120 New Scotland Ave
Minimum Qualifications "Research Scientist 1 (G18): Bachelor's degree in the natural sciences and two years of post-degree professional research experience in an appropriate field, or a Master's degree in the appropriate field and one year of post-degree professional research experience in that field.
Research Scientist 2 (G22): Bachelor's degree in the natural sciences and three years of post-degree professional research experience in an appropriate field, or a Master's degree in the appropriate field and two years of such experience; or a doctorate in the appropriate field."
Preferred Qualifications: Clinical parasitology and next generation sequencing experience. Familiarity with bioinformatics, assay validation and molecular diagnostics including DNA extraction, real-time PCR, targeted next generation sequencing as well as microscopy, cloning and tissue culture.
Duties Description Under the direction of the Research Scientist 5, the incumbent will perform all aspects of clinical testing in parasitology testing, participate in proficiency testing, quality assurance and quality control, aid submitting laboratories and help maintain inventory. The incumbent will also design and validate new assays to improve the identification and characterization of parasitic organisms.
Additional Comments "We offer a work-life balance and a generous benefits package, worth 65% of salary, including:
• Holiday & Paid Time Off
• Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
• Pension from New York State Employees’ Retirement System
• Shift & Geographic pay differentials
• Affordable Health Care options
• Family dental and vision benefits at no additional cost
• NYS Deferred Compensation plan
• Access to NY 529 and NY ABLE College Savings Programs, and U.S. Savings Bonds
• And many more..."
"For new State employees appointed to graded positions, the annual salary is the hiring rate (beginning of the Salary Range) of the position. Promotion salaries are calculated by the NYS Office of the State Comptroller in accordance with NYS Civil Service Law, OSC Payroll rules and regulations and negotiated union contracts.
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Notes on Applying Please submit your resume and cover letter as one (1) document, preferably in PDF format, by email to email@example.com, with Reference NMH/RS1RS2/12613 included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, NMH/RS1RS2/12613, 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. Resumes will be accepted until October 6, 2023.