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Aerospace Medicine Pre-Med Student - Temporary

at SpaceX

Hawthorne, CA, United States

SpaceX was founded under the belief that a future where humanity is out exploring the stars is fundamentally more exciting than one where we are not. Today SpaceX is actively developing the technologies to make this possible, with the ultimate goal of enabling human life on Mars.

AEROSPACE MEDICINE PRE-MED STUDENT - TEMPORARY

SpaceX is currently building the world's next human spaceflight capability. We’re actively supporting a wide array of mission types - revolutionizing access to Low Earth Orbit (LEO) with cargo and crewed Dragon missions, returning humans to the Moon by developing a Human Lander System (HLS) for NASA’s Artemis program, and rapidly developing Starship, the first rocket and spacecraft designed to support crewed trips to Mars. As a pre-medical student at SpaceX, you’ll assist in clinical care, public health promotion, and clinical research at SpaceX. You’ll work under the supervision of SpaceX flight surgeons and fellows and assist with their responsibilities including working collaboratively with NASA and other customers. SpaceX is seeking excellent, team-oriented students who have a passion and interest in human spaceflight.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Take ownership of a research or quality improvement project with a discrete result.

  • Assist with SpaceX’s COVID response to keep employees and crewmembers safe while keeping operations running.

  • Collaborate with academic institutions and/or private organizations on medical research projects.

  • Complete didactic education in aerospace medicine laid out in SpaceX curriculum.

  • Create a mini-lecture each week on a clinical case and present to your team.

  • Assist flight surgeons and medical fellows in research projects, data synthesis, and implementation of deliverables for Starship and Crew Dragon.

  • Work with multidisciplinary teams to accomplish goals involving human spaceflight, public health, and occupational medicine involving SpaceX employees.

  • Participate in occupational health surveillance and public health improvement projects for various SpaceX sites.

  • Uphold professionalism and code-of-conduct as a student at SpaceX. Be an ambassador for your home medical school and SpaceX.

POSITION DETAILS:

This is a temporary position with SpaceX, for the length of time as stated, and is subject to change with minimal notice as business needs dictate.

  • LENGTH OF POSITION: 6 months

  • LOCATION: Hawthorne, CA

  • SHIFT: 1st shift, normal business hours with some variability for launch activities

  • Some travel to other SpaceX sites, specifically Cape Canaveral, FL and Boca Chica, TX, may be required

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be a medical or pre-medical student.

PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Experience with inferential and descriptive statistics, statistical computing, data visualization software/tools, SQL, and Excel.

  • Interest in public health and preventative medicine.

  • Interest in working with interdisciplinary teams to solve complex problems.

  • Able to effectively manage multiple projects and tasks simultaneously.

  • Excellent organizational and communication skills, as well as technical writing proficiency.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Schedule flexibility is mandatory; long hours and weekend work may be necessary in certain situations.

ITAR REQUIREMENTS:

  • To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Learn more about the ITAR here.

SpaceX is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with SpaceX is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.

Applicants wishing to view a copy of SpaceX’s Affirmative Action Plan for veterans and individuals with disabilities, or applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application/interview process should notify the Human Resources Department at (310) 363-6000.

This job was posted on Thu Aug 13 2020 and expired on Wed Aug 19 2020.
Minimum $31,374
$45,908 average
Maximum $67,503

Tasks

  • Teach undergraduate level courses.
  • Evaluate and grade examinations, assignments, or papers and record grades.
  • Lead discussion sections, tutorials, or laboratory sections.
  • Develop teaching materials, such as syllabi, visual aids, answer keys, supplementary notes, or course Web sites.
  • Inform students of the procedures for completing and submitting class work, such as lab reports.
  • Return assignments to students in accordance with established deadlines.
  • Prepare or proctor examinations.
  • Tutor or mentor students who need additional instruction.
  • Meet with supervisors to discuss students' grades or to complete required grade-related paperwork.
  • Schedule and maintain regular office hours to meet with students.
  • Order or obtain materials needed for classes.
  • Copy and distribute classroom materials.
  • Notify instructors of errors or problems with assignments.
  • Complete laboratory projects prior to assigning them to students so that any needed modifications can be made.
  • Provide assistance to faculty members or staff with laboratory or field research.
  • Demonstrate use of laboratory equipment and enforce laboratory rules.
  • Attend lectures given by the supervising instructor.
  • Arrange for supervisors to conduct teaching observations and provide feedback about teaching performance.
  • Provide instructors with assistance in the use of audiovisual equipment.
  • Assist faculty members or staff with student conferences.

Skills

  • Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Writing - Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Learning Strategies - Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.
  • Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
  • Social Perceptiveness - Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
  • Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
  • Instructing - Teaching others how to do something.
  • Service Orientation - Actively looking for ways to help people.
  • Complex Problem Solving - Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.

Knowledge

  • Computers and Electronics - Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
  • Mathematics - Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
  • Education and Training - Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.
  • English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

SpaceX

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Company - Private

Size

Large

Revenue

$1B to 2B

Location

1 Rocket Rd.Hawthorne, CA, 90250and others

Industry

Law Enforcement/Security

Founded

2002

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