Join the HJF Team!
HJF is seeking a Research Associate to support the Blast Neurotrauma Program within the NeuroTrauma Department located at the Naval Medical Research Center in Silver Spring, Maryland. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to the Neuro Trauma Department.
The incumbent will be responsible for research and/or development in collaboration with other scientific and technical staff. The main focus of this position is data analysis from current and previous studies. This person will exercise technical discretion in the design, execution and interpretation of experiments that contribute to project strategies.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Knowledge of complex laboratory procedures; ability to meet deadlines of projects; good communication and analytical skills
Minimum Education/Training Requirements: Newly graduated Master's level degree in scientific discipline preferred. Proficiency with SPSS syntax, and R/R studio necessary.
Minimum Experience: 0 to 2 years of directly related research experience
Physical Capabilities: Requires long periods of sitting and standing; handling of various chemicals
Work Environment: Laboratory environment
Background: Eligibility to obtain a Common Access Card (CAC); eligibility to obtain and hold a Public Trust background.
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 Chief Human Resources Officer.