Health Research, Inc.

  • Research Scientist I

    Job Location US-NY-Albany
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/1/2018 10:55 AM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Wadsworth Center - Division of Environmental Health Sciences
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Applications to be submitted by
    Salary Min
    USD $56,326.00/Yr.
    % Travel
  • Minimum Qualifications

    Bachelor's degree in a related field and two years of research experience; OR a Master's degree in the appropriate field and one year of research experience.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Experience in environmental microbiology and molecular biology.  Experience with real time PCR and quality control standards.  Excellent communication and organizational skills.


    The Research Scientist I will assist in performing, analyzing and documenting results of traditional and molecular-based assays for detecting Legionella in environmental samples.  The primary job function will be to develop an assay that can rapidly provide information on the viability of Legionella in samples from cooling towers and premise plumbing in residential facilities and to compare these results with those of traditional culture-based assays.  The Research Scientist I will also assist in programmatic functions, including ordering and tracking of materials and supplies and performing routine quality assurance/quality control procedures. Other related duties as assigned.

    Conditions of Employment

    Grant funded position. Compliance with funding requirements such as time and effort reporting, grant deliverables, and contract deliverables, is required.  


    HRI participates in the E-Verify Program.  


    Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Qualified Individuals with Disabilities/Qualified Protected Veterans



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