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.
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.
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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