**Type of Requisition:** Regular
**Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:** None
**Public Trust/Other Required:** NACI (T1)
**Job Family:** Scientists
GDIT is seeking a Structural Biology Scientist II in support of
the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR) Bacterial
Diseases Branch, in the Wound Infections Department (WID). The
mission of this department is to defeat combat related wound
infections and research efforts are focused delivering novel
solutions as prophylactics and/or treatments for combating
Multidrug-resistant (MDR) infections.
_Duties include, but not limited to:_
+ Serve as an assistant investigator with scientific and
technical skills for the research and development of novel medical
countermeasures against wound infections.
+ Serve as the technical expert in microbial physiology,
pathogenesis, and related virulence factors.
+ Serve as technical expert in the expression and purification
of bacterial and host proteins.
+ Serve as technical expert in the determination of the
molecular structure of bacterial and host proteins by X-ray
crystallography or other methods.
+ Serve as the technical expert in the evaluation of
structure-function relationships involving bacterial, host, and
small- or large-molecule countermeasures
+ Draft research protocols and grant proposals for scientific
review and conduct the approved research.
+ Observe, instruct, and validate technician performance.
+ Keep accurate and complete records of research done in
accordance with contract requirements to include modifications.
+ Submit reports and data summaries as requested and prepare
research results for presentation and publication in the scientific
+ Comply with occupational health and safety standards and other
applicable regulations and guidelines which may include medical
+ Attend and participate in seminars, scientific conferences,
+ Report to the Alternative Bacterial Disease Branch collateral
duty officer in accordance with the Safety Office and other
+ Ph.D. in Structural Biology, Microbiology, Immunology,
Molecular Biology, Biochemistry or related scientific field.
+ Experience beyond Ph.D. with previous experience in structural
biology is required.
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.