Overview: The primary function of this position is to support the Anthropometry and Biomechanics Facility (ABF) at NASA's Johnson Space Center. The ABF performs anthropometric, biomechanical, ergonomic, and human factors evaluations of flight equipment and procedures, including evaluation of current and future space suit designs. The ABF utilizes motion analysis systems, force sensing devices, anthropometric measuring devices, and computer modeling/analysis. This position will work with scientists and engineers in the ABF to complete operational evaluations and analyses. Tasks will include study design, data collection, data reduction and analysis, and preparation of technical reports and presentations.
Work with ABF Technical Leads to plan and implement operational evaluations to assess anthropometry, human factors, ergonomics, biomechanics, and risk of injury
Assist with preparation of support documentation for studies, including Institutional Review Board protocols, test plans, test readiness review packages, etc.
Perform equipment set-up, calibration, and monitoring for tests/evaluations
Monitor human test subjects and collect data for research objectives and hardware evaluations
Assist with reduction and analysis of test data, including application of appropriate statistical methods
Assist with preparation of technical reports, manuscripts, and presentations
Present technical results at internal meetings and scientific conferences
Archive data per NASA policy
Provide inputs to weekly and monthly status reports
Demonstrate a strong work ethic and commitment to the customer and team
Serve as a test subject for protocol and hardware evaluations on a volunteer basis
Perform other duties as assigned
This position requires U.S. Citizenship or Permanent Resident Status
Bachelor's degree in human factors/ergonomics, biomechanics, biomedical engineering, industrial engineering or a related field
Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work independently and as a team member; employee will be required to work and communicate with human test subjects, astronauts, and personnel across multiple JSC directorates
Highly motivated with developed organizational skills and ability to support multiple projects
Master's degree in human factors/ergonomics, biomechanics, biomedical engineering, industrial engineering or a related field
Experience with NASA standards and requirements or similar experience with a broad set of human factors, ergonomics, and anthropometry requirements
Experience conducting or supporting human health and performance research
Knowledge of occupational musculoskeletal disorders/injuries
Experience with motion capture systems and analysis of kinematic data
Experience with bioinstrumentation and data acquistion systems
Knowledge of statistical analysis methods
Experience with CAD and human modeling tools: SolidWorks, ProE, Blender, Polyworks
Experience in programming SQL, MSAccess
Experience in 3D analytical assessment of geometry
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