Research Technician II

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Healthcare / Life Sciences / Medical
Yes, 10% of the time
Day Job
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Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:
ADP2 / IT2

Leidos's Military & Veterans Health Solutions Group has a contingent opening for a Program Research Technician II to support the Naval Medical Research Unit in San Antonio, TX.  This position is contingent upon contract award.


·       Responsible for supporting laboratory based research applying the latest scientific knowledge towards the solution of a broad range of theoretical and practical problems in the areas of hemorrhage and resuscitation, immunomodulation, directed energy bioeffects, bioassay development, craniofacial, and infectious diseases.

·       Implements and maintains research files.

·       Recommends and implements changes to protocols and standard operating procedures.

·       Modifies and plans research experiments, procedures, and tests.

·       Coordinates the implementation of sponsored and PI initiated laboratory research studies, including maintenance of study records and activities associated with internal and external audits in coordination with the PI.

·       Assists in research design.

·       Assists with preparation for presentations and written published articles.

·       Sets up, operates, modifies and maintains laboratory equipment and apparatus.

·       Assists ordering and maintaining inventory of supplies.

·       Provides additional functions incidental to research activities.

·       Makes judgments concerning suitability of potential participants for research and/or clinical trials.

·       Develops and implements recruitment strategies, recommends changes to protocol, initiates and maintains regulatory requirements and oversees work of more entry level staff.

·       Report on status of activities.

·       Analyze data using scientific or statistical techniques.

·       Conducts and supports surgical procedure, operating room maintenance, animal disease prevention and health surveillance, appropriate animal housing, record keeping, ensuring specific pathogen free techniques.

·       Daily handle and restrain various small and large animal species.

·       Maintains traffic patterns, sterile equipment, pest control, quality assurance procedures and record keeping.

·       Conducts daily and weekly inspections or areas of responsibility to ensure compliance with standards.

·       Coordinates animal procurement and shipping procedures.

·       Coordinates animal research work activities between Research Scientist, animal care staff, and research laboratory technicians.



·       Education requirements are Associate’s degree with five years’ experience, or Bachelor’s degree plus three years’ experience, or Master’s degree.


US Citizenship required.  Must be able to obtain and maintain a government security clearance



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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