Human System Integration –Modeling and Tool Dev.
at ORAU Workforce Solutions

Date Posted: 12/23/2018

Opportunity Description

Research, develop and apply human systems integration (HSI) techniques, tools and technologies to provide the acquisition community with trade-off analyses and human performance data that support the selection of the optimum system design. There are many tools available to MANPRINT analysts (IMPRINT, C3TRACE) for achieving the objectives of: (1) enhancing the operational effectiveness, (2) ensuring optimal system design, (3) reducing total life-cycle costs, and (4) increasing Soldier survivability. However, significant gaps in available human systems integration tools remain. Post-doctoral candidates are sought in this area of Human Factors/Industrial Engineering. This research fellowship will entail working within a multidisciplinary team of other human systems engineers, software developers, operator subject matter experts, and system analysts. Research activities may focus on developing tools and models for assessing cognitive and physical workload due to design requirements, environmental stressors or task overload. Integrate within HSI tools those system design techniques applied by other disciplines such as system engineering, health hazard assessment, risk analysis, and cost analysis. Utilize human performance modeling tools to predict the impact of conceptual system designs on individual and team performance. Rigorous experimental evaluation and validation of any new tool(s) are expected. Click here for more information

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About Us

Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) administers Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) research participation programs for civilians such as:

The U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) Research Associateship Program (RAP) allow Postdoctoral Fellows, Journeyman Fellows (undergraduate and graduates students and recent graduates), Senior Researchers, and Summer Faculty engage in research initiatives of their own choice, that are compatible with the interests of the government and will potentially contribute to the general effort of the ARL. Scientists and engineers at ARL help shape and execute the Army's program for meeting the challenge of developing technologies that will support Army forces in meeting future operational needs.

Research opportunities include, but are not limited to the following disciplines: Aerospace Engineering, Anthropology, Archeology, Biology, Biochemistry, Biological Engineering, Biomechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Environmental Health Risk Assessment, Environmental Science, Entomology, Epidemiology, Ergonomics, Geology, Health Education Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science, Mathematics, Nanotechnology, Photonics, Physics, Public Health Economics, Public Health Policy, and more.

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