Psychology Research Assistant
KAEGAN Corporation - Orlando, FL

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OCCUPATIONAL SUMMARY:

Organize and conduct research for simulation training projects. Conduct literature reviews in areas which are relevant to the project. Prepare experimental materials. Assist with data collection, qualitative and statistical analysis and reporting. This is a part-time, temporary position.

TYPICAL DUTIES:
  • Conduct systematic research in the areas of human factors, human performance and cognition, and training focused on the development of improved training technologies and methodologies, and the assessment of the degree to which new training technologies may be applied in military systems
  • Participate in the evaluation of training device prototypes to identify design deficiencies or to determine feasibility of retrofitting solutions to identified human factors and/or training technology deficiencies in existing equipment
  • Participate in the analyses of training situations to determine and describe the training equipment approaches and requirements necessary for achieving the training objectives
  • Collect and analyze research data
  • Collaborate with other research personnel in the conduct of experimental investigations
  • Provide support for the acquisition and administration of laboratory equipment and equipment services
  • Prepare journal articles and research presentations to be given at conferences and program reviews
  • Other duties as assigned

REQUISITE SKILLS:
  • Excellent, professional verbal and written communication skills required
  • Ability to collect and analyze experimental data
  • Knowledge of psychological principles, research methods, and statistics
  • Possess or be able to obtain/maintain a Government Secret Clearance

EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION:
  • BS/BA in Psychology or related field

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