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Human Research Science Coordinator

Axiom Space
Houston, TX
  • Expired: August 11, 2022. Applications are no longer accepted.

OVERVIEW: Axiom Space is the commercial leader in human spaceflight and on-orbit research & manufacturing services, steered by a team of experts and guided by the vision of a thriving home in space that benefits every human, everywhere. Axiom provides unprecedented access to the International Space Station today while building and operating its successor - the world's first international commercial space station - to improve life on Earth and foster possibilities beyond it. Our mission-driven team is seeking a bold and dynamic Human Research Science Coordinator who is preoccupied with big questions: Where do we go from here?

What are the limits of innovation and exploration? How do we continue to evolve as a species? SUMMARY: The Human Research Integrator will be responsible for managing the overall human research complement for the private astronaut missions and the commercial Axiom Station. The ideal candidate will have experience integrating payloads into human research processes for both new and experienced payload investigators. Note: Proof of COVID - 19 vaccination status (vaccination card) will be required for employment otherwise a request for medical or religious accommodation is necessary DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES * Represent Axiom Space as the human research coordinator for all human research payload protocols, managing the overall mission processes and requirements per crew per mission * Collect the human research requirements documented by each human research payload (in conjunction with the payload project management team) and develop an integrated BDC plan per crew per mission * Track the overall NASA IRB/HRMRB statuses and local IRB statuses * Develop individual human research crew compliment analysis to present to the crew as part of the consent process * Coordinate the mission specific Informed Consent Briefings (ICBs), and obtain and track individual crew consents * Support execution of all pre/post flight BDC data collections per crew per mission (travel will be required); including managing the schedule of data collections (planned and as-run) * Work closely with the project management team to understand integrated requirements, to help define the needed consumables for project management to provide, to build Test Readiness Review (TRR) packages and present in review boards, and have experience translating PI facility needs to multiple BDC facility coordinators (NASA, local medical facilities, etc) * Build up and outfit an Axiom BDC facility to meet BDC plan requirements; once built, maintain and manage the facility for Axiom * Manage all human research related procurements for required data collections (purchase of supplies, data collection instruments, etc) for pre, in, and post flight hardware * Develop logistics processes for collecting, storing and shipping biological samples and coordinate sample delivery service contracts QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty and responsibility satisfactorily.

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. "This position has been posted at multiple levels. Depending on the candidate's experience, requirements, and business needs, we reserve the right to consider candidates at any level for which this position has been advertised." Education & Experience * Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university inengineering or science * 5+ years performing in role related to experiment sciencesupport, preferably for ISS * Familiarity with human research processes (i.e.: IRB, informedconsent, data collection) * Experience in customer interfacing role Essential Functions Work Environment: Generally, an office environment, but can involve inside or outside work depending on the task. Requirements * Must be able to complete a U.S.

government background investigation. * Management has the prerogative to select at any level for which the position is advertised. * Proof of U.S. Citizenship or US Permanent Residency is a requirement for this position. Physical Requirements * Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods (90% of the time). May require lifting and carrying up to 25 lbs.

(5% of the time). * Equipment and Machines * Standard office equipment (PC, telephone, printer, etc.). Skills * Highly organized and detail oriented; able to juggle, prioritize, and keep track of multiple tasks and projects. * Ability to multi-task, work independently with minimal supervision, and make and communicate the rationale behind key decisions in a constantly evolving fast-pace work environment. * Strong project and time management skills with a high level of intuition and judgment. * Must have a "can do" attitude - no job is too big or small, problem solver. * Ability to take on ownership of projects ad hoc and drive them from beginning to end. * Excellent written and verbal communication skills * Self-motivated and proactive; creative mind with an ability to suggest improvements. * Self-assured and energetic self-starter; proactive about learning and motivated to take on additional responsibilities over time. * Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to integrate quickly into a small team and represent the company with integrity. * Professional, confident, driven, and dynamic. * Passionate about creating an inclusive workplace where people from different backgrounds can succeed. Competencies: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies: * Ethics - Treats people with respect; keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; works with integrity and principles; upholds organizational values * Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem solving situations; uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics * Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; supports organization's goals and values; benefits organization through outside activities; supports affirmative action and respects diversity * Communications - Expresses ideas and thoughts verbally; expresses ideas and thoughts in written form; exhibits good listening and comprehension; keeps others adequately informed; selects and uses appropriate communication methods * Cost Consciousness - Works within approved budget; develops and implements cost saving measures; contributes to profits and revenue; conserves organizational resources * Teamwork - Eager and able to work in a collaborative and cross-disciplinary fashion in a fast-paced, dynamic and deadline-oriented environment Axiom Space is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Axiom Space does not discriminate on the basis of race, regional color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

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Houston, TX
77020 USA



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