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San Antonio, Texas

Req #: R111879


  • US - TX, San Antonio

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:


Job Description:

Research Technician II

Naval Medical Research Unit – San Antonio

Parsons is seeking a Research Technician II to provide support to NAMRU-SA and its collaborating institutions in the conduct 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.


  • Implements and maintains research files.

  • Recommends changes to protocols and standard operating procedures for research under contract and for review by the Government.

  • Modifies and plan 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 with preparation for presentations and written published articles.

  • Sets up, operates, modifies and calibrates laboratory equipment and apparatus in accordance with protocols and research SOPs.

  • Assists ordering and maintaining inventory of supplies related to research under contract.

  • Provides additional functions incidental to research activities.

  • Oversees the work of more junior contract personnel.

  • Conducts and supports surgical procedure, operating room maintenance, animal disease prevention and health surveillance, appropriate animal housing, record keeping for contract personnel, and ensuring specific pathogen free techniques; services shall not include inherently Governmental functions.

  • Handle and restrain (daily) various small and large animal species.

  • Maintains traffic patterns, sterile equipment, pest control, and record keeping.

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

  • Aids the Government in coordinating animal procurement and shipping procedures; services shall not include inherently Governmental functions.

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


Associate’s degree with three (3) years’ experience, or Bachelor’s degree.

Experience with small and large animal handling preferred.

Must be able to obtain, maintain and/or currently possess a security clearance.

San Antonio, Texas

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Founded in 1944, Parsons, an engineering, construction, technical, and management services firm with revenues of $2.7 billion in 2011, is 100% owned by the Employee Stock Ownership Trust. We conquer the toughest logistical challenges and deliver design/design-build, program/construction management, and other professional services packaged in innovative alternative delivery methods to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide. Parsons is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on transportation, environmental/infrastructure, and defense/security.

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