Research Psychologist (PhD, TBI)

Clearance Level
Fort Bragg, North Carolina
Hybrid Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Clinical Investigations

Clinical Research



Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

REQ#: RQ142093
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

Drive better health outcomes for our military population as a Research Psychologist (PhD) at GDIT. Here, your work will impact many as you deliver expertise and services where they are needed most. Located at Ft. Bragg in Fayetteville, NC.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Research Psychologist ( you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on Research Psychologist joining our team to provide expertise in cognitive psychology relevant to traumatic brain injury (TBI). You will, in collaboration with other staff to design, conduct and report on research with military Service Members and veterans who have sustained TBI.


  • Develops, implements and conducts brain injury investigations in collaboration with other investigators.
  • May serve as Principal Investigator.
  • Responsible for providing expertise in cognitive psychology relevant to research on traumatic brain injury (TBI).
  • Screens, treats, and provides consultation and education.
  • Collaborates with staff to design, conduct and report on research with military Service Members and veterans who have sustained TBI.
  • Plans, implements and reports results of studies on behavioral and cognitive correlates of in Service Members with traumatic brain injury.
  • Attends research meetings, proposes/guides research initiatives, and supports joint research efforts with allied professions.
  • Coordinates with principal and co-investigators regarding technical and/or clinical problems affecting research efforts.
  • Prepares research protocols and interacts with Clinical Investigation Facilities (CIF) and Institutional Review Boards (IRB).
  • Assists in the development, implementation, and maintains, in partnership with Patients other health care providers and community, resources as applicable; assist in the development of a comprehensive treatment care plan in accordance with TBI health care standards for patients.
  • Participates, as appropriate, in departmental Quality Assurance (QA) programs and adhere to all safety regulations at all times.
  • May presents patient cases in conferences, reports, or meetings to discuss status and updates to cases.


  • Ph.D. degree in Psychology (research or clinical).
  • 5+ years of relevant clinical or research experience.
  • 2+ years of experience with interpretation of various cognitive tests (Psychometrics).
  • Knowledge of the principles and theoretical concepts of brain injury pathophysiology, clinical effects and treatment required.
  • General research knowledge with the ability to develop and implement scientifically sound research protocols required.
  • Ability to effectively author professional peer reviewed journal articles, manuscripts, research grant applications, posters, and research reports required.
  • Ability to select and apply statistical techniques appropriate to the brain injury research protocols) under development and/or application is required.
  • Knowledge of the administrative processes appropriate to the position required.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills required.
  • Ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary health care team is required.
  • Prior experience within the DoD/VA systems of care strongly preferred.
  • US Citizenship with the ability favorable 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

Travel Required

Less than 10%


U.S. Citizenship 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.