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Job #: R-00000282
Location: San Diego, CA
Category: Laboratory Scientist
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Health

Job Description:

Leidos is currently seeking a full-time Research Assistant to support the Deployment Health Research Department at the Naval Health Research Center in San Diego, CA.

The mission of the Deployment Health Research Department is to examine how specific factors and experiences effect on the overall physical and mental health of service members and their families. This position will work closely with study coordinators and research staff to administer and process survey data collected from more than 500 participants weekly. The Research Assistant will be responsible for data collection and data management. The ideal candidate will be well organized, detail-orientated, and have the ability to plan and prioritize work,

Description of Responsibilities:

Under the supervision of the Principal Investigator and/or Study Coordinator(s), enroll and consent large groups of participate and participate in data collection efforts

Collect and organize survey data for research projects

Scan and verify study surveys using Teleform software

Ensure compliance with survey processing policies

Assist with updating study related documents for internal and external use

Assist in the preparation of study-related reports and presentations

Assist in the proper management and disposal of study records

Maintain equipment necessary for survey processing

Identify and implement new and more efficient survey processing procedures

Required Qualifications, Skills, and Abilities

High School Diploma

Skill in use of MS Office

Excellent oral and written communication skills ; Comfortable speaking in front of large groups

Ability to clearly explain survey procedures and follow detailed instructions

Ability to process large amount of data with little error

Physical Capabilities: Long periods of standing and sitting; must be able to lift at least 50 pounds

Due to federal contract restrictions, candidate must be a U.S. citizen and able to obtain a Secret Clearance.

External Referral Bonus:

Potential for Telework:

Clearance Level Required:


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Job Family:
Laboratory Scientist


Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. (NYSE: LDOS) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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