Research Technician II/III

Clearance Level
Fort Sam Houston, Texas

REQ#: RQ75301

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: NACLC (T3)
Requisition Type: Pipeline

GDIT is seeking a Research Technician II or III level in support of the Naval Medical Research Unit, San Antonio Texas (NAMRU-SA) to support the conduct of the following research areas: expeditionary and trauma medicine, cellular and immune based adjuncts for casualty care, directed energy and bioeffects, systems engineering and evaluation, epidemiology and biostatistics, environmental surveillance and biomaterials, and maxillofacial injury and disease in consonance with the mission of the Combat Casualty Care and Operational Medicine and Craniofacial Health and Restorative Medicine directorates at the NAMRU-SA. Tasks include:

  • Responsible for supporting laboratory based research applying the latest scientific knowledge towards the solution of a broad range of theoretical and practical problems in the areas of hemorrhage and resuscitation, immunomodulation, directed energy bio effects, bioassay development, craniofacial, and infectious diseases.
  • Implements and maintains research files.
  • Recommends changes to protocols and standard operating procedures for research under contract and for review by the Government.
  • Modifies and plans research experiments, procedures, and tests.
  • Assist Government personnel with the implementation of sponsored and PI initiated laboratory research studies, including maintenance of study records and activities associated with internal and external audits.
  • Assists in research design.
  • Assists with preparation for presentations and written published articles.
  • Sets up, operates, modifies and calibrates laboratory equipment and apparatus.
  • Assists the Government in ordering and assists the Government in maintaining inventory of supplies related to research under this task order.
  • Provides additional functions incidental to research activities.
  • Makes judgments concerning suitability of potential participants for research and/or clinical trials.
  • Report on status of activities.
  • Analyze data using scientific or statistical techniques.
  • Conducts and supports surgical procedure, operating room maintenance, animal disease prevention and health surveillance, appropriate animal housing, record keeping, and monitoring specific pathogen free techniques; services shall not include inherently Governmental functions.
  • Daily handle and restrain various small and large animal species.
  • Maintains traffic patterns, sterile equipment, pest control, and record keeping.
  • Conducts daily and weekly inspections of areas of contractor responsibility to maintain standards of this task order.
  • Assists the Government in animal procurement and shipping procedures; services shall not include inherently Governmental functions.
  • Organizes animal research work activities between Research Scientist, animal care staff, and research laboratory technicians.


At the II level, requires a Associate’s degree with three years of experience, or Bachelor’s degree with one year of experience, or Master’s degree.

At the III level, requires a Associate’s degree with five years of experience, or Bachelor’s degree plus three years of experience, or Master’s degree.

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.

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.