Research Assistant III - Military veterans preferred

General Dynamics Information Technology (


  full-time   employee

Ft Sam Houston
United States

GDIT is seeking a Research Associate II in support of the Naval Medical Research Unit at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, Texas (NAMRU-SA). NAMRU-SA is a major research and development (R&D) center whose mission is to conduct gap driven combat casualty care, craniofacial, and directed energy research to improve survival, operational readiness, and safety of Department of Defense (DoD) personnel engaged in routine and expeditionary operations. Research areas include expeditionary and trauma medicine, cellular and immune based adjuncts for casualty care, directed energy and bio effects, 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. This position:

  • Assists Government with administrative tasks, including preparation and revision of Performance Work Statements (PWS), IACUC and IRB protocols, proposals, manuscripts, report and presentation editing and review.
  • Ability to coordinate the implementation of clinical research studies, including regulatory requirements, maintenance of study records and all activities associated with internal and external audits.
  • Assists Government in ordering and maintaining inventory of supplies related to research under contract.
  • Aids Government in drafting Performance Work Statements (PWS) for equipment and services related to research under contract.
  • Ensures IACUC/IRB requirements are followed.
  • Modifies and plan research experiment schedules, procedures, and tests.
  • Ability to research and collect data through complex laboratory/scientific experiments, techniques, and procedures, library research, or through other means for research projects.
  • Oversees the work of entry-level contract personnel.
  • Assists with preparation for presentations and written published articles.
  • Writes and edits material for publication and presentation.
  • Reports on status of research activities.
  • Oversees and instructs contract personnel on technical procedures, equipment operation, and laboratory maintenance.
  • Schedules and coordinates research activities.



Preferred - BS + 3 years related experience or MS.

For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs and provide mission support services worldwide. 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.