Job ID: 217288
Location: ORIENT, NY, United States
Date Posted: May 24, 2021
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Research Scientist
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Public Trust
Potential for Remote Work: No
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SAIC currently has an opening for an Research Scientist Associate in Orient, NY to provide decontamination expertise for PIADC under a contract with the DHS S&T Directorate. Join SAIC’s OneSETA Team to provide our government customer with Systems Engineering & Technical Assistance (SETA) support. SETA services range from providing administrative assistance to providing expert technical assistance on national efforts that will contribute to maintaining and expanding the capabilities of homeland security.
In the laboratory, the candidate will work with foot-and-mouth disease virus and African swine fever virus, and research may include work with other animal viruses such as classical swine fever virus, and potentially other pathogenic and nonpathogenic microorganisms.
One of the main responsibilities of the successful candidate will be to work with the lead DHS scientist to design, lead, and execute research projects for the development of validated decontamination methods for FADs in a biocontainment laboratory, in animal rooms, and in large building spaces. This includes:
Laboratory work will include but is not limited to:
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