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Job #: R-00090227
Location: Dayton, OH
Category: Life Scientist
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $2,000
Group: Health

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Job Description:

Leidos is seeking an experienced Research Manager to support intramural human use research at the Naval Medical Research Unit Dayton, OH.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide project management and coordination for intramural human use research working with PIs to coordinate research activities and needs of study project teams of 6 to 12 researchers to ensure accomplishment of protocol requirements.

  • Write research project status reports for sponsors- identify report requirements, gather input, and complete initial draft for submission to the project PI.

  • Coordinate laboratory schedules of all study team members to ensure accomplishment of research efforts, including on-site, off-site, and out of state labs, to ensure that the study team calendar is up to date, so each project can be accomplished as necessary.

  • Laboratory Management - Initiates Equipment Purchase Orders, Inventory Control. Manage supply inventory and stock replenishment through established Command supply procedures; Review supply needs, coordinate with team members to identify requested supplies, document inventory status and location, review for completion, and meet with PIs to locate missing items and determine additional inventory needs.

  • Oversee the maintenance and set up of instrumentation, equipment, and laboratories.

  • Team Management- Assisting and Directing Lower-Level RAs—Provide technical direction to lower level Research Assistants. Assist and educate lower-level research assistant personnel in the understanding and performance of their duties.

  • Coordinate subject compensation for research participation.

  • Make Independent decisions regarding data collection. Redirecting Study Participants, Stop or Start the Study due to safety, participant deviation from protocol. Independently Manage scheduling and screening of research subjects. Manage the implementation of research studies, including regulatory requirements, maintenance of files/study records and all activities associated with internal and external audits.  Ensure compliance with rules and regulations, including human subjects and/or animal use research approval

  • Analyze and Make Recommendations on Data Collected- Independently Prepare data and conduct qualitative and quantitative data analyses of data from studies, such as univariate and multivariate analyses of variance, regression analysis, and descriptive summaries.; Design and develop data management procedures

  • Recommendations for study Design---Modify and plan research experiments, procedures, tests, or survey instruments; Recommend research design and develop a study budget. Assist in preparation of presentations and written published articles.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree plus 4 years of relevant experience

  • Ability to obtain Secret Clearance

  • US Citizen

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in a military or medical research environment is highly desired

  • Experience with human subject research

  • Familiarity with physiology and engineering,

  • Awareness of Test and Evaluation procedures.

  • Experience in STEM field of research with extra focus on engineering, physiology, medically associated, and/or psychology.

Naval Health East - NHE

Pay Range:

Pay Range $60,450.00 - $93,000.00 - $125,550.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

Covid Guidance for the US

In order to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC. 

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 44,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit

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