Company Name:

University of Houston

Location:

Houston, Texas

Approximate Salary:

Commensurate with Experience

Job Category:

Research

Work Setting:

University/4-Year College

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Experience:

5 - 10 years

Required Education:

PhD

Date Posted:

April 24, 2019

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Applied Research Psychologist (Sr Researcher Nat Phys Science)

Job Summary:

This position will support multiple projects within the Space Medicine Operations (SMO) and Biomedical Research & Environmental Sciences (BRES) Divisions at the NASA Johnson Space Center. Job duties will be completed with the Behavioral Health & Performance (BHP) operations team within SMO and with the BHP Laboratory within BRES. A primary purpose of the position will include analysis and management of data collected during astronaut selection, astronaut candidate training, and contributing to improving NASA’s astronaut selection and training tools. Also, a primary purpose of this position will be leading data analysis and management and contributing to original research in individual and team behavioral health and performance.

Key tasks will include:

· Working to improve astronaut selection processes through the analysis, evaluation, and development of selection tools; validation of current practices, and other activities as defined by the NASA customer.

· Evaluating the BHP team’s Astronaut Candidate (ASCAN) training methods, practices, processes, etc.

· Contribute to BHP Laboratory activities, including analyzing, interpreting, and summarizing data, as well as implementing data management systems for ongoing and new research projects.

· Conducting and publishing original research; preparing reports and white papers; contributing to literature reviews; and contributing to preparation of grant proposals and NASA-internal directed study proposals.

Qualifications:

· Ph.D. in Psychology (multiple areas of Psychology will be considered depending upon qualifications) and at least 5 years of full-time research experience.

The position is located in Houston, TX, at the NASA Johnson Space Center, supporting the Human Health & Performance Contract. For additional information, please contact Mr. Steve Vander Ark stephen.t.vanderark@nasa.gov


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