Overpressure Field Study for Theoretical and Applied Research Specialist (WRAIR)

7 days left

Location
Silver Spring, MD
Posted
Jan 12, 2017
Closes
Jun 03, 2017
Function
Analyst, Research
Industry
Research
Hours
Full Time
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 Behavioral Biology Branch.

Responsibilities:

    Must demonstrate the ability to operate research equipment requiring manual dexterity; ability to see small print on a computer monitor; ability to speak clearly; ability to hear.
    Light lifting and moving of equipment may be required.
    Must be capable of moving about and standing for long periods of time during study work shifts.
    Works primarily in a research setting.
    May handle biological materials and will operate lab equipment.
    Exposure to bloodborne pathogens, chemical fumes, and other hazardous agents as necessary.
    Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite programs (e.g., Word, proficiency on at least 1 computer-based statistical package)
    Ability to collect and process research data
    Knowledge and ability to create computer database files for the purpose of analyses and archiving
    Ability to oversee multiple tasks simultaneously
    Must be able to develop excellent and professional rapport with research volunteers, research assistants, and other staff members.
Education Bachelor's degree in a technical field or 24 months of experience in a technical field research laboratory.

 

Qualifications Must possess a CPR (BLS) certification.

 

 

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