Biomedical Life Scientist
The Leidos Civil Solutions Operation is seeking a Biomedical Life Scientist for our Life Sciences Division. This position will perform as a
productive member of a team that supports program management and research proposal funding processes for the Army in Frederick, MD. This is NOT a laboratory research position. This position requires a US citizen in order to obtain US DOD security clearance.
Candidate will apply scientific expertise to several Congressionally-directed, medical (predominately cancer-related)
research programs. The job entails, but is not limited to, the detailed analysis, integration, categorization, summarization,
and application of a broad spectrum of biomedical and health-related information and data in response to a diversity of
customer-generated requirements (e.g., response to inquiries from the Army, other government agencies and Congress,
and private sector). Responsiveness, as well as open and frequent coordination and discussion with a multidisciplinary
and goal-oriented group, are inherent elements of the day-to-day operations. Candidate must be capable of independent
action and initiative. Candidate will use expertise in one or more of the following areas: biochemistry, immunology, cell
biology, molecular biology, medicinal chemistry, clinical and experimental therapeutics, pharmacology, military operational
medicine, etc. This position is located in Frederick, Maryland. Some travel required.
•A Master's degree from an accredited college or university appropriate to research is required, with 1 - 2 years related
experience. A doctorate or equivalent degree in biomedical or life sciences with up to two years of related experience
•Excellent writing and verbal communication skills are required; technical writing experience is preferred.
•Training and experience in biological sciences, particularly cancer research, is essential.
•Candidate must be able to interact in a positive and competent manner with individuals at all levels of responsibility, and
willing to address a wide range of rapidly changing and divergent issues.
•Candidate must be capable of applying and integrating knowledge from multiple sources toward solving problems of a
•Candidate must be capable of working alone or with a technical team of
•Strong interpersonal skills including the ability to set and meet goals are necessary.
•Experience in MS Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) in a PC environment is essential.
•Organizing and implementing scientific meetings.
•Review, analysis, and evaluation of interdisciplinary scientific research programs
•Experience with database programs (e.g. Access).
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.