Job ID: 2200470
Location: ORIENT, NY, United States
Date Posted: Feb 8, 2022
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Schedule: Part-Time On Call
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Public Trust
Potential for Remote Work:
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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.
SAIC currently has a part-time opening for a specialized consultant to provide facility decontamination expertise and leadership as a Scientist Principal for the Plum Island Animal Disease Center (PIADC) under a contract with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Science & Technology (DHS S&T) Directorate. This position can be worked remotely nationwide, but will require around travel to Plum Island, NY. The successful candidate will consult in the design and execution of research projects for the development of validated decontamination methods for foreign animal diseases (FADs) in PIADC’s biocontainment laboratories, BSL-3Ag vivarium, equipment, and large building spaces. The primary FADs that have been used at PIADC are foot-and-mouth disease virus, African swine fever virus, and classical swine fever virus.
The main responsibilities of the successful candidate will be to work with DHS scientists and contractor scientists to:
This is a part-time on call role that is expected to work 340 hours / year. This position is worked hybrid on-site at Plum Island, NY as well as remote. Travel expenses for this position are covered.
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