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 selection and training tools. Also, a primary purpose of this position will be participating in study design, data analysis and management, and other tasks to support research planning and implementation.
Ph.D. in Psychology (multiple areas of Psychology will be considered depending upon qualifications) and at least 5 years of experience.
Demonstrated expertise in test construction, psychometrics, and measurement, such as developing, validating, and implementing assessment and measurement tools and processes
Expertise or experience in human research in areas relevant to behavioral health and performance, including, but not limited to, resilience and stress tolerance, emotion regulation, personality, and neurobiological bases of behavior.
Prior experience with integrated multidisciplinary measures, including traditional psychometrics (surveys), behavioral tasks, wearables/devices, biological measures, and written or verbal content analysis
Prior experience with NASA, Aerospace, Military or similar applied research or operational environments
Prior experience working within a technical, engineering organization
Internal Number: STA004384
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