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Job #: R-00020003
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


Job Requisition:

Research Tech. I

Job Description:

Leidos' Bio-Behavioral Research Group is sourcing for candidates for a Research Technician I to support the Naval Medical Research Unit in San Antonio, TX (NAMRU-SA) and their Combat Casualty Care & Operational Medicine (C3PO) program .

Primary Duties Include:

  • Responsible for supporting laboratory based research applying the latest scientific knowledge hemorrhage and resuscitation, immunomodulation, directed energy bio effects, bioassay development, craniofacial, and infectious diseases.
  • Implements and maintains research files.
  • Assists with preparation for presentations and written published articles.
  • Performs daily laboratory experiments.
  • Aids in obtaining peer-reviewed manuscripts and composing annotated bibliographies.
  • Assists the Government in ordering and maintaining inventory of supplies related to research under contract.
  • Performs daily data analysis and report such to PI and other research staff.
  • Provides additional functionality incidental to research activities.
  • Sets up, operates, and calibrates laboratory equipment and apparatus.
  • Compiles and may analyze data using scientific or statistical techniques.
  • Writes and edits material for Standard Operating Procedures; service shall not include inherently Governmental functions. 
  • Reports on status of research activities.
  • Handle and restrain (daily) various small and large animal species.
  • Assists the Government in maintaining sterile equipment, pest control, and record keeping for contract personnel; services shall not include inherently Governmental functions.
  • Aids in conducting daily and weekly inspections or areas of contractor responsibility to ensure compliance with standards.
  • Aids the Government in coordinating animal procurement and shipping procedures; services shall not include inherently Governmental functions. 

Basic Requirements:

  • Associate’s degree with 2 years of experience, or Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • U.S Citizenship Required

  • Must have or be able to obtain Secret U.S. Government 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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