Navy Science Careers
Providing exceptional medical care. Developing next-generation vaccine technology. Serving as an authority in the fields of oceanography and meteorology. Or operating and maintaining the most formidable Fleet of nuclear-powered submarines and aircraft carriers on the planet. If you’re looking to turn a passion for science into a chance to make a real difference in the world, check out the many science careers that are available to you in the Navy.
- As a Navy Aerospace Physiologist, you’ll conduct research on the effects of high g-forces on the human body. Or train aircrew in life-support systems used thousands of feet above the earth’s surface. Wherever you go, you’ll serve as a safety net for the world’s finest flight crews.
- Navy Research Biochemists and Forensic Toxicologists work behind the scenes to promote the safety of military personnel in some of the most amazing places in the world.
Clinical Care Provider
- Clinical Care Provider jobs include everything from designing aural rehabilitation programs to helping a young hero return to independent living to heading up pharmacies aboard 1,000-bed hospital ships. This is the work of the Clinical Care Providers of America’s Navy.
- As a Navy Entomologist, you could help reduce the local cases of malaria and dengue fever in Central America. Or you could monitor the crew on a hospital ship in the Pacific. No matter where you go, you’ll be helping protect the health of people around the globe.
Health Care Science Professional
- Establishing physiological guidelines for deep-sea diving and high g-force combat maneuvers. Developing countermeasures for radiation and chemical poisoning. Or correlating the aerodynamics of the F/A-18 Super Hornet. This is how the men and women of the Health Care Science research community in America’s Navy dedicate their time.
- As a Navy Medical Technologist, you’ll head up laboratories in support of medical and scientific specialists. And in the Navy, you’ll have access to real-world, on-the-job training throughout the world.
- Navy Physiologists conduct medical research and provide recommendations for helping Sailors and Marines adjust to life in the military and perform their jobs well in all environmental extremes.
- Navy Research Psychologists delve deep into cognitive, experimental and physiological psychology issues, and more. And they help keep Sailors and Marines strong in mind and body, preparing them for situations that test their mental and emotional well-being.
- Aerographer’s Mates are the Navy's meteorological and oceanographic experts – trained in the science of meteorology and physical oceanography. Using instruments that monitor weather characteristics, they distribute this data to aircraft, ships and shore-based commands.
View Civilian Science Careers
There are many opportunities to pursue your passion for science in a civilian career. After the Navy, jobs vary from nuclear engineer to clinical psychologist and chemistry professor to dentist. Check out these available ...