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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 05/11/22

Applications Due06/03/22

Vacancy ID104624

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleResearch Scientist 2 (Immunohematology) - 14445

Occupational CategoryI.T. Engineering, Sciences

Salary Grade22

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $75340 to $95392 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 10%

Workweek Other (see below)

"Other" Explanation Monday to Friday, occasional nights and weekends <br />

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8 AM

To 4 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address Wadsworth Center

Corning Tower, ESP

City Albany


Zip Code12237

Minimum Qualifications Non-Competitive: bachelor’s degree in the natural sciences and three years of post-degree professional research experience in an appropriate field.

Substitutions: master’s degree in an appropriate field may substitute for one year of experience, and Ph.D. in an appropriate field may substitute for an additional year of experience.

Preferred Qualifications: Licensed clinical laboratory technologist with work experience in clinical laboratory sciences with specialization in immunohematology. Experience performing the analysis of scientific data, preparing reports summarizing scientific findings, policies and procedures. A familiarity with regulatory oversight programs, blood bank operations and excellent written and communication skills. AABB/ASCP certification as a Specialist in Blood Bank Technology (SBB) preferred.

Duties Description The Research Scientist 2 will be part of a technically skilled team working in the Wadsworth Center’s Clinical Laboratory Evaluation Program. This program ensures that clinical laboratories and blood banks comply with all regulatory requirements. The incumbent will provide technical expertise in transfusion service, blood collection and immunohematology testing including the review of findings of blood bank surveys and plans of correction for deficiencies. The incumbent will also assist in the investigation of blood transfusion-related incidents, review application materials, review policies and procedures prepared by regulated facilities, prepare guidance documents and monitor compliance of facilities.

Additional Comments Monday to Friday, occasional nights and weekends

This position requires proof of vaccination from COVID-19

"Benefits of Working for NYS
Generous benefits package, worth 65% of salary, including:
Holiday & Paid Time Off
• Thirteen (13) paid holidays annually
• Up to Thirteen (13) days of paid vacation leave annually
• Up to Five (5) days of paid personal leave annually
• Up to Thirteen (13) days of paid sick leave annually for PEF/CSEA
• Up to Eight (8) days of paid sick leave annually for M/C
• Up to three (3) days of professional leave annually to participate in professional development

Health Care Benefits
• Eligible employees and dependents can pick from a variety of affordable health insurance programs
• Family dental and vision benefits at no additional cost

Additional Benefits
• New York State Employees’ Retirement System (ERS) Membership
• NYS Deferred Compensation
• Access to NY 529 and NY ABLE College Savings Programs, as well as U.S. Savings Bonds
• Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
• And many more.. "

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Name Human Resources Management Group, NMH/RS2/14445

Telephone 518 486-1812

Fax 518 473-3395

Email Address


Street RM 2217, Corning Tower, ESP

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237


Notes on ApplyingPlease submit your resume and cover letter, preferably in PDF format, by email to, with Reference NMH/RS2/14445 included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, NMH/RS2/14445, Rm 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12237-0012, or by fax to (518) 473-3395. Failure to include the required information may result in your resume not being considered for this position.

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