Behavioral Research Scientist

Clearance Level
None
Category
Research
Locations
Seaside, California
Remote, Based in District of Columbia

REQ#: RQ116690

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Pipeline

This position will entail work in support of a wide range of applied behavioral science research initiatives supporting the Federal government. Duties will vary depending upon the project and skill level of the applicant, but may include supporting the development of research designs; performing literature reviews; collecting field data; conducting interviews, administering surveys and conducting focus groups; data cleaning, extraction, transformation, and loading; statistical and qualitative analyses; collection and analysis of research materials to support technical reports and briefing materials; coordination with virtual research teams.

  • Conduct research using behavioral science principles, methodologies, and technologies in an applied governmental setting.

  • Develop research designs, perform literature reviews, collect field data through interviews and focus groups, analyze existing databases, and conduct statistical or descriptive analyses.

  • Describes results of research through peer-reviewed publications, briefings and technical reports.

  • Work cooperatively with team members to ensure quality, timeliness, and accuracy of research products.

  • Interface with Military customers and consumers to meet their requirements, and assist in implementation of research findings and products.

  • Demonstrated strong quantitative analysis or statistical analysis skills

  • Demonstrated excellent writing skills

  • Experience working in applied research settings

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Working knowledge of and experience conducting analysis using SPSS, SAS or R (SAS and/or R preferred)

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Strong sense of time management

  • Demonstrated attention to detail

  • Demonstrated commitment to quality in scientific work

  • Ability to work in a team setting with scientists, technical writers, and information technology specialists

  • Ability to develop personal work plans and work independently

  • Ability to think independently to identify problems and propose solutions

This position will entail work in support of a wide range of applied behavioral science research initiatives in the Federal government.

  • Be a thought and people leader within the program.

  • Be able to clearly communicate with team members.

  • Make thoughtful and reasonable decisions.

  • Be professional in taking management actions and communicating actions to team members.

  • Routinely interface with Government customer to ensure project execution, monitor funding, and assess potential issues.

  • Support Program Manager in daily oversight tasks, periodic program reviews, and customer interface.

  • Coordinate and conduct research using behavioral science principles, methodologies, and technologies in an applied governmental setting.

  • Oversee and assist in development of research designs, literature reviews, collection of field data through interviews and focus groups, and statistical or descriptive analyses.

  • Support and develop results of research through peer-reviewed publications, briefings and technical reports.

  • Work cooperatively with team members to ensure quality, timeliness, and accuracy of research products.

  • Regularly Interface with Military customers and consumers to meet their requirements, and assist in implementation of research findings and products.

  • Complete routine managerial functions such as project review, human resources actions, performance appraisals, and career development.

  • Experience managing or supervising personnel or projects

  • -Demonstrated strong analytic skills

  • DoD experience desired

Clearance

  • Secret Clearance is REQUIRED

Locations: Seaside, CA, Washington, DC/Virginia


About Our Work

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.