Posting Number: S004539
Full Time/Part Time: Full-time
Department: Health & Human Performance:H0065
Duties and Responsibilities:
Possesses, understands, and applies an advanced knowledge of a professional
natural, physical, or engineering field or multiple fields of specialization to develop unique and new approaches or ideas. Understands and uses research tools and equipment, and utilizes effective management techniques.
Plans and conducts research in one or more
large and complex areas of specialization.
Reviews progress of projects. May liaison with other areas of specialization to obtain
support or technical expertise for projects. Defines procedures or processes to be used
in the experimental processes. May personally conduct important and/or technically complex investigations.
Operates with wide latitude for unreviewed action subject only to institutional policies and guidelines and ethical considerations. Reviews and evaluates the effectiveness of personnel.
Master's Degree with 7 years experience.
Additional Posting Information:
The purpose of this position is to support the Human Research Program (HRP) Extravehicular Activity (EVA) Discipline at NASA’s Johnson Space Center. The EVA discipline performs research studies to address EVA-related risks for future human exploration missions, such as the risk of decompression sickness and the risk of injury and/or compromised performance during EVA. This position will assist the EVA Discipline Scientist by coordinating and leading human research studies, collecting and analyzing data, and preparing documents and manuscripts. This position will also integrate data from multiple studies to develop predictive models. In addition, this position will coordinate with EVA stakeholders and collaborators, including NASA’s EVA Office, the Crew and Thermal Systems Division, and other HRP disciplines.
Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree plus 10 years experience or PhD with at least 5 years of experience in biological science or biomedical engineering preferred; At least 3 years experience conducting human health and performance research, leading human research studies and collecting physiological data; Experience preparing programmatic documentation and developing protocols for Institutional Review Boards.
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