Our work involves human factors/safety issues related to:
Driver perception and behavior
Pedestrian perception and behavior
Perception reaction time
Lighting, visibility, and conspicuity
Slip, trip, misstep, and falls
Hazard identification and mitigation
Workplace injury prevention
Consulting with attorneys on personal injury lawsuits
Reading and generating summaries of discovery material
Conducting research in the fields of human factors and safety and risk management
Conducting accident scene investigations nationwide:
Documenting all relevant information
Formulate expert opinions in a written report
Testify as an expert witness in depositions, arbitrations, and trials
Ideal candidates will:
Have an advanced degree (i.e., M.S. or Ph.D.) in Human Factors (or similar) with a background/experience in Engineering.
Have previous experience working as a forensic human factors consultant.
Have or be willing to obtain professional certifications in:
Human Factors (CHFP or CPE)
Be knowledgeable of various safety guidelines/standards (i.e., ASTM, ANSI, and so forth) as well as building codes.
Be willing to relocate to Spokane, Washington.
Other required skills/characteristics:
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Excellent organizational skills
Be able to work independently in a high stress environment with multiple/changing priorities and/or deadlines
Ability to handle traveling on short notice
About Applied Cognitive Sciences
Applied Cognitive Sciences (ACS) is a small human factors consulting firm specializing in providing expert witness testimony. Our clients are attorneys nationwide. We currently have 3 part-time employees on the administrative staff, 3 full-time employees on the professional staff, and 3 other part-time/on-call employees on the professional staff. We offer great benefits including healthcare, 401k, profit sharing, and annual bonuses.
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Primary references are publications that are cited as references during examination development.