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.
Summary: 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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