GDIT is seeking a Research Scientist II to support WRAIR's Entomology Branch. The contractor will Serve as a Senior Research Scientist in the Entomology, Vector Control Branch. Work involves basic and applied research in support of the U.S. Military Entomology Research Program. The contractor will be expected to exhibit and maintain effective technical knowledge, skills and abilities in the following areas: vector biology and ecology, vector control, vector-borne disease epidemiology, vector surveillance. serve as Principal Investigator or actively participating co-investigator on at least one active protocol. Serve as a technical advisor to the Department Chief, Vector Control & Surveillance. The contractor shall successfully submit proposals and Grants to compete for external funding opportunities (MIDRP, DHP, GIES), developing and validating research protocols, conducting research in both the laboratory and field setting, supporting mission relevant studies through collaborative projects with both intramural and extramural investigators collectively titled Proposal Status Reports.
Additional tasks include:
PhD in entomology, microbiology, parasitology or related fields with a working knowledge of managing a laboratory/department to include procuring funding, allocating resources, managing multiple projects, planning /executing experiments and managing personnel
8-10 years of related experience in scientific research, analysis and/or engineering.
Familiarity with cultivation and production of human, simian, and rodent parasites or experience in malaria research programs.
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