parts of society, and our greatest accomplishments are achieved when diverse perspectives are part of our workforce.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION on ARL, visit our web site at www.arl.psu.edu .

CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS:

Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act and the Pennsylvania Act of 1988, Penn State publishes a combined Annual Security and Annual Fire Safety Report (ASR). The ASR includes crime statistics and institutional policies concerning campus security, such as those concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. The ASR is available for review here .

Employment with the University will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies. 

EEO is the Law

Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applications without regards to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact 814-865-1473.

Affirmative Action

Penn State Policies

Copyright Information

Hotlines

University Park, PA

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