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Houston, Texas

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August 22, 2019

Research Psychologist

Research Psychologist Supporting NASA’s Human Research Program (KBR, Houston, TX; Job # 1083584)

Work Location: NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX Job Summary: KBR is seeking applicants to provide support to NASA’s Human Research Program in the area of Human Factors Behavioral Performance (HFBP). This position will provide the opportunity to serve as the Discipline Scientist, assisting the HFBP Element Scientists in defining and managing a research portfolio that address Risks and Gaps for understanding and optimizing behavioral health and performance of astronauts during their future space exploration missions. The successful applicant will use their science and behavioral health expertise to assist preparing research solicitations, reviewing grant proposals, monitoring funded investigators’ progress and evaluating final results and products within the context of meeting operational needs of NASA behavioral health providers. The successful applicant will also assist the HFBP Element for effectively implementing its overall strategy and goals, integrating research plans and objectives across multiple HRP Elements, and ensuring relevancy of the research program results to spaceflight operations.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in Clinical or Clinical Health Psychology; Experience in Neuroscience, Neuropsychology or Experimental Psychology is desired but not required.

For the job description and to apply for this position, please go to the following link at KBR Careers website: Research Psychologist (Job #1083584) For additional information, please contact Mr. Steve Vander Ark at

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