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Job #: R-00027804
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 Description:

Leidos's Military & Veterans Solutions Health Group is currently seeking a full time Research Associate II to support research at the Navy Medical Research Unit - San Antonio (NAMRU-SA) and their Craniofacial Health and Restorative Medicine program. NAMRU-SA's mission is to conduct gap driven combat casualty care, craniofacial, and directed energy research to improve survival, operational readiness, and safety of Department of Defense personnel engaged in routine and expeditionary operations.

Primary Responsibilities:

a. Assists Government with administrative tasks, including preparation and revision of Performance Work Statements (PWS), IACUC and IRB protocols, proposals, manuscripts, report and presentation editing and review.

b. Ability to coordinate the implementation of clinical research studies, including regulatory requirements, maintenance of study records and all activities associated with internal and external audits.

c. Assists Government in ordering and maintaining inventory of supplies related to research under contract. All ordering is conducted by a Government employee.

d. Aids Government in Market research for equipment and equipment maintenance services requirements related to research under contract.

e. Ensures IACUC/IRB requirements are followed.

f. Modifies and plan research experiment schedules, procedures, and tests.

g. Ability to research and collect data through complex laboratory/scientific experiments, techniques, and procedures, library research, or through other means for research projects.

h. Oversees the work of entry-level contract personnel.

i. Assists with preparation for presentations and written published articles.

j. Writes and edits material for publication and presentation.

k. Reports on status of research activities.

l. Oversees and instructs contract personnel on technical procedures, equipment operation, and laboratory maintenance.

m. Schedules and coordinates research activities.

Required Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree plus five (5) years’ experience or Master’s degree plus 2 years' experience in related field.

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

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:




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Job Family:

Laboratory Scientist


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 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit

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