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Research Assistant - Audiology


Administrative Assistant


Groton, Connecticut, United States


Looking for an opportunity to make an impact?

Unleash your potential at Leidos, where we deliver innovative solutions through the efforts of our diverse and talented people who are dedicated to our customer’s success. We empower our teams, contribute to our communities, and operate sustainably. Everything we do is built on a commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our people, and our community. Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide the way we do business.

If this sounds like an environment where you can thrive, keep reading!

Are you passionate about research studies and analyses? Leidos is seeking a Research Assistant in Audiology to join our team onboard Naval Submarine Base New London. (NSMRL) As a Research Assistant, you will play a crucial role in conducting research studies and research and investigate the effects of medical, psychological, and performance issues associated with the health and performance of naval personnel in operational and non-operational settings. The Research Assistant will be responsible for assisting in research studies and analyses in support of NSMRL’s hearing conservation program. If you're ready to take on this exciting and rewarding challenge, apply now and let's get started!

Your greatest work is ahead!

The Mission
Recognized as a Top 10 Health IT provider, the Leidos Health Group draws on decades of success to deliver a range of solutions and services designed to meet the healthcare challenges of today. From the research bench to the patient bedside, we are a company of scientists, engineers, and technologists delivering a broad range of impactful, customizable, and scalable solutions to hospitals and health systems, biomedical organizations, and every U.S. federal agency focused on health. Leidos works with customers across the continuum of care to improve clinical, operational, and financial outcomes with innovative solutions that advance the next generation of care. Our mission is to contribute to creating a healthier world. To explore and learn more, click here!

Are you ready to join a team dedicated to a mission? Begin your journey of a flourishing and meaningful career, share your resume with us today!

The Challenge:

  • Interact with and assist Principal Investigator (PI) at the NSMRL in all aspects of human and non-human subject experimental planning, data collection, and data analysis.

  • Planning, e.g., scientific protocol development and preparation and setup and testing of experimental equipment.

  • Develop scientific protocols for executing required human research.

  • Assist with audiology research using experimental apparatuses used to investigate hearing protection devices and communication systems.

  • Execute setup, testing, and troubleshooting of experimental equipment.

  • Execute all aspects of research subject recruiting and coordinate with subjects and other research personnel to ensure successful protocol execution.

  • Communicate with audiologists and hearing conservation researchers outside NSMRL to maintain awareness of technology developments, developments in the field, and explore opportunities for collaboration, etc.

  • Prepare and present reports, presentations, and other documents as directed.

  • Adhere to and implement scientific review board and institutional board review procedures.

  • Assist in the development and tracking of program budget and, when necessary, coordinate with acquisition personnel to ensure contracts are executed in a timely manner. Prepare travel and purchase requests with necessary support documentation.

  • Provide other research-related support as needed

What Sets You Apart:

  • Desire to seek a career in life sciences supporting military health sciences

  • Candidates must have completed a Bachelor's degree in a field related to hearing science (acoustics or hearing science related coursework).

  • Candidates must have documented evidence of research methods experience (Bachelors thesis or course work in research methods).

  • Candidates must demonstrate the ability to interact and effectively communicate both written and orally with a wide variety of people.

  • Demonstrate the ability to extend and apply the knowledge of research to the missions of the NSMRL Command and the Navy.

  • Ability to acquire, at a minimum, a SECRET classification access level. Preference will be given to a candidate who already has this clearance level, but current clearance is not required.

  • Due to Federal contract requirements, US citizenship is required.

  • Maintain a valid driver’s license and a safe driving record.

  • Work is to be primarily performed on a government installation. The normal work week is Monday through Friday 0800 to 1630.

  • Some offsite travel (~10%) may be required for data collection efforts, presentations, etc.

You Might Also Have:

  • Familiarity with HIPAA, PHI/PII compliance, etc.

  • Computer literacy, Microsoft Office proficiency and working knowledge of statistical software preferred.

  • Skills should include a foundational and theoretical understanding of general scientific principles.

  • Experience in a human subject research setting and experience in the US federal government system is highly desired.

  • ASHA certification is desired.

At Leidos, the opportunities are boundless. We challenge our staff with interesting assignments that provide them with an opportunity to thrive, professionally and personally. For us, helping you grow your career is good business. We’d like to learn more about you, apply today!

Original Posting Date:


While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $37,050.00 - $66,975.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.