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Job #: R-00097878
Location: San Antonio, TX
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:

The Defense Health Operation of Leidos is currently looking for a licensed Veterinarian to join our team supporting biomedical research at the Naval Medical Research Unit, San Antonio (NAMRU-SA) in San Antonio, TX. 

NAMRU-SA serves as one of the leading research and development laboratories for the U.S. Navy and conducts gap driven combat casualty care, craniofacial, and directed energy research to improve survival, operational readiness, and safety of Department of Defense (DoD) personnel engaged in routine and expeditionary operations. 

The Veterinary Sciences Department (VSD) Veterinarian will work in parallel with staff researchers to provide support for IACUC approved research studies.  The ideal candidate must be passionate about serving as an advocate for subject welfare and willing to provide mentorship to junior Veterinarian Technicians.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide subject matter expertise (SME) support for USN and USAF research projects involving animal models

  • Provide DVM guidance for writing protocol-driven research proposals, animal use protocols, technical reports, final reports, and peer-reviewed manuscripts

  • Ensure study procedures are in accordance with IACUC and animal use regulations, proper set-up of experimental equipment, and study staff are trained for experimental procedures

  • Support animal husbandry by providing animal care suggestions

  • Evaluate health status of subjects and serve as advocate for subject welfare

  • Provide on-call support during protocols, typically by phone

  • Provide support in development of in vivo and in vitro model systems, data acquisition, and data analysis

  • Serve as an advisor to contract personnel

  • Develop presentation materials, research Standard Operating Procedures, and present findings at technical and professional meetings

  • Maintain knowledge of standards of veterinary care in relation to relevant research models being utilized

Basic Qualifications

  • Education/Experience: Doctor of Veterinarian Medicine with a minimum 4 years of experience

  • Current certification in American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS); American Heart Association Healthcare Provider Course; American Red Cross CPR (Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation); or equivalent. Web based classes do not meet these standards.

  • Willing to comply with COVID-19 related mandates

  • The candidate will be required to acquire, at a minimum, a SECRET classification access level.  Preference will be given to a candidate who already has this clearance level

  • Due to Federal contract requirements, US citizenship is required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with animal model research

Pay Range:

Pay Range $94,250.00 - $145,000.00 - $195,750.00

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.

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 www.Leidos.com.

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