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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 02/01/24

Applications Due02/15/24

Vacancy ID149838

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleResearch Scientist 1 - 14125

Occupational CategoryI.T. Engineering, Sciences

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $63108 to $80248 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 5%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

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/David Axelrod Institute

120 New Scotland Ave

City Albany

StateNY

Zip Code12208

Minimum Qualifications Non-Competitive: 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.

Preferred Qualifications: Knowledge of genetics, experience in clinical testing at the bench level, excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Duties Description Under the direction of a Research Scientist 2, the Research Scientist 1 will screen babies using an immunoassay to detect an analyte in blood that identifies babies at increased risk for Duchenne muscular dystrophy. The laboratory is responsible for testing, reporting, data analysis, quality control and quality assurance in order to comply with NYS clinical laboratory requirements. Staff in the laboratory are responsible for accessioning approximately 1000 samples daily and preparing them for testing, performing testing and reporting results daily.

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.

The NYS Department of Health is committed to making New York a safer, healthier, and more equitable place to live. Understanding health equity, social determinants of health and health disparities is critical to accomplish our goal of eliminating health disparities. For more information on the NYS Department of Health’s Mission, Vision, Values and Strategic Plan, please visit: https://health.ny.gov/commissioner/index.htm

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Name Human Resources Management Group, MPP/RS1/14125

Telephone 518-486-1812

Fax 518-473-3395

Email Address resume@health.ny.gov

Address

Street Corning Tower, Empire State Plaza, Rm 2217

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237

 

Notes on ApplyingPlease submit your resume and cover letter as one (1) document, preferably in PDF format, by email to resume@health.ny.gov, with Reference MPP/RS1/14125 included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, MPP/RS1/14125, 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 February 15, 2024.

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