Senior Biomedical Research Associate

Clearance Level
Lackland AFB, Texas

REQ#: RQ68811

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

GDIT 's military health team is HIRING a Sr. Biomedical Research Associate to support the 59th Medical Wing (MDW), located at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.

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.

Learn more about the 59th MDW HERE

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assist with collection of supporting documentation for contract packages , IACUC/IRB protocols for projects  performed  under  this  contract,  research  proposals  and  protocols,  manuscripts,  SOP’s, reports and presentation editing/review. Assist in initiating and maintaining regulatory IACUC/IRB requirements.
  • Ability  to  develop  and  coordinate  the  implementation  of  clinical  research  studies,  including regulatory  requirements,  maintenance  of  study  records and  all  activities  associated  with  internal and external audits.
  • Conduct and support surgical procedure, operating room maintenance, animal disease prevention and  health  surveillance,  appropriate  animal  housing,  record  keeping,  insuring  specific  pathogen free techniques to include daily handling and restraint of various small and large animal species, as applicable.
  • Assist  in  preparation  of  purchase  requests  for  animal  procurement  and  coordination of  shipping procedures.
  • Assist in preparation of purchase requests and assist with maintenance of inventory of supplies.
  • Modify and plan research experiment schedules, procedures, and tests.
  • Ability to develop, organize and maintain the study database. Responsible for data validation and quality control.
  • Writes and edits research material for publication and presentation.
  • Oversees the work of junior level contract personnel.
  • Assist PI in tracking and updating established project budgets.
  • May require occasional weekend and evening hours.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • B.S. in Biological Sciences or Equivalent level education minimum; Masters preferred.
  • 8+ years of relevant experience.
  • Proven expertise in working with biological specimens and animal tissue.
  • Must successfully complete AALAS accreditation training for working with laboratory animals and remain current.
  • Must successfully complete CITI training and remain current.
  • A minimum of 8+ years of experience conducting small/large animal surgeries.
  • Operational knowledge of advanced lab equipment.
  • Working knowledge of computing equipment to include physiological data acquisition and analysis.
  • Intermediate+  experience  with  Microsoft  Office  applications  including: Word,  Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook.




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