Administrative Project Support (Psychology)

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Leidos's Military & Veterans Health Solutions Group is currently looking for Administrative Project Support (Psychology) to support research studies and analyses to determine the biomedical response of humans to stressors identified in the special warfare, surface, undersea, diving, and submarine environments at the Naval Submarine Medical Research Laboratory (NSMRL) in Groton, CT.  


NSMRL conducts research and investigates the effects of medical, psychological, and performance issues associated with the health and performance of naval personnel in operational and non-operational settings. Research areas will include studies to evaluate multiple medical conditions affecting submarine qualifications; the studies will assess and enhance the psychological screening of prospective war-fighters and test and evaluation of attrition risk.



The ideal candidate shall:

·        Oversee the administration of a psychological screening program

·        Support the examination of psychological factors pertinent to submariners and other warfighters

·        Work with the psychological screening program manager to develop budgets against operational and research projects

·        Prepare technical reports and presentations summarizing results for operational work and research studies

·        Ensure quality of psychological screening program scoring

·        Maintain collaborative relationships with other NSMRL personnel to optimize resources and knowledge/skills

Brief leadership on the psychological screening program as requested/required. 


·        Candidates must have a HS diploma and 1-3 years of administrative support experience in an academic or professional research setting.

·        The candidate will be required to acquire, at a minimum, a SECRET classification access level.  Preference will be given to a candidate who already has this clearance level.

·        Due to Federal contract requirements, US citizenship is required.

·        Candidates must demonstrate the ability to interact and effectively communicate both written and orally with a wide variety of people.

·        Computer literacy, Microsoft Office proficiency and working knowledge of statistical software preferred.


Ideal Skills:

·        Preference will be given to candidates who have completed a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited US university, or international university of equivalent standard, in psychology or a related field.

·        Experience in a military scientific/medical research environment or with Navy Medicine terminology and/or resources is preferred.

·        Skills should include a foundational and theoretical understanding of general scientific principles.

·        Familiarity with the IRB process, HIPAA, PHI/PII compliance, etc. is highly desired.


Work Location:

·        Work is to be primarily performed on a government installation. The normal work week is Monday through Friday 0800 to 1630.

·        Some offsite travel (~10%) may be required for data collection efforts, presentations, etc.



Leidos Overview:
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.
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