Postions Available for NII Testbed

Shashi Phoha <phoha@quark.arl.psu.edu> Thu, 20 February 1997 16:33 UTC

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WOULD YOU PLEASE BRING THIS TO THE ATTENTION OF YOUR COLLEAGUES 

The Applied Research Laboratory of the Pennsylvania State University is
seeking outstanding applicants for a senior research faculty position in
the Information Systems Department for providing leadership and
strategic direction for advancing ongoing research for the National
Information Infrastructure (NII) Testbed being established under DARPA
funding. Candidates with established research credentials, seeking
potential for growth into Research Center Director or Departtment Head
positions are invited to apply. The laboratory is an established Center
of Excellence for Navy Research, currently supporting over 600 full time
equivalent researchers and over 900 personell including PhD students.. 

Research in the department is focused on advanced engineering
applications for sensor and model based real-time Remote Equipment
Diagnostics, Distributed Intelligent Control for Unmanned Undersea
Vehicles, Simulation based design, Defense Enterprise Integration,
Distributed Interactive Simulation and Instructional Systems Design for
Command and Control, Advanced Planning, maintenance and manufacturing
applications. The ATM and SONET based NII Testbed provides a
collaborative infrastructure for this research. 

A technical background in communications, high performance networking
and/or distributed artificial intelligence is desired. A completed Ph.D.
in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or related fields is
necessary. Also specialized backgrounds in emerging information
technologies for large scale systems design and enterprise integration
are desirable. 

To apply please send a copy of your resume and references to 
Dr. Shashi Phoha
Head, Information Systems Department
The Applied Research Laboratory
Penn State University
P.O. Box 30
State College, PA 16804
or fax or email a copy to
Sandy Hinish
Information Systems Department
The Applied Research Laboratory
Penn State University
voice: (814) 863-1131
fax: (814) 865-7097
email: slh7@psu.edu

AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER