Sleep Laboratory Manager
Company: General Dynamics Information Technology
Location: Silver Spring
Posted on: June 16, 2022
Type of Requisition:RegularClearance Level Must Currently
Possess:NoneClearance Level Must Be Able to
Obtain:NoneSuitability:No Suitability RequiredPublic Trust/Other
Required:Job Family:LaboratoryJob Description:The Walter Reed Army
Institute of Research (WRAIR) aims to conduct biomedical research
that is responsive to Department of Defense (DOD) and US Army
requirements and delivers life-saving products including knowledge,
technology and medical material that sustain the combat
effectiveness of the Warfighter. Our team is seeking technical
expertise to provide support to WRAIR's Center for Military
Psychiatry and Neuroscience Research (CMPN) CMPN is a translational
and expeditionary effort -to identify and eliminate brain health
threats to Soldiers. CMPN investigates and manipulates the
relationship between sleep and performance, performs behavioral
health assessments to inform unit Commanders on Soldier behavioral
health needs, and develops and implements resilience trainings. On
a parallel track are efforts to identify and treat traumatic brain
injury as well as understand the impact -of repeated blast
exposure.Specifically, our team is seeking a Sleep Laboratory
Manager to support the Behavioral Biology Branch within CMPN. The
Behavioral Biology Branch aims to develop knowledge products and
materiel solutions to enhance Soldier alertness, decision-making,
and performance in the context of degraded sleep quantity and
quality across the spectrum of Army operations.Responsibilities
- Develop and maintain Standard Operating Procedures for data
collection, and ensure that all study data are collected, recorded,
documented, and archived in compliance with Good Clinical Practices
and pertinent government rules, regulations, and policies.
- Administer psychological and performance measures to subjects
as specified in protocols.
- Maintain an appropriate, professional demeanor in all
interactions with human research participants and research
- Oversee recruitment and screening of volunteers for human
- Assist in Subject recruitment physicals, including
administration of standardized psychological evaluations.
- Responsible for a number of sleep studies to include, pre-site
visit preparations, as well as site visit responsibilities and
travel/overnight stays for up to studies (5) studies.
- Conduct site visits as dictated by the monitoring plan,
focusing on: subject entry criteria, informed consent process, and
verification of data accuracy and protocol/study compliance.
- Communicate with site Investigator/coordinator any issues,
including adverse effects, that require
- Assumes lead role in various research and development
- Proposes, plans, organizes and executes experiments and
- Utilizes established mathematical and scientific techniques to
compile and analyze data.
- Summarizes findings in reports and communicates results.
- Interacts with other scientists within and outside of the
- Requires a BS, RN, or BSN degree or equivalent and a minimum of
5 years of experience in the field or in a related area.
- Knowledge of/experience with FDA regulations, rules, and
policies affecting conduct, record-keeping, and monitoring of human
protocols involving investigational new drugs.
- Ability to teach these practices to others (students, enlisted
soldiers, etc.) as appropriate, and to monitor study data
collection procedures to ensure uniformly high levels of compliance
with FDA-required practices throughout all phases of the study:
preparation, conduct, analysis, and archiving of clinical
- Oversee technical and logistical aspects of the conduct of
human research in the fields of: sleep, sleep deprivation,
electroencephalography, psychophysiology, and others-and aids in
the statistical analyses, presentation, and publication of
resulting data sets - to include assisting in the preparation of
any progress and/or final reports to the FDA and/or commercial
(e.g., pharmaceutical industry) sponsors of IND research.
- Knowledge of ICH/GCP and FDA/CFR guidelines for pharmacological
agents used in human use research or past related experience
showing the ability to master similar skills is a critical
requirement.Scheduled Weekly Hours:40Travel
Required:NoneTelecommuting Options:HybridWork Location:USA MD
Silver SpringAdditional Work Locations:COVID-19 Vaccination: GDIT
does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To
protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with
customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in
certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal
contractor mandate and customer site requirements.We are GDIT. The
people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and
intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the
expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We
transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and
innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow
is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the
lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology
transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the
job done.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/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 veteran status, or
any other protected class.
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