|Research Analyst - Human Factors Psychologist|
|Science & Technology Division|
Institute for Defense Analyses
| The Science and Technology’s (STD’s) core mission is to provide high-quality, objective analyses of technology issues related to national security. Its scientists and engineers research topics as diverse as sensing for nuclear material, using ground-penetrating radar for improvised explosive device detection, and modeling efforts for solar energy and composite armor.
Challenging career opportunities now exist in the Science & Technology Division for individuals with broad interests and excellent quantitative and communication skills:
Enhanced performance feedback systems (e.g., after action reviews, lessons learned)
Data mining of oral history data bases
Job assignment and knowledge transfer strategies
Candidate should possess a strong foundation in experimental/quantitative methods and cognitive science at the PhD level.
In addition, the candidate should possess expertise and experience in one or more of the following content areas:
· Training and education (especially military applications)
· Social/organizational psychology (including social networks, social media, and teamwork)
· Computer science (the basics as well as training and education applications)
· Modeling and simulation (especially training simulations and simulators)
· Economic analyses and assessments in training and education
· Personnel testing, selection, and classification
· Human factors and ergonomics
Candidates are highly encouraged to submit a cover letter outlining how their interests, skill set, and experience align with the IDA mission. Please upload as one document with resume.
Candidates selected will be subject to a security investigation and must meet TS/SCI eligibility requirements for access to classified information as required. U.S. Citizenship is required.
When applying for this position, please mention you saw this ad in the APS Employment Network.
|Ad has been online since June 5, 2012|