Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 12/02/21
Applications Due: 01/03/22
Vacancy ID: 95107

Position Information

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleResearch Scientist 1 (Analytical Chemistry) - 12609

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $56604 to $71980 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 5%


Workweek Mon-Fri

"Other" Explanation Hours may vary during budget or other high priority times.<br /> <br />

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8 AM

To 4 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 Code12237

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications "Non-Competitive: bachelor’s degree and two years of professional research experience in an appropriate field.
Substitution: master’s degree in an appropriate field may substitute for one year of the experience."

Preferred Qualifications:

Two years of experience performing routine inorganic laboratory analyses in a regulatory environment. Experience with quality assurance (QA) documentation pertinent to inorganic analyses, and the on-going upkeep of documentation in preparation for external audits from regulatory bodies. Two years of hands-on experience with inorganic instrumental analysis techniques, specifically ion chromatography, ICP-MS, or ICP-MS/MS for environmental, food, or clinical samples. Ability to maintain and troubleshoot inorganic analytical instrumentation. Ability to work independently as well as excellent written and verbal communications skills, including assisting in the preparation of manuscripts for peer-reviewed publication and/or conference presentations.

Duties Description "The incumbent in this position is responsible for support activities within the Laboratory of Inorganic and Nuclear Chemistry. Specific duties include performing analyses for inorganic contaminants using EPA approved methods, including disinfectant byproducts and other contaminants using ion chromatography, ICP-MS, and other methodologies. This employee will also ensure that all analyses are performed according to the prescribed methods and that the analyses are completed and reported in a timely manner, prepare documentation, revise standard operating procedures (SOPs) as necessary, perform routine laboratory procedures such as maintaining instruments and laboratory readiness, and may participate in research projects appropriate for Wadsworth’s public health priorities as assigned by the supervisor.

Additional Comments Permanent, non-competitive, full-time. Since exposure to potentially hazardous substances may be involved with this position, candidates who accept appointment may be required to wear personal protective equipment, undergo pre-employment and/or periodic health evaluation, and receive specific immunizations. In addition, dependent upon the initial assignment or subsequent re-assignment, background checks may also be required.

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

Contact Information

Name Human Resources Management Group, LK/RS1/12609

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 ApplyingSubmit resume and cover letter to, or by fax to (518) 473-3395 with Reference Code LK/RS1/12609 included in the subject line of your email or fax, or by regular mail to Human Resources Management Group, LK/RS1/12609, Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York 12237-0012. Failure to include the required Reference Code may result in the delay of processing your application. Until Filled