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Job #: R-00008142
Location: San Diego, CA
Category: Life 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's Military & Veterans Health Solutions Group is seeking a Laboratory Technologist in San Diego, CA to support research investigators for the Clinical Investigations Department (CID), Directorate for Professional Education (DPE) at Naval Medical Center San Diego (NMCSD).

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Perform experiments with using molecular techniques such as plasmid transfection and interfering ribonucleic acid (RNA) and creating reports for investigator files.
  • Conduct laboratory assays using procedures that include but are not limited to the following laboratory equipment: Enzyme-linked immunoabsorbent assays (ELISA's), gel based assays (Northern and western blots), PCR, Flow Cytometry, fluorescence and luminescence-based assays, dye-staining assays, and create reports for investigators files.
  • Keep detail daily laboratory log, perform routine maintenance and quality control on lab equipment, follow protocols and safety precautions and have the ability to access up to a Biosafety Lab (BSL) II environment.


Basic Qualifications
  • Must possess a BS in biology, biochemistry, physiology or genetics and or equivalent experience and less than 2 years prior relevant experience.
  • Knowledge of HIPAA and PHI data management, and Microsoft office suite (Word, Excel, Outlook), and have excellent communication skills.
  • US Citizen with the ability to obtain a Secret Clearance.
  • Candidate will possess a SECRET Clearance or will have already gone through a DoD background check with a "favorable" result


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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