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Careers Behavioral Sciences/Human Factors Scientist

Life in the service can have an effect on Airmen and their families. Conducting systematic research and analysis, Behavioral Sciences and Human Factors Scientists provide deep insight into human behavior of those who serve. Whether through monitoring and observation or carefully developed projects and activities, these experts help enhance the safety and effectiveness of our Airmen as they complete their respective missions.

Relevant Interests and Skills:

  • Natural Science
  • Mental Health
  • Allied Health

Career Tasks:

  • Conduct and manage research on human dynamics of service activities and analyze subsequent results.
  • Develop new methods and techniques to solve scientific and operational problems.
  • Serve as a technical consultant on scientific boards and committees.
  • Advise leadership regarding behavioral science implications.
  • Coordinate research efforts with related and interested agencies.


Spend Your Career Leading Others, Not Paying off Debt

An education at the U.S. Air Force Academy is provided at no cost to cadets. Instead, once you graduate, you will commission as an officer in the U.S. Air Force or Space Force. The length of your commitment will depend on your career path, but the benefits will last a lifetime.

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