San Antonio, Texas

Responsibilities for this Position
Location: USA TX Lackland AFB - Lackland AFB (TXC010)
Full Part/Time: Full time
Job Req: RQ103043

Type of Requisition:
Regular

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:
None

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:
None

Public Trust/Other Required:
NACLC (T3)

Job Family:
Scientists

Job Description:

GDIT's Military Health Team is hiring a Research Scientist in support of the 59th Medical Wing (59MDW) Science & Technology Office located at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, TX.

The 59th MDW advises and conducts clinical and translational research on matters pertaining to the medical aspects of the Air Expeditionary Force and the health of Air Force (AF) personnel and beneficiaries. In order to support the required research, ST offices conduct translational research in the areas of emergency medical care, combat casualty care, force health protection, restorative medicine, clinical and rehabilitative medicine and specialty centers.

Learn More about the mission HERE

Aims of this study are:
  • Modify existing nanoparticle technologies to allow for targeted delivery of EGCG.
  • Determine if the hemostatic nanoparticle system controls traumatic hemorrhage using established swine animal models.
  • Examine the efficacy of hemostatic EGCG nanoparticles as antimicrobial agents to protect against infectious complications after injury in military-relevant swine wound infectionmodels.

What You'll Be Doing:
  • Develops, leads and conducts protocol-driven scientific research addressing various aspects of military medicine.
  • Provide support in writing protocol-driven research proposals, preclinical and clinical protocols, technical reports, final reports, and peer-reviewed manuscripts.
  • Evaluate data sets (provided by the government and collected by the contractor).
  • Develop presentation materials, research Standard Operating Procedures, and present findingsat technical and professional meetings.
  • Prepare experimental subjects, set-up experimental equipment, and aid in training and development of experimental subjects for experimental procedures in accordance withapproved animal or human use protocols.
  • Provide support in development of establishment of in vivo and in vitro model systems, data acquisition, and data analysis.
  • Oversee personnel associated with the projects and manage data.
  • Perform surgical procedures on animal models for both survival and non-survival.

What You'll Need (required):
  • PhD degree in Biological Sciences or a closely related field.
  • 2+ years of related experience.
  • Experience conducting large animal surgeries (swine).
  • Proven expertise in working with biological specimens and animal tissue.
  • 2 + years of experience leading and/or supervising laboratory personnel andactivities.
  • Operational knowledge of advanced lab equipment.
  • Working knowledge of computing equipment to include physiological data acquisition andanalysis.
  • Intermediate+ experience with Microsoft Office applications including: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, SharePoint.

What Would Be Even Better (preferred):
  • AALAS accreditation training.
  • Current CITI training.

What GDIT Can Offer You:
  • Challenging work that makes a real impact on the world around you
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • 401K with company match
  • Diverse, highly collaborative teams

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Scheduled Weekly Hours:
40

Travel Required:
None

Telecommuting Options:
Telecommuting Not Allowed

Work Location:
USA TX Lackland AFB

Additional Work Locations:

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

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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San Antonio, Texas

General Dynamics is a global aerospace and defense company.

Our portfolio spans the realm of the world's most technologically advanced business jets, wheeled combat vehicles, command and control systems and nuclear submarines. We offer these through our five business groups: Aerospace, Combat Systems, Information Technology, Mission Systems and Marine Systems.

General Dynamics employs thousands of people across the globe, with locations in more than 45 countries. We rely on the skills of our employees and their knowledge of customer requirements to deliver best-in-class products and services.

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General Dynamics is seeking military veterans and military spouses across the country who bring a deeply rooted skillset that includes team-oriented approaches to problem-solving, demonstrations of leadership and an overall commitment to the mission of the organization.  We recognize the knowledge and skills gained during your military experience are invaluable to the success of a team. We’re proud of the thousands of veterans and military professionals who have chosen to apply their leadership, teamwork and problem-solving skills to a career at General Dynamics and to continue supporting the mission of those serving today.

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