Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Position is located onsite at NASA Johnson Space Center.
The purpose of this position is to provide support to the Human Factors Behavioral Performance Element (HFBP) of NASA’s Human Research Program. The work is conducted within the Biomedical Research and Environmental Systems Division at the NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX. The employee will serve as Discipline Scientist and assist HFBP Element Scientists define and manage a research portfolio that addresses Risks and Gaps of the HFBP Element in order to optimize behavioral health and performance during future exploration space missions. The employee will use their science expertise to assist preparing research solicitations, reviewing grant proposals, monitoring funded investigators’ progress and evaluating final results and products. The employee 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 to spaceflight operations.
REQUIRED: Ph.D. degree in Clinical or Clinical Health Psychology or an M.D./D.O. with specialization in psychiatry/space biomedical and behavioral medicine.
DESIRED: Experience in Neuropsychology and experimental psychology; Prior experience in NASA, Military or other operational environments; Prior experience managing, coordinating and directing research projects
Internal Number: STA005091
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