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.
- 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