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Opportunity at Naval Postgraduate School (NPS)

Fatigue and Cognitive Performance

Location

Naval Postgraduate School, Engineering, Applied Sciences and Computer Science

RO# Location
62.10.03.B6844 Monterey, CA 939435138

Advisers

name email phone
Nita Lewis Shattuck nlshattu@nps.edu 831 656 2281

Description

Fatigue is an increasingly important issue for warfighters in today's demanding military and defense climate. The effect of fatigue and sleep debt on individual performance has been scrutinized closely, resulting in models that are capable of predicting performance decrements in simple tasks such as vigilance and reaction time. Less well understood is how fatigue affects complex cognitive processes such as decision making, judgment, and team performance. The purpose of this program is to further explore these challenging areas in the context of operational settings.

 

Keywords:
Human performance; Fatigue; Cognition; Human systems integration; Circadian rhythms; Sleep deprivation; Team performance; Chronobiology; Shiftwork; Watchstanding;

Eligibility

Citizenship:  Open to U.S. citizens, permanent residents and non-U.S. citizens
Level:  Open to Postdoctoral and Senior applicants

Stipend

Base Stipend Travel Allotment Supplementation
$67,000.00 $3,000.00

Experience Supplement:
Postdoctoral and Senior Associates will receive an appropriately higher stipend based on the number of years of experience past their PhD.

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