Preclinical Research Associate II

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

Animal Studies

Documentation Tracking

Research Protocols

REQ#: RQ174793
Public Trust: NACI (T1)
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

GDIT's Military Health Team is hiring a Preclinical Research Associate II to support the 59th Medical Wing located at Lackland AFB in San Antonio, TX.

The 59th Medical Wing Science and Technology (ST) office advises and conducts clinical and translational research on matters pertaining to the medical aspects of the Air Expeditionary Force and the health of Air Force (AF) personnel and beneficiaries. In order to support the required research, ST offices conduct translational research in the areas of emergency medical care, combat casualty care, force health protection, restorative medicine, clinical and rehabilitative medicine and specialty centers.

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How You Will Make An Impact:

  • Coordinates with other study staff (study team, PI, AI), medical treatment facility personnel other departmental technicians, vendors, laboratory personnel as necessary.
  • Maintains study records in accordance with protocols, study schedules, participant observations, and provides follow up documentation to the PI.
  • For human research studies, assists with study enrollment and activities related to the conduct of the study.
  • Organizes research information; manages reporting and data collection.
  • Performs verification and validation of study tasks performed including point of care testing, collecting output data, processing, and analyzing results, writing up analyses, and preparing presentations about the results and work performed.
  • Supports experimental work and acquires data as required.
  • While on duty in the laboratories or medical treatment facility, incumbent is responsible for safety issues related to the equipment in use. This includes that associated with equipment, medications, chemicals, etc., as required by the study protocol.
  • Research equipment/supply catalogs and recommend purchase requests for projects/protocols in accordance with the IRB and IACUC.
  • Documents all regulatory research and administrative actions to ensure study compliance.
  • Prepares/delivers required reports and other research documentation to PI.
  • Prepares correspondence, builds study files, develop schedules, and presentation graphics to support the research study.
  • Uses available software systems, specifically which includes the current accounts tracking systems, publication submissions, purchase orders, credit card purchases, and preparation of forms for incoming and out coming funds.
  • Responsible for protecting sensitive data from unauthorized use or deletion and following applicable regulations and instructions regarding access to computerized files and release of access codes, as established in the computer access agreement.
  • Exercises discretion and confidentiality in handling all human subject/ research participant or animal research related issues.
  • Conducts laboratory procedures and testing in accordance with the approved protocol. Performs appropriate study specific procedures as outlined in the protocol.



  • Master’s degree in health-related discipline.
  • 2+ years of experience in clinical and preclinical research.
  • Experience with animal-use protocol development and approval process.
  • Demonstrate competence in oral and written communication.
  • High proficiency with Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Knowledge of CFR, GCP, ICH, and GLP guidelines.
  • Must successfully complete CITI training and remain current.
  • Completed GCP, GLP training and familiar with GCP and GLP in practice.
  • US citizenship is required with the ability to obtain a T1 security inevstigation.






Work Requirements
Years of Experience

2 + years of related experience

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


Travel Required

Less than 10%


U.S. Citizenship Required

Salary and Benefit Information

The likely salary range for this position is $60,549 - $69,630. This is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary. Rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.
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About Our Work

We are GDIT. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

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.