Research Assistant

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Updated: December 21, 2017
Job ID: 213201
Status: Part-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Location: Fort Belvoir, VA, United States

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HJF is seeking a Research Assistant to support the Neurology Department at the Fort Belvoir Community Hospital in Fort Belvoir, Virginia. Responsible for research and/or development in collaboration with others for projects.   Provides laboratory and technical support to senior technical and professional staff.


  1. Performs laboratory research projects, including collection and organization of data.  Makes detailed observations about experiments.
  2. Assists in the preparation of technical reports, summaries, and protocols.
  3. Maintains clear and accurate laboratory records, inventories and logbooks.
  4. Performs data entry for research projects and maintains databases.
  5. Maintains supplies in the laboratory and keeps the laboratory area clean.
  6. Provides basic data analysis and interpretation.
  7. Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:   Knowledge of standard laboratory techniques; ability to follow detailed instructions; good communication and analytical skills

Minimum Education/Training Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in a scientific discipline

Minimum Experience:  0 to 2 years’ experience

Physical Capabilities:  Long periods of standing and sitting; handling various chemicals

Work Environment:  Laboratory environment

HJF is an equal opportunity and 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 protected veteran status.

Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Director of Human Resources.