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Job #: R-00007825
Location: Beavercreek, OH
Category: Risk Analysis
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 seeking a Research Microbiologist II to support the Naval Medical Research Unit Dayton, OH. This role is contingent upon award.

The contractor shall perform the following duties:
- Design and conduct scientific research on the responses to exposure to chemicals/mixtures, extreme environmental hazards or stressors, to include temperature, humidity, altitude, vibrations, and noise, and/or physical demand.
- Design and execute microbiological research on the responses and contributions of the microbiome to the health effects and physiological responses to exposure by chemicals and environmental stressors.
- Develop research approaches and strategies for microbiome studies, particularly with regard to the lung and gut, and how the microbiome changes and/or contributes to physiology.
- Utilize in vitro multicellular tissue models to understand the impacts, changes to, and physiological contributions of the microbiome following environmental insult.
- Assist other investigators in the design and execution of research protocols on animal, human and cellular physiology and performance issues of interest to the Navy.
- Collect data from cell and tissue models, and animal subjects (as appropriate).
- Operate and maintain standard and specialized laboratory equipment.
- Develop (and/or assist in the development) technical reports, presentations, and publications.
- Prepare (and/or assist in the preparation) of proposal applications for other toxicological, physiological, psychological, medical, and performance studies.

Basic Requirements:
  • Requires BS degree and 12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 13 years of prior relevant experience. May possess a Doctorate in technical domain.
  • Ability to obtain a Secret Clearance


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 32,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com .

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 .

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