Join the HJF Team!
HJF is seeking a Research Assistant II to support the Naval Medical Research Unit Dayton (NAMRU-D) located at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, OH. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to NAMRU-D. Responsibilities are to provide aeromedical laboratory support.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Detail-oriented, people person. Ability to talk to strangers and make them feel welcomed. Strong interpersonal skills. Experience with Microsoft Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. Demonstrates sound written and oral communication skills in English. Accurate and conscientious in following written and verbal instructions, is flexible, willing to learn new tasks, and work as part of a team. Ability to calibrate and operate a metabolic cart, measure resting and exercising blood pressure, perform a VO2 max test. Ability to perform literature reviews. Computer programming skills are highly desirable
Minimum Education/Training Requirements: Bachelor of Science in biological science, physiology, kinesiology, exercise science, physiology, physical education or movement science required. Master of Science degree preferred.
Minimum Experience: 4 - 6 years of experience to demonstrate the ability to perform the tasks described above gained through work or school, preferably in a research setting.
Physical Capabilities: Requires long periods of working in a laboratory setting and/or at a computer; may lift materials weighing no more than 30 lbs.
Work Environment: Office and laboratory environment.
Background: U.S. Citizenship required; eligibility to obtain and hold a Secret Security Clearance.
Employment with HJF is contingent upon successful completion of a background check, which may include, but is not limited to, contacting your professional references, verification of previous employment, addresses, education, and credentials, a criminal background check, drug screening, and a department of motor vehicle (DMV) check.
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.