Clinical Research Molecular Technologist

Clearance Level
Biloxi, Mississippi

REQ#: RQ69206

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

GDIT is seeking a Clinical Molecular Research/Laboratory Technologist in support of the 59th Medical Wing (59 MDW) located at Keelser Air Force Base in Biloxi, Mississippi!

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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Collaborates with enterprise-wide PIs, in order to develop research protocols that includes human subject research  and  associated  IRB  regulatory  compliance  approvals  for  the  various  pilot  evaluations  to  also include animal subjects/ IACUC approvals.

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Work as a member of the research team to complete research-related tasks in compliance with federal, DOD and AF research guidelines. Maintain administrative and research records precisely, accurately, and completely; do so in a timely manner.
  • Collect, transport and prepare samples for laboratory analysis, storage, and/or shipping.
  • Conduct  experimental  work  and  other  related  duties  at  the  Center  for Advanced  Molecular Detection or other Joint Base San Antonio laboratories using Government furnished equipment and materials.
  • Compile  and  analyze  laboratory  data,  and  support  other  members  of  the  research  teams  to facilitate success of research work from concept to completion.
  • Perform  duties  as  needed  to  further  and  improve  the  strategic  direction of  research  projects, consistent with the Chief Scientist's priorities.
  • Evaluate and disseminate results and findings, with guidance from senior research staff.
  • Ensure equipment/instrumentation is functioning properly, by performing and documenting quality control procedures.
  • Conduct  operational  testing  related  to  diagnosis,  treatment,  and maintenance  of  clinical  health problems  of  concern  to  the  warfighter  and  beneficiaries  of  military  healthcare  and  aerospace expeditionary operations.
  • Perform biochemical, cell biological, molecular biological, and other experimental work as needed and required for successful completion of projects.
  • In a laboratory environment, isolate nucleic acids from specimens/samples received fresh and from samples stored in the laboratory repository.
  • Test and evaluate specimens/samples for amplification of nucleic acids for reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction studies.

What You'll Need (required):

  • Bachelor's   degree   (Master's   preferred)   in   the   biological   sciences,   (e.g., molecular   biology, biochemistry, biology, cell biology, chemistry, microbiology, or related disciplines).
  • Five (5) years of recent laboratory experience, preferably within the last six (6) years that includes performing various molecular biological and/or protein analysis techniques.
  • The candidate shall be familiar with medical terminology, to include common medical and scientific abbreviations, and have knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures within field of study.
  • Recommended  candidate  is  certified  as  a  Medical  Laboratory  Technologist  by  the  American Society of Clinical Pathology or National Certifying Agency.




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