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Parsons Corporation Research Technician III (CHRM) in San Antonio, Texas

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Job Description:

Research Technician III

San Antonio, TX

Parsons is seeking a Research Technician III to support Naval Medical Research Unit – San Antonio (NAMRU-SA) and its collaborating institutions in the conduct of research in Combat Casualty Care and Operational Medicine, Craniofacial Health and Restorative Medicine, and Directed Energy. NAMRU-SA’s mission is to improve survival, operational readiness, and safety of DoD personnel engaged in routine and expeditionary operations.

The Research Technician will be responsible for supporting laboratory-based research applying the latest scientific knowledge towards solutions for a broad range of theoretical and practical problems supporting the Craniofacial Health and Restorative Medicine Department. NAMRU-SA areas of study include hemorrhage and resuscitation, immunomodulation, directed energy bioeffects, bioassay development, craniofacial, and infectious diseases.


  • Assist Government personnel with the implementation of sponsored and PI initiated laboratory research studies, including maintenance of study records and activities associated with internal and external audits.

  • Implements and maintains research files.

  • Assists with research design. Modifies and plans research experiments, procedures, and tests.

  • Recommends changes to protocols and standard operating procedures.

  • Prepare and present status reports on research activities.

  • Assists with preparation for presentations and written published articles.

  • Sets up, operates, modifies and calibrates laboratory equipment and apparatus.

  • Assists the Government in ordering and assists the Government in maintaining inventory of supplies related to research under this task order.

  • Makes judgments concerning suitability of potential participants for research and/or clinical trials.

  • Analyze data using scientific and statistical techniques.

  • Conducts and supports surgical procedure, operating room maintenance, animal disease prevention and health surveillance, appropriate animal housing, record keeping, and monitoring specific pathogen free techniques; services shall not include inherently Governmental functions.

  • Maintains traffic patterns, sterile equipment, pest control, and record keeping.

  • Handle and restrain various small and large animal species.

  • Assists the Government in animal procurement and shipping procedures; services shall not include inherently Governmental functions.

  • Organizes animal research work activities between Research Scientist, animal care staff, and research laboratory technicians.


  • Associates degree with five years of experience, or Bachelor’s degree plus three years of experience, or Master’s degree in a related field.

  • Experience conducting research in Craniofacial Health and Restorative Medicine including biomaterials, epidemiology, environmental surveillance, and maxillofacial injury and disease.

  • Ability to use sound judgment in problem solving and excellent interpersonal and communications skills required.

  • Applicants selected for employment will be subject to a federal background investigation and must meet additional eligibility requirements for access to classified information or materials.


  • Preferred experience within a military/DoD research setting.

  • Knowledge of Combat Casualty Care and Operational Medicine including biomedical systems engineering and evaluation, cellular and immune based adjunct for casualty care, and expeditionary and trauma medicine.

  • Knowledge of Directed Energy including medical laser bioeffects, medical electromagnetic field (EMF) bioeffects, and medical modeling and simulation of directed energy bioeffects.

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

This position is part of our Federal Solutions team.

Our Federal Solutions segment delivers resources to our US government customers that ensure the success of missions around the globe. Our diverse, intelligent employees drive the state of the art as they provide services and solutions in the areas of defense, security, intelligence, infrastructure, and environmental. We promote a culture of excellence and close-knit teams that take pride in delivering, protecting, and sustaining our nation's most critical assets, from Earth to cyberspace. Throughout the company, our people are anticipating what’s next to deliver the solutions our customers need now.

We value our employees and want our employees to take care of their overall wellbeing, which is why we offer best-in-class benefits such as medical, dental, vision, paid time off, 401(k), life insurance, flexible work schedules, and holidays to fit your busy lifestyle!

The position may require a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief as required by customer requirements and some cases federal, state, provincial or local mandates.

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the workplace. Diversity is ingrained in who we are, how we do business, and is one of our company’s core values. Parsons equally employs representation at all job levels for minority, female, disabled, protected veteran and LGBTQ+.

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Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+.

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