Research Opportunities

There are many research opportunities related to the field of aerospace medicine. Scientists in a variety of disciplines carry out programs of research related to aviation and spaceflight, including the man-machine interface, human performance, fatigue effects, space cabin safety and habitability, decompression sickness, radiation effects, spatial disorientation, and aircraft accident investigation. The broad spectrum of opportunities means that scientists may move into this field from a variety of training programs and academic backgrounds ranging from engineering to psychology. Many positions require doctoral degrees.

Many associations are linked to the AsMA website on the Related Organizations page under Constituent and Affiliate Organizations. Others are available through the Related Sites section. There is now a Training and Research Programs database available (pdf file, 69 KB; updated July 2009). Alternatively, an Adobe pdf version is available through the following links:


Training or educational programs that would like to be added to the database above, please download and fill out this Excel spreadsheet, then e-mail it to Jan Stepanek.

Call for Papers

The Aerospace Medical Association’s 2015 Annual Scientific Meeting will be held in Lake Buena Vista, FL. This year’s theme is “Making a Difference in Aerospace Medicine.” We encourage presentations from diverse experts that will enhance the world’s knowledge and understanding of the current challenges in Aerospace Medicine.

To read the full Call for Papers, please click here.
The abstract submission site will open on or around September 1, 2014, and the deadline will be October 31, 2014.