Research Psychologist (Military Health, TBI)

Clearance Level
Fort Liberty, North Carolina
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Multidisciplinary Teamwork

Psychology Research


Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

REQ#: RQ161535
Public Trust: NACLC (T3)
Requisition Type: Regular
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Job Description

GDIT's military health team is hiring a Research Psychologist (PhD) to support the Traumatic Brain Injury Center of Excellence located at Ft. Liberty (formally known as Ft. Bragg) in Fayetteville, NC.

As a Research Psychologist, you will provide expertise in cognitive psychology relevant to traumatic brain injury (TBI). As part of the research team, and in collaboration with other staff, you will design, conduct and report on research with military Service Members and veterans who have sustained TBI.


  • Develops, implements and conducts brain injury investigations in collaboration with other investigators.
  • May serve as Principal Investigator.
  • Responsible for providing expertise in cognitive psychology relevant to research on traumatic brain injury (TBI).
  • Screens, treats, and provides consultation and education.
  • Collaborates with staff to design, conduct and report on research with military Service Members and veterans who have sustained TBI.
  • Plans, implements and reports results of studies on behavioral and cognitive correlates of in Service Members with traumatic brain injury.
  • Attends research meetings, proposes/guides research initiatives, and supports joint research efforts with allied professions.
  • Coordinates with principal and co-investigators regarding technical and/or clinical problems affecting research efforts.
  • Prepares research protocols and interacts with Clinical Investigation Facilities (CIF) and Institutional Review Boards (IRB).
  • Assists in the development, implementation, and maintains, in partnership with patients other health care providers and community, resources as applicable; assist in the development of a comprehensive treatment care plan in accordance with TBI health care standards for patients.
  • Participates, as appropriate, in departmental Quality Assurance (QA) programs and adhere to all safety regulations at all times.
  • May presents patient cases in conferences, reports, or meetings to discuss status and updates to cases.


  • Ph.D. degree in Psychology (research or clinical).
  • 5+ years of relevant clinical or research experience.
  • 2+ years of experience with interpretation of various cognitive tests (Psychometrics).
  • Knowledge of the principles and theoretical concepts of brain injury pathophysiology, clinical effects and treatment.
  • General research knowledge with the ability to develop and implement scientifically sound research protocols.
  • Ability to effectively author professional peer reviewed journal articles, manuscripts, research grant applications, posters, and research reports.
  • Ability to select and apply statistical techniques appropriate to the brain injury research protocols) under development and/or application.
  • Knowledge of the administrative processes appropriate to the position.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary health care team.
  • US Citizenship with the ability to pass a T3 security investigation.


  • Prior experience within the DoD/VA systems of care strongly preferred.


  • 401K with company match
  • Comprehensive health and wellness packages
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications
  • Cutting-edge technology you can learn from
  • Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays






Work Requirements
Years of Experience

5 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree


Travel Required



U.S. Citizenship Required

About Our Work

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