Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 05/21/21
Applications Due: 11/05/21
Vacancy ID: 87176

Position Information

AgencyMental Health, Office of

TitleResearch Scientist 5,Nathan Kline Research Institute, P21349

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade31

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

Salary RangeFrom $110970 to $110970 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%


Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40


From 7 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No


County Rockland

Street Address Nathan Kline Research Institute

140 Old Orangeburg Road

City Orangeburg


Zip Code10962

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications Minimum: Master’s degree and five years of professional research experience in the appropriate field; or a doctorate in the appropriate field and three years of such experience.

Preferred Qualifications: Extensive experience in managing a Fluorescence Activated Cell Sorter (FACS) and experience in studies aimed to identify and sort extracellular vehicles.

Duties Description Specific responsibilities would include, but not be limited to:

• Scientific oversight and maintenance of the FACS facility.
• Maintain and safely operate the instrument.
• Manage safe and authorized use and training on the instrument.
• Maximize use by keeping a schedule table that will allocate necessary time for each investigator.
• Assure that only users with approval from institutional human subjects, animal welfare and biosafety committees, when applicable, will have access to the instrument.
• Assist investigators in preparation of samples for analysis by FACS.
• Interpret results and collaborate with investigators in preparing findings for publication.
• Train junior staff on relevant techniques.
• Assist other NKI investigators in the development of grant applications.

Additional Comments Background Investigation/Justice Center Review: Prospective appointees will be: 1) Checked against the Staff Exclusion List (SEL) maintained by the Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs. Prospective employees whose names appear on the SEL as having been found responsible for serious or repeated acts of abuse or neglect will be barred from appointment and may have their names removed from the eligible list(s) for the title(s) if applicable. 2) Investigated through a Criminal Background Check (CBC), which includes State and federal Criminal History Record Checks. All convictions must be reported; conviction of a felony or misdemeanor, or any falsified or omitted information on the prospective appointee’s employment application, may bar appointment or result in removal after appointment. Each case will be determined on its own merits, consistent with the applicable provisions of State and federal laws, rules, and regulations. Prospective employees will be fingerprinted to obtain a record of their criminal history information and may be required to pay any necessary fees. 3) Screened against the Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment (SCR). Prospective employees may be required to pay any necessary fees. Additionally, prospective employees whose names are indicated on the SCR may be barred from appointment.

Additional Comments:
Day Shift with the work hours to be determined.

Appointment to this position is contingent upon Division of Budget approval to fill.

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

Contact Information

Name Human Resources


Fax 845-398-5418

Email Address


Street Nathan Kline Research Institute

140 Old Orangeburg Road

City Orangeburg

State NY

Zip Code 10962


Notes on ApplyingPlease indicate the Title, Vacancy ID # and Location of the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email or fax. Please complete the Office of Mental Health Employment Application and submit it along with your other application materials via fax, mail or the Human Resources email address noted above.

The Mission of the New York State Office of Mental Health is to promote the mental health of all New Yorkers, with a focus on providing hope and supporting recovery for adults with serious mental illness and children with serious emotional disturbances. Applicants with lived mental health experience are encouraged to apply. The Office of Mental Health embraces diversity and promotes a workplace in which individual differences are recognized, appreciated, and respected. The New York State Office of Mental Health is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.