Research Scientist - Dayton, Ohio

Clearance Level
Dayton, Ohio

REQ#: RQ122313

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

We are GDIT. GDIT is looking for a Research Scientist who would be local to Dayton, Ohio area and who would be able to obtain clearance.

  • Provides scientific research design, execution, and analysis support to Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) research projects focused on Trust in Autonomy.

  • Contributes to or develops study design, study analysis plan, and data collection instruments. Develops research protocol and executes data collection.  

  • Contributes to final reports summarizing study results and be able to lead final report development.

  • Demonstrates ability to work in a team environment to solve problems and implement solutions.

  • Represents the company within professional associations and at professional conference.

  • Handles multiple tasks simultaneously; works independently.

Minimum Job Requirements

  • Master's degree in Psychology – Experimental, Industrial Organizational or similar

  • Ph.D. is desired

  • Note: No previous experience required, however professional experience is desired.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • Some background Biology or Physiology is required

  • R programming experience is required – should have sound foundation in programming

  • Ability to develop and follow research methodology and protocol.

  • Knowledge of scientific approach and methodologies.

  • Knowledge of scientific research principles, practices, and protocols.

  • Ability to design, organize, and coordinate scientific research projects.

  • Ability to read, understand, follow, and enforce safety procedures.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Performs routine scientific research tasks requiring the application of standard techniques, procedures, and criteria.

  • Uses prescribed methods to perform specific and limited portions of a broader assignment.

  • Ensures proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies; promotes continuous improvement of workplace, efficiency, safety and environmental practices.

  • Maintains currency of knowledge with respect to relevant state-of-the-art technology, equipment, and/or systems.

  • Designs, performs, and/or oversees experiments and data collection to ensure data integrity, quality control, and protocol compliance.

  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

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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.