Behavioral Scientist

Clearance Level
San Antonio, Texas

REQ#: RQ66943

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: NACLC (T3)
Requisition Type: Pipeline

GDIT s military health team is HIRING a Behavioral Scientist to support the 59th Medical Wing (MDW), located at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.

The 59th Medical Wing (MDW) is the U.S. Air Forces largest medical wing and is the Air Force functional medical command for Joint Base San Antonio (JBSA). It comprises seven medical groups across San Antonio.

Learn more about the 59th MDW HERE

What Youll Be Doing:

  • Responsible for planning, designing, monitoring, coordinating, analyzing and producing scientific content for social and behavioral studies and regulatory documents needed to support these studies.
  • Develops, designs, and executes large and complex research projects, reviews progress, analyses data and evaluates results.
  • Consults with users to refine or adapt social science methodologies to fit research requirements; collaborates in development of new techniques and instruments
  • Manages and reviews clinical/social writing of study protocols, statistical analysis and study reports.
  • Develop human influence/factors products utilizing psychological, social, cultural, human factors’ disciplines, and knowledge of strategic communication and public diplomacy to identify and effectively influence individuals or groups of interest.
  • Support programmatic planning/plan reviews as needed.
  • May require occasional weekend and evening hours.

What Youll Need (required):

  • Masters’ degree in Social Sciences (psychology, social psychology, behavioral science, and/or cultural anthropology)
  • 10 years demonstrated experience conducting social research.
  • 5 + years of experience in human influence experience/social research.
  • Proven expertise in conducting social science analysis and human influence analysis.
  • Successful completion and maintenance of Human Subjects training (CITI) / training in human subjects research protection, bioethics, and HIPAA.
  • Intermediate experience with Microsoft Office applications including: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

What Would Be Even Better (preferred):

  • PhD in Social Sciences (psychology, social psychology, behavioral science, and/or cultural anthropology)
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.