Central New York Research Corporation
  • Syracuse, NY
Sep 10, 2019
The Stress & Motivated Behavior Institute (SMBI) has immediate Research Scientist positions available in two broad areas: Psychological Health and Military Operations . The positions are funded through cooperative research programs with Combat Capabilities Development-Command Armament Center (CCDC-AC). Psychological Health examines a learning diathesis model for the development and maintenance of military-related mental health difficulties and coping. Primary data collection is at the Syracuse VA Medical Center. Military Operations involves interdisciplinary research involving Cognitive Neuroscience, Psychophysiology, Biomedical Engineering, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. The primary research studies involve military performance in virtual reality training scenarios with the goal to optimize performance while accounting for individual differences in reactivity, vigilance, and inhibitory control. Primary data collection will be at the state-of-the-art facilities at the Tactical Behavior Research Laboratory (TBRL) of the Combat Capabilities Development Command Armaments Center (CCDC-AC) of the Picatinny Arsenal in Northern New Jersey. Candidates must be US citizens and pass government background screens for sensitive research. Interested candidates will provide a letter of interest, a c.v., and two letters of support to richard.servatius@va.gov .
Central New York Research Corporation Syracuse NY & Picatinny NJ Full time