• Dayton, OH, USA
  • Full Time


JST is currently seeking a Statistical and Industrial Organizational Psychology Research Professional to support our team in managing the overall statistical analysis of study data in consultation with government staff, leadership organizations and other contractor research team members. The Statistical and Industrial Organizational Psychology Research Professional with develop plans shall address research objectives outlined by the principal investigator, in coordination with the Project Manager, regarding administration, retrieval, and analyses of the study data via web-based program.

This is a full-time position located in Dayton, Ohio. JST offers a full benefit package, a collaborative work environment and strong company culture. Veterans and military spouses are encouraged to apply.

Statistical and I/O Psychology Research Professional Responsibilities

  • Design an annual strategic plan in consultation with government staff
  • Coordinate with government staff to complete required paperwork
  • Provide line leadership a relevant scientific literature review and data analyses, as well as participate in related discussions
  • Build a database suitable for analyses of predictor (e.g., pre and post accession psychological testing), as well as criterion and various outcome measures (training and operational Performance)
  • Advise regarding optimal statistical approach to analysis of relationship between predictor variables and outcome measures
  • Perform statistical analyses of study data using descriptive and inferential statistical procedures
  • Perform prediction, discriminant analyses, and regression analyses of collected data to identify critical selection methodologies (cut offs, multiple cut-off, and profile method) that will identify
  • staff at high risk of stress and operational performance problems, or medical difficulties
  • Minimize any threats to the validity of the database, as well as maintain the data in a secure fashion consistent with IRB protocol and safeguards
  • Maintain confidentiality of screening data, contents of technical reports, and presentation of data deemed sensitive and not releasable to the general public
  • Establish a normative baseline screening data process for specific installations and units, as needed, to support medical and line leadership customer requests
  • Prepare reports of scientific/statistical results in support of scientific literature publication, in coordination government program specifics

Statistical and I/O Psychology Research Professional Qualifications

  • Doctoral degree in Industrial Organizational Psychology
  • Completed coursework training (or equivalency) in behavioral science research
  • Research experience, including study design, technical report writing, presentations, and coordination with Investigational Review Board (IRB)
  • 4+ years of experience designing USAF professional presentations regarding statistical results, as well as presenting results at peer reviewed national forums (i.e., Society of Industrial Organizational Psychology, American Psychological Association, Aerospace Medicine Association) and to AF (SES/General officer) leadership
  • 4+ years of experience engaged in behavioral science research with USAF officer and/or enlisted airmen
  • 3+ years of experience conducting psychological health screening research of USAF airmen, to include RPA, Cyber Warfare, and DCGS Intelligence operators and other airmen operating in high risk, high demand career fields and/or t meet aeromedical psychiatric standards
  • Experience authoring publications in peer reviewed journals, as well as official USAF technical reports in behavioral science with regards to occupational psychological health stress data collected from aviation and/or remote warfare career fields
  • Demonstrated experience developing and administering comprehensive, validated psychological health assessments and testing via mobile and web-based capabilities to airmen in operational communities
  • Professional verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong Microsoft Office Suite skills
  • Must be very organized
  • Highly motivated
  • Must be able to sit and stand for long periods of time
  • Occasional overtime and travel may be required

Required Clearances and Screenings

  • COVID-19 vaccination is a required condition of employment

About Joint Strategic Technologies (JST)

No objective is beyond reach! Joint Strategic Technologies (JST) enables successful mission outcomes from the back office to the battlefield. Our team includes leading experts from military, government and the private sector, all working together to help federal customers make a difference. Our goal is to Elevate the Impact that our employees have on our customers and treat every employee as a valued member of our team. JST empowers employees to make decisions and take action, thus improving overall organizational growth and employee development.

Culture isn't something you talk about. It's something you do. JST is committed to creating a positive environment 'that reaches beyond work and careers' to support every employee's professional and personal objectives. JST values the well-being of every employee and encourages healthy lifestyles, family activities and community involvement.

JST is a proud equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without attention to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status. JST will not tolerate discrimination or harassment.

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