Research Associate II/Public Affairs Officer

Updated: June 25, 2018
Job ID: 213277
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Location: San Antonio, TX, United States

Join the HJF Team!

The Henry M. Jackson Foundation (HJF) is looking for a Research Associate II/Public Affairs Officer 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.


  • Review and edit published documents for public release
  • 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:  

  • Experienced with Microsoft outlook, word, excel, power point, and publisher. 
  • General knowledge of medical and research terminology.
  • Ability to work independently
  • Must have interpersonal skills and have excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Must display careful attention to detail. 
  • Knowledgeable in processing Public Affairs processes
  • Able to review and edit published documents for public release

Minimum Education/Training Requirements:

  • Must have at least a Bachelor’s degree and 4-6 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.