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Job #: R-00017961
Location: San Antonio, TX
Category: Laboratory Scientist
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Health

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Job Requisition:

Research Technician III

Job Description:

Leidos' Bio-Behavioral Research Group is looking for a full time Research Technician III to support the Naval Medical Research Unit in San Antonio, TX (NAMRU-SA) and the Craniofacial Health and Restorative Medicine (CHARM) program. This position is contingent upon contract award.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for supporting laboratory based research applying the latest scientific knowledge towards the solution of a broad range of theoretical and practical problems in the areas of hemorrhage and resuscitation, immunomodulation, directed energy bioeffects, bioassay development, craniofacial, and infectious diseases.
  • Implements and maintains research files.
  • Assist with changes to protocols and SOPs for research under contract. (Subject to final Government approval.
  • Modifies and plans research experiments, procedures, and tests (Subject to final Government Review and Approval).
  • Coordinates the implementation of sponsored and PI initiated laboratory research studies, including maintenance of study records and activities associated with internal and external audits in coordination with the PI(Subject to final Government Review and Approval).
  • Assists in research design.
  • Assists with preparation for presentations and written published articles.
  • Sets up and operates, laboratory equipment and apparatus in accordance with protocols for research under contract.
  • Assists ordering and maintaining inventory of supplies for research under contract.
  • Provides additional functions incidental to research activities.
  • Recruits and reviews suitability of potential participants for research and/or clinical trials.
  • Develops and implements recruitment strategies (for potential research participants), recommends changes to protocol, assists in initiating and maintaining established regulatory requirements and oversees work of junior/entry level contract personnel.
  • Reports on status of task activities.
  • Analyzes data using scientific or statistical techniques.
  • Provide assistance and support in the following activities: surgical procedures, operating room maintenance, animal disease prevention and health surveillance, animal housing, animal record keeping, and insuring specific pathogen free techniques; services shall not include inherently Governmental functions.
  • Daily handling and restraint of various small and large animal species.
  • Maintains traffic patterns, sterile equipment, pest control, and record keeping.
  • Conducts daily and weekly inspections of areas of responsibility to ensure compliance with standards.
  • Coordinates animal research work activities between contract personnel.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Associate’s degree with five (5) years’ experience, or Bachelor’s degree plus three (3) years’ experience, or Master’s degree in related field.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen with ability to obtain Secret clearance

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:




Requisition Category:


Job Family:

Laboratory Scientist




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