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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 04/02/18

Applications Due04/20/18

Vacancy ID50116

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleResearch Scientist 1, G18 (Analytical Chemistry) OR Research Scientist 2, G22 (Analytical Chemistry) - 61818

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $55494 to $86398 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8:30 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address Wadsworth Center, Biggs Laboratory

Empire State Plaza

City Albany


Zip Code12201

Minimum Qualifications G18 - Bachelor’s degree in chemistry or a related field and two years of professional post degree research experience in the appropriate field; or a Master’s degree in chemistry and one year of professional post degree research experience in the appropriate field.

G22 – Bachelor’s degree in chemistry or a related field and three years of professional post degree research experience in the appropriate field; or a Master’s degree in chemistry or a related field and two years of post-degree experience in the appropriate field; or a doctorate in the appropriate field.

Preferred Qualifications: An individual meeting or exceeding minimum qualifications with professional experience that includes the use of gas chromatography, liquid chromatography, and mass spectrometry in the analysis of organic compounds. Experience in quantitative trace analysis is desirable. For the G22 position, prior supervisory experience is also desirable.

Duties Description Perform quantitative analysis for organic compounds and trace contaminants in a variety of defferent sample types. These analyses may be for the determination of trace contaminants in medical marijuana products that are distributed throughout the state as authorized under the New York State Compassionate Care Act. The incumbent will be responsible for method validations, QA/QC, writing and reviewing of SOPs, analysis of proficiency test samples and other related duties.

Additional Comments Permanent, non-competitive, fulltime. Since exposure to potentially hazardous substances may be involved with this position, the selected candidate will be required to wear personal protective clothing and equipment, and may undergo pre-employment and/or periodic health evaluations and receive specific immunizations. In addition, dependent upon the initial assignment or subsequent reassignment of this position satisfactory background checks may also be required.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Human Resources Management Group - PM/RS1/2/61818

Telephone (518)-486-1812

Fax (518)-473-3395

Email Address


Street Empire State Plaza, Corning Tower

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237


Notes on ApplyingSubmit resume, preferably in PDF format, to Human Resources Management Group, PM/RS1/2/61818, Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York 12237-0012, or by email to, or by fax to (518) 473-3395 with the Reference Code PM/RS1/2/61818 included in the subject line. Resumes will be accepted until April 20, 2018.

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