Biochemists and Biophysicists

Biochemists and Biophysicists


The military conducts studies of human and animal diseases to understand their causes and to find treatments. Harmful pests and bacteria are studied to find ways to protect people and food against illness or infection. Life scientists study the biology and chemistry of living organisms.

Job Titles

  • Aerospace and Operational Physiologist
  • Behavioral Sciences/Human Factors Scientist
  • Behavioral Sciences/Human Factors Scientist, ABM
  • Behavioral Sciences/Human Factors Scientist, Airlift
  • Behavioral Sciences/Human Factors Scientist, Behavioral Influence Specialist

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