General Dynamics Information Technology Research Technician II (WRAIR) in Silver Spring, Maryland
Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR), in support of its biomedical research mission, has a requirement to support the Center for Military Psychiatry and Neurosciences (CMPNS) mission to conduct basic and applied research to develop evidence-based strategies to diagnose, prevent, and mitigate the effects of psychological demands, continuous operations, and brain trauma on the health and well-being of Service Members. The position outlined below is in support of the Brain Trauma Neuroprotection and Neurorestoration Branch.
Performs research activities and other tasks as necessary in a laboratory environment.
Records observations and measurements and reports results.
Responsible for cleaning, disinfecting, and maintaining cleanrooms and equipment.
Assists with receipt and inspection of raw materials, and ordering and stocking of materials and equipment.
Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Performs a variety of tasks.
Ability to operate research equipment requiring manual dexterity.
Ability to handle research animals, wear appropriate personal protective equipment, and work in a Biosafety Level (BSL) 1 laboratory.
Ability to utilize office automation equipment, including computers, photocopiers, telephones, and telefax machines.
Master's degree in Neuroscience, Neurobiology, Molecular Biology, Psychology or other related scientific field.
2-5 years of experience in the field or in a related area is required .
As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.