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.