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Job #: R-00020194
Location: Silver Spring, MD
Category: Laboratory Scientist
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Health

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Job Description:

Leidos' Bio-Behavioral Research Group is looking for a full time Research Assistant to support the Viral and Rickettsial Diseases Department (VRDD) at the Naval Medical Research Center in Silver Spring, MD *This is position is contingent upon contract being awarded to Leidos*

Primary Job Duties:

  • Perform scientific research as part of team under the guidance of research scientist
  • Responsible for proper collection and handling of samples in lab environment
  • Create and keep detailed records of experiments.
  • Develops necessary new technologies and protocols.
  • Collaborate with other technical team and professional staff including subcontractors and military personnel.
  • Assist with the preparing of written reports, manuscripts for submission to scientific journals, and presentations for scientific meetings.

Basic requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in related field
  • 1+ years of experience working in a research lab
  • Must have or be able to obtain Secret clearance
  • Must be a US Citizen

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Laboratory Scientist


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