Leidos is currently seeking a full-time Research Assistant to support the Health and Behavioral Sciences Program at the Naval Health Research Center in San Diego, CA.
The Research Assistant will work collaboratively with the full research team, including Principal Investigators, research scientists, data analysts and subject matter experts. Under direct supervision, this role will support research to modernize the existing U.S. Navy Search and Rescue (SAR) database, examine gaps in en route care (ERC), and assess outcomes following limited duty status. The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented, able to take initiative, and work well both independently and in a team environment.
Due the COVID-19 pandemic, employees are highly encouraged to work remotely from their home office, although visits to the Naval Health Research Center in San Diego will occasionally be required. Longer term, this position will be required to be on-site at the Naval Health Research Center at least 2 days per week.
Conduct literature searches and summarize findings of published studies
Maintain study documentation and guidelines, such as data dictionaries, study progress documents, and
Perform data entry and data validation
Review, prepare, and contribute to project materials, reports, and manuscripts Participate collaboratively in team meetings
Generate tables, graphs, and other simple data visualizations for inclusion in disseminated products
Participate in ongoing trainings related to the proper conduct of research
Bachelor's degree in a relevant social science field (e.g., psychology, sociology, epidemiology, public health, economics)
Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
Proven capability to understand and follow a research study protocol, obtain training and seek assistance when needed, and accurately perform or assess required protocol procedures
Strong interpersonal skills, including tact, diplomacy, and flexibility Demonstrated experience in interacting effectively with diverse groups
Due to federal contract restrictions, candidate must be a U.S. citizen and able to obtain a Secret Clearance.
One year of experience working with military populations Experience conducting research involving human subjects
Naval Health West - NHW
Effective October 1, in order to enter Leidos facilities in the US and to attend Leidos business events outside our facilities, employees will be required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. Effective January 18, 2022, all Leidos employees must be fully vaccinated (2 weeks past final dose) unless they are entitled to a legal accommodation. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC.
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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