Research Associate III

Updated: October 5, 2017
Job ID: 213293
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 Associate 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.


  • Assist with collection of supporting documentation for contract packages , IACUC/IRB protocols for projects performed under this contract, research proposals and protocols, manuscripts,  SOP’s, reports and presentation editing/review.  Assists in initiating and maintaining regulatory IACUC/IRB requirements.
  • Ability to develop and coordinate the implementation of clinical research studies, including regulatory requirements, maintenance of study records and all activities associated with internal and external audits.
  • Assist in preparation of purchase requests for animal procurement and coordination of shipping procedures.
  • Assist in preparation of purchase requests and assist with maintenance of inventory of supplies.
  • Modify and plan research experiment schedules, procedures, and tests.
  • Ability to develop, organize and maintain the study database. Responsible for data validation and quality control.
  • Writes and edits research material for publication and presentation.
  • Oversees the work of junior level contract personnel.
  • Assist PI in tracking and updating established project budgets.
  • Provide recommendations and support to contract and government personnel.
  • Provides recommendations to government personnel concerning laboratory scheduling.  Coordinates scheduling of contract personnel to effectively utilize laboratory space (may require use of an automated human resource information system).

Minimum Education/Training Requirements:

  • Master's degree in scientific discipline with a minimum of 4 to 6 years directly related research 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.