GDIT's Military Health Team is hiring a Research Coordinator to support animal research protocols for the 59th Medical Wing (59 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.
The Clinical Research Coordinator will support Principal Investigators (PIs,) in the planning, programming, and execution of translational research projects in the area of battlefield health, using swine models.
What You'll Be Doing:
Participates in the surgical suite, assisting with data collection, equipment monitoring, and record keeping.
Maintains study records in accordance with protocols, study schedules, participant observations, and provides follow up documentation to the PI.
Coordinates one (1) to several simultaneous projects for the PI/director; confers with investigator on experimental design; provides instruction on various research laboratory techniques.
Organizes research information; manages reporting and data collection.
Monitors research study budget.
Research equipment/supply catalogs, and recommend purchase requests for projects/protocols in accordance with the IRB or IACUC.
Documents all regulatory research and administrative actions to ensure study compliance.
Prepares/delivers required reports and other research documentation to PI.
Prepares correspondence, builds study files, develop schedules, and presentation graphics to support the research study.
What You'll Need (required):
Bachelor's degree in Biological Sciences or a closely related field.
2+ years’ minimum experience in research.
Prior experience working with animal models not required but must be comfortable working in a surgical-suite environment where there will be animal models (swine).
Demonstrate competence in oral and written communication.
Computer skills including at least intermediate level experience with Excel and other Microsoft Office Software.
What GDIT Can Offer You:
Challenging work that makes a real impact on the world around you
Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
401K with company match
Diverse, highly collaborative teams
About Our Work
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.
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