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Research Scientist I in Ft Sam Houston at General Dynamics Information Technology

Date Posted: 2/5/2019

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Job Description

GDIT is seeking a Research Scientist I in support of the Naval Medical Research Unit at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, Texas (NAMRU-SA). NAMRU-SA is a major research and development (R&D) center conducting medical, dental and directed energy 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 problems in routine and combat operations. This role will provide support to NAMRU-SA and its collaborating institutions in the conduct of one of the following research areas: expeditionary and trauma medicine, cellular and immune based adjuncts for casualty care, directed energy and bioeffects, systems engineering and evaluation, epidemiology and biostatistics, environmental surveillance and biomaterials, and maxillofacial injury and disease in consonance with the mission of the Combat Casualty Care and Operational Medicine and Craniofacial Health and Restorative Medicine directorates at the NAMRU-SA. Responsibilities include:

    1. Develops and conducts protocol-driven scientific research addressing various aspects of military medicine, including, but not limited to: hemorrhage and resuscitation, immunomodulation, biomedical systems, bioassay development, craniofacial, infectious diseases and directed energy bioeffects.
    2. Provides support in writing protocol-driven research proposals, animal use protocols, human use protocols, technical reports, final reports, and peer-reviewed manuscripts.
    3. Evaluates data sets (provided by the Government and collected by the Contractor).
    4. Develops various presentation materials, and presents findings at technical and professional meetings.
    5. Prepares experimental subjects, set up experimental equipment, and aid in training and development of experimental subjects for experimental procedures in accordance with approved animal or human use protocols.
    6. Provides support in development of establishment of in vivo and in vitro model systems, data acquisition, and data analysis.
    7. Serves as an advisor to contract personnel.
    8. Performs surgical procedures on animal models for both survival and non-survival.

Job Requirements

0-2 years of related experience in scientific research.

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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