Medical Research Associate

Clearance Level
None
Category
Research
Location
Yokosuka, Japan

REQ#: RQ63168

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

GDIT is seeking a Medical Research Associate in support of the Naval Health Research Center (NHRC) Infectious Disease Field Surveillance and Laboratory Research Services.

As the Navy hub for the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center, the NHRC Operational Infectious Diseases Directorate conducts on-going, laboratory-based surveillance of US military populations in unique environments to quantify and study the etiology of infectious illnesses.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist with maintaining an ongoing Quality Assurance (QA)/Quality Control (QC) program that meets accreditation standards (such as CAP- College of American Pathologists) and improves the safety and quality of the laboratory.
  • Assist with maintaining Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) standards during performance of laboratory testing in accordance with GLP Regulations – 21 CFR Part 58 (FDA).
  • Provide operational support, to include analytical evaluations and prospective clinical evaluations, for diagnostic evaluations, clinical studies, and/or clinical trials sponsored by Federal Agencies or private companies, subject to final GS or military approval.
  • Support surveillance of operational infectious diseases that affect DoD personnel in coordination with federal agencies, local governments, research organizations, and universities at locations around the world.
  • Support logistic and administrative tasks as needed to ensure that the department can successfully meet its mission, subject to final GS or military approval.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelors degree
  • 2+ years of experience  within research, analysis, development, and evaluation of systems, procedures, and data
  • Experience collecting, testing, analyzing and archiving specimens for surveillance programs
  • Experience with surveillance of operational infectious diseases
  • Must be a US citizen with the ability to obtain a favorable NACLC T3

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

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.