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Job #: R-00130047
Location: San Antonio, TX
Category: Life Scientist
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Remote Type: No Remote
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $2000.00
Group: Health & Civil

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Description

Looking for an opportunity to make an impact?

Unleash your potential at Leidos, where we deliver innovative solutions through the efforts of our diverse and talented people who are dedicated to our customer’s success. We empower our teams, contribute to our communities, and operate sustainably. Everything we do is built on a commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our people, and our community. Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide the way we do business.

If this sounds like an environment where you can thrive, keep reading!

Are you ready for an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of those who serve our country? Leidos Health Solutions is currently looking for a Research Associate with molecular biology experience to support the Directed Energy (DE) department at the Naval Medical Research Unit, San Antonio (NAMRU-SA) in San Antonio, TX.  NAMRU-SA conducts gap driven combat casualty care, craniofacial, and directed energy research to improve survival, operational readiness, and safety of Department of Defense personnel engaged in routine and expeditionary operation.

Your greatest work is ahead!

The Mission 
Recognized as a Top 10 Health IT provider, the Leidos Health Group draws on decades of success to deliver a range of solutions and services designed to meet the healthcare challenges of today. From the research bench to the patient bedside, we are a company of scientists, engineers, and technologists delivering a broad range of impactful, customizable, and scalable solutions to hospitals and health systems, biomedical organizations, and every U.S. federal agency focused on health. Leidos works with customers across the continuum of care to improve clinical, operational, and financial outcomes with innovative solutions that advance the next generation of care. Our mission is to contribute to creating a healthier world. To explore and learn more, click here!

Are you ready to join a team dedicated to a mission? Begin your journey of a flourishing and fulfilling career, share your resume with us today!

Main Objective:

  • Plans work with power and frequency meters, oscillators, directional couplers, radiofrequency (RF) power density monitors, RF transmission lines, primary power distribution hardware, and RF transmitters in accordance with safety requirements

  • Executes complex laboratory tests of systems and independently executes a redesign and modification of in-service systems to meet experimental requirements.  This requires electronics knowledge in several areas including circuit design, power handling capabi1ity, and microwave theory and techniques

  • Measures energy absorbed by animals and animal models from nonionizing radiation fields.  This requires knowledge of specific absorption rate measurement including whole body and partial-body calorimetry

  • Develops and updates day-to-day calibration and maintenance of microwave emitter systems

  • Determines requirements from approved animal experimental protocol and schedules exposures of appropriate RF field power density, pulse duration, and pulse repetition rate

  • Designs and produces experimental methods and unique complex laboratory equipment and systems in the absence of formal guidelines to collect data for a wide variety of laboratory experiments.  Such experiments often deal with artificial human or animal models (phantoms) or live subjects

  • Assists technical personnel associated with research projects and manages data

  • Assists in research design and development of standard operating procedures according to laboratory safety requirements.

  • Calibrates, sets up, and operates laboratory equipment and apparatuses in accordance with protocols

  • Assists in ordering and maintaining inventory of supplies for research under contract

  • Researches and collects data through complex laboratory/scientific experiments, techniques, and procedures; library research, structured interviews; or through other means for research projects

  • Compiles and may analyze data using scientific or statistical techniques

  • Writes and edits material for publication and presentation.

  • Reports on status of research activities

  • Routes administrative paperwork related to scientific products.

  • Prepares and aids in training of experimental subjects for experimental procedures in accordance with approved animal or human use protocols

  • Resolves design problems and special requirements for equipment compatibility with nonionizing radiation environments

  • Plans the timing and availability sequence of major directed energy systems that are consistent with project milestones

What Set You Apart:

  • Bachelor’s degree with three years of experience, or Master’s degree or equivalent. Degree should be in a related field

  • Experience supporting research team in a laboratory environment

  • Experience with military electronic equipment

  • Knowledge of animal anatomy and physiology

  • Comfortable working with and handling animals

  • Ability to make and record detailed observations and troubleshoot technical procedures

  • Must be willing to work a flexible schedule that may include occasional evening or weekend shifts

  • Experience as an electronics/biomedical technician is a plus

  • Possess or be able 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

Original Posting Date:

2024-02-29

While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $53,950.00 - $97,525.00

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® innovation company rapidly addressing the world’s most vexing challenges in national security and health. The company's global workforce of 47,000 collaborates to create smarter technology solutions for customers in heavily regulated industries. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $15.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2023.  For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

Pay and Benefits

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

Securing Your Data

Beware of fake employment opportunities using Leidos’ name. Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information during any part of the employment application process (i.e., ask you for money), nor will Leidos ever advance money as part of the hiring process (i.e., send you a check or money order before doing any work). Further, Leidos will only communicate with you through emails that are generated by the Leidos.com automated system – never from free commercial services (e.g., Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail) or via WhatsApp, Telegram, etc. If you received an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information (e.g., about you or your previous employer), and you are concerned about its legitimacy, please make us aware immediately by emailing us at [email protected].

If you believe you are the victim of a scam, contact your local law enforcement and report the incident to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission.

Commitment to Diversity

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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