Medical Research Assistant

Clearance Level
San Diego, California
Onsite Workplace
REQ#: RQ138134
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work alongside federal civilian agencies. Make an impact by providing services that help the government ensure the well being of U.S. citizens.

Job Description

GDIT's Military Health team is hiring a Medical Research Assistant to join our team in support of our client Navy Health Research Center.


  • Assist with subject recruitment, consenting and specimen collection.
  • Adhere to aseptic technique and safe handling regulations for biological specimens.
  • 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.


  • BS degree
  • Experience with patient communication
  • Experience collecting, testing, analyzing and archiving specimens
  • Understanding of Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) standards and regulations
  • Effective written and oral communication
  • Must be a US citizen with the ability to obtain a favorable Secret security clearance


  • Understanding of GLP Regulations – 21 CFR Part 58 (FDA) preferred
  • Experience with surveillance of operational infectious diseases is strongly preferred
  • Phlebotomy certificate preferred


  • 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
  • Professional development, education assistance, certification and training opportunities

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Travel Required: None
Salary and Benefit Information

The likely hourly rate for this position is between $15.20 - $22.80, this is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary; rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.
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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.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on customer site requirements.

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.