FET’s Human Factors practice is seeking a scientist for our Orlando, FL office. The ideal candidate for this position has a strong interest in applying their experience and training to real-world scenarios involving operator behavior, perception, cognition, occupational safety, and consumer-product interaction. Candidates should feel comfortable working in a fast-paced and collaborative consulting environment which requires a high degree of self-motivation, professionalism, organization, responsiveness, and resilience to stress.
RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES:
Analyzing human performance related to a wide variety of real-world scenarios involving automobiles, commercial vehicles, occupational work, and consumer products.
Conducting research to obtain and review scientific literature, standards, codes, and technical data.
Serving as project manager and team lead on related projects.
Maintain communication with clients and project team on status and scope of assigned projects.
Developing client contacts and assisting in the growth of the business.
Travel for client meetings, field work, marketing, and business development.
Maintain technical and professional knowledge related to the scientist’s practice area(s) through attending continuing education courses and workshops, attending industry/practice related seminars, reviewing relevant scientific and professional publications, and participating in professional organizations and societies.
Continuously meet or exceed assigned performance metrics and goals.
QUALIFICATIONS FOR HUMAN FACTORS SCIENTIST POSITION:
Ph.D. in Experimental or Cognitive Psychology
Preference of 3 years of post-academic industry experience
Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
Proficiency in statistics and strong aptitude for mathematics
Adequate research experience with a substantial background in automobile accident related research
Additional Salary Information: 401(k) retirement plan with company match and profit sharing
Medical, dental, and vision insurance coverage
Company paid life and AD&D insurance
Company paid short-term and long-term disability
Company paid professional licenses, dues, and membership fees
Company paid professional development and continuing education fees
About Forensic Engineering Technologies
At FET, our mission is to investigate and thoroughly analyze accidents and loss events to provide objective and scientifically supported opinions. Our team provides a comprehensive analysis for each case from initial investigation to trial. We cultivate a collaborative environment, where experts of complementing forensic disciplines analyze the facts of a case or claim from every angle.