Medical Research Assistant

Clearance Level
None
Category
Research
Location
Great Lakes, Illinois

REQ#: RQ89479

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

GDIT is seeking a Medical Research Assistant in support of the Naval Health Research Center (NHRC) Infectious Disease Field Surveillance and Laboratory Research Services. As the Navy hub for the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center the NHRC Operational Infectious Diseases Directorate conducts on-going, laboratory-based surveillance of US military populations in unique environments to quantify and study the etiology of infectious illnesses.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist with maintaining an ongoing Quality Assurance (QA)/Quality Control (QC) program that meets accreditation standards (such as CAP- College of American Pathologists) and improves the safety and quality of the laboratory.
  • Assist with maintaining Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) standards during performance of laboratory testing in accordance with GLP Regulations – 21 CFR Part 58 (FDA).
  • Provide operational support, to include analytical evaluations and prospective clinical evaluations, for diagnostic evaluations, clinical studies, and/or clinical trials sponsored by Federal Agencies or private companies, subject to final GS or military approval.
  • Support surveillance of operational infectious diseases that affect DoD personnel in coordination with federal agencies, local governments, research organizations, and universities at locations around the world.
  • Support logistic and administrative tasks as needed to ensure that the department can successfully meet its mission, subject to final GS or military approval.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • BS degree in a science related field
  • Experience collecting, testing, analyzing and archiving specimens
  • Understanding of Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) standards preferred.
  • Must be a US citizen with the ability to obtain a favorable NACLC T3 security investigation.

PREFFERD:

  • Experience collecting, testing, analyzing and archiving specimens for surveillance programs is strongly preferred
  • Experience with surveillance of operational infectious diseases is strongly preferred
  • Understanding of GLP Regulations – 21 CFR Part 58 (FDA) preferred

GDIT OFFERS:

  • 401K with company match
  • Customizable health benefits packages
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Challenging work that makes a real impact on the world around you
  • Full-flex work week

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