Clinical Molecular Research / Laboratory Technologist

Clearance Level
San Antonio, Texas
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Laboratory Protocols

Molecular Research

Research Protocols

REQ#: RQ141552
Public Trust: NACLC (T3)
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work alongside federal civilian agencies. Make an impact by providing services that help the government ensure the well being of U.S. citizens.

Job Description

Seize your opportunity to make a personal impact as a Clinical Molecular Research / Laboratory Technologist supporting the 59th Medical Wing in their Science & Technology office. GDIT -Federal Health is your place to make meaningful contributions to challenging projects and grow a rewarding career.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Clinical Molecular Research / Laboratory Technologist you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on Clinical Molecular Research / Laboratory Technologist  joining our team to Collaborate with enterprise-wide PIs, in order to develop research protocols that includes human subject research and associated IRB regulatory compliance approvals for the various pilot evaluations to also include animal subjects/ IACUC approvals.


  • Work as a member of the research team to complete research-related tasks in compliance with federal, DOD and AF research guidelines. Maintain administrative and research records precisely, accurately, and completely; do so in a timely manner.
  • Collect, transport and prepare samples for laboratory analysis, storage, and/or shipping.
  • Conduct experimental work and other related duties at the Center for Advanced Molecular Detection or other Joint Base San Antonio laboratories using Government furnished equipment and materials.
  • Compile and analyze laboratory data, and support other members of the research teams to facilitate success of research work from concept to completion.
  • Perform duties as needed to further and improve the strategic direction of research projects, consistent with the Chief Scientist's priorities.
  • Evaluate and disseminate results and findings, with guidance from senior research staff.
  • Ensure equipment/instrumentation is functioning properly, by performing and documenting quality control procedures.
  • Conduct operational testing related to diagnosis, treatment, and maintenance of clinical health problems of concern to the warfighter and beneficiaries of military healthcare and aerospace expeditionary operations.
  • Perform biochemical, cell biological, molecular biological, and other experimental work as needed and required for successful completion of projects.
  • In a laboratory environment, isolate nucleic acids from specimens/samples received fresh and from samples stored in the laboratory repository. Test and evaluate specimens/samples for amplification of nucleic acids for reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction studies.


  • Bachelor's degree (Master's preferred) in the biological sciences, (e.g., molecular biology, biochemistry, biology, cell biology, chemistry, microbiology, or related disciplines).
  • 5+ years of recent laboratory experience, preferably within the last six (6) years that includes performing various molecular biological and/or protein analysis techniques.
  • familiar with medical terminology, to include common medical and scientific abbreviations, and have knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures within field of study.
  • Certified as a Medical Laboratory Technologist by the American Society of Clinical Pathology or National Certifying Agency.
  • US citizenship with the ability to pass a T3 security investigation.


  • 401K with company match
  • Comprehensive health and wellness packages
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications
  • Cutting-edge technology you can learn from
  • Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays
Work Requirements
Years of Experience

5 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree


Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) - American Medical Technologists (AMT)

Travel Required


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.