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Job #: R-00061724
Location: San Antonio, TX
Category: Laboratory Scientist
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Health

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Description

Job Description:

The Defense Health Operation of Leidos is currently looking for a Research Associate to support biomedical research at the Naval Medical Research Unit, San Antonio (NAMRU-SA) in San Antonio, TX.  NAMRU-SA conducts 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

The ideal candidate:

  • Assists technical personnel associated with the projects and manage data.
  • Assists in research design.
  • Sets up, operates, and calibrates laboratory equipment and apparatus in accordance with protocols for research under contract.
  • Assists in ordering and maintaining inventory of supplies for research under contract.
  • Researches and collects data through complex laboratory/scientific experiments, techniques, and procedures; library research, structures interviews; or through other means for research projects.
  • Compiles and may analyze data using scientific or statistical techniques.
  • Writes and edits material for publication and presentation.
  • Reports on status of research activities.
  • Routes administrative paper work related to scientific products.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and 1+ years working in a research based position
  • Experience working with animals in research setting. Ideal candidates will have experience and be comfortable working with non-humane primates.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen with ability to obtain Secret Clearance
  • Strong ability to multi-task
  • Experience working on research team in a lab environment
  • Current certification in American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS); American Heart Association Healthcare Provider Course; American Red Cross CPR (Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation); or equivalent. Web based classes do not meet these standards.

Preferred Qualifications

  • MS Degree
  • Experience working in Military environment
  • Current clearance

     

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

External Referral Bonus $:

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

Secret

Travel:

No

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Laboratory Scientist

Pay Range:

COVID Response

Please note that effective October 1, to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos business events outside of our facilities, employees, vendors, subcontractors, and visitors will be required to be vaccinated or maintain proof of a weekly negative COVID-19 test. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated or able to show negative COVID-19 test results to access facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. 
 

About Leidos

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, civil, and health markets. The company’s 43,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $12.30 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2021.  For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

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Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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