Leidos is seeking a Research Assistant I to support intramural human use research at the Naval Medical Research Unit Dayton, OH, specifically focused on Human Factors, Kinesiology, Exercise Physiology, Exercise Science, Biomechanics, and Physiology. This research supports the performance, resilience, and wellness of service members to optimizing warfighter performance in the most trying environments.
Assist with research process across the project's lifecycle, including but not limited to reviewing literature, performing pilot testing, preparing research protocols, developing experimental procedures, screening and scheduling participants, and collecting, managing, and analyzing data
Provide planning and research support to various research projects
Developing standard operating procedures for laboratory instrumentation and equipment
Clean and maintain instrumentation, equipment, and laboratories
Assist with development of presentations and publications including literature searches and preparing bibliographies
Monitor supply inventory and replenish stocks through established Command supply procedures
Maintain laboratory instrumentation, equipment, and spaces
BA/BS with 1+ years of relevant experience. Degrees in kinesiology/physiology umbrella preferred (Kinesiology, Exercise Physiology, Exercise Science, Biomechanics, and Physiology). May Consider other STEM degrees which provide a good foundation for research, such as Human Factors, Biology, Psychology, or Mathematics
Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret Clearance
US Citizenship is required due to clearance requirements
Experience in a military or medical research environment is highly desired
Experience with human subject research
Familiarity with physiology and engineering,
Familiarity with motion capture, surface EMG, force plate, inertial measurement unit, near infrared spectroscopy, or other biomechanics/ergonomics/human performance systems is preferred but not required
Pay Range $37,050.00 - $57,000.00 - $76,950.00
The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.
Backup child care
Unconscious bias training
Remote work policy
Part time policy
Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 40,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $12.30 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2021.