Research Associate II in Ft Sam Houston at General Dynamics Information Technology

Date Posted: 9/17/2018

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Job Description

With more than 8,000 health experts, clinicians and advisors, General Dynamics Health Solutions’ personnel provide vital expertise and project management support to help organizations research, diagnose and treat varying healthcare issues to improve outcomes. Our program and project management professionals supply the necessary expertise and administrative support to keep pace with industry demands. Relying on our specialized scientists, technicians and providers, organizations gain the necessary clinical staff to meet organizational needs and advance medical research.  

General Dynamics IT is currently looking for a Research Technician II to support the Naval Medical Research Unit (NAMRU) at Ft. Sam Houston, San Antonio, Texas. NAMRU is a major research center conducting medical, craniofacial, directed energy, and biomedical research which focuses on ways to enhance the health, safety, performance, and operational readiness of Navy and Marine Corps personnel and addresses their emergent medical and oral/facial problems in routine and combat operations.

This positon will perform research and/or development laboratory tasks, tests and experiments.  

  • Evaluate the various effects and efficacy of antivenom
  • Screen phages using phage display technique
  • Generate and maintain SOPs
  • Participate in weekly lab meetings and present weekly report
  • Prepare purchase orders and SAP site report
  • Collaborate with engineers, biologists, analytical chemists, and veterinary science staff
  • Write and edit material for publication and presentation
  • Maintains record keeping system.
  • May provide guidance and training to less-experienced technicians.
  • Participates in special projects as required.

Job Requirements

  • Minimum 1 year of research experience; 3-5 years of related scientific experience
  • Knowledge of biochemistry, molecular biology, microbiology, and safety procedures
  • Experience with biochemical detection and quantification techniques including ELISA, enzyme assay, western blot and cytotoxicity test
  • US Citizenship is a prerequisite for this position per the contract requirements.
  • This position requires a favorable NACI investigation which is completed by the government after the offer letter has been executed.

For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs and provide mission support services worldwide. 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.




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