Research Assistant III

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Updated: December 20, 2017
Job ID: 213276
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Location: San Antonio, TX, United States

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The Henry M. Jackson Foundation (HJF) is looking for a Research Assistant III to support research and program objectives at the Naval Medical Research Unit ‐ San Antonio (NAMRU‐SA). HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to NAMRU-SA at Fort Sam Houston, TX.


  • Responsible for implementing and maintaining medical files, making judgments concerning suitability of potential participants for research and/or clinical trials, developing and implementing recruitment strategies, recommending changes to protocol, initiating and maintaining regulatory requirements and overseeing work of more entry level staff, including:
    • Report on status of activities; and
    • Analyze data using scientific or statistical techniques.


Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:  

  • 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.
  • Ability to develop and implement recruitment strategies.
  • Ability to research and collect data through complex laboratory/scientific experiments, techniques, and procedures; library research, structures interviews; or through other means for research projects.
  • Ability to develop, organize and maintain the study database.  Responsible for data validation and quality control.  

Minimum Education/Training Requirements:

  • Must have at least a Master’s Degree in a Science related field with at least five years of experience or a Bachelor Degree in a science related with at least twelve years of experience.  

The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine, Inc. (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, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.

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