Health Research, Inc.

Assistant Research Scientist

Location : Location US-NY-Albany
Posted Date 1 month ago(12/20/2022 11:30 AM)
Job ID
2022-6350
# of Openings
2
Department
Wadsworth Center
Position Type
Full Time
Grade
P14
Applications to be submitted by
2/27/2023
Minimum Salary
USD $48,603.00/Yr.
Maximum Salary
USD $48,603.00/Yr.
% Travel
None

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in a related field and one year of research experience. A Master’s degree in a related field may substitute for the one year of research experience.

 

Health Research, Inc.’s (HRI) mission is building a healthier future for New York State and beyond through the delivery of funding and program support to further public health and research programs. In support of our mission and our commitment to providing a safe workplace, we require employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless approved for a religious or medical exemption.

 

This position requires that the incumbent will report to the official work location and live within commuting distance to the official work location. Telecommuting may not be available. If telecommuting is available, the incumbent will be required to have a telephone/mobile device, and internet access.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in an analytical organic laboratory; experience with sample preparation and analysis of biological/clinical specimens for organic chemicals analysis; experience operating a LC-MS, GC-MS, automated SPE or other related technique.

Responsibilities

The Assistant Research Scientist will support the Wadsworth Center’s Division of Environmental Health Sciences large-scale biomonitoring studies, specifically by assisting to analyze clinical samples for (ultra-) trace levels of organic chemicals using techniques based on chromatography coupled with mass spectrometry (LC/GC-MS) and gas chromatography coupled with mass spectrometry (GC-MS). The incumbent will also maintain appropriate laboratory documentation, prepare quality control samples, process data, assist to prepare reports and standard operating procedures, and perform other appropriate related research duties.

 

The Wadsworth Center is New York State Department of Health’s research and public health laboratory. Within the Center’s Division of Environmental Health Sciences, one of the primary goals is to assess human exposure to toxic chemicals (e.g., heavy metals, PFAS, pesticides, PAHs) that are present in the air we breathe, the food we eat, and the water we drink.

Employee Benefits

Health Research, Inc. (HRI) offers a robust, comprehensive benefits package to eligible employees, including:

  • Health, dental and vision insurance - Several comprehensive health insurance plans to choose from;
  • Flexible benefit accounts - Medical, dependent care, adoption assistance, parking and transit;
  • Generous paid time off - Paid federal and state holidays, paid sick, vacation and personal leave;
  • Tuition support - Assistance is available for individuals pursuing educational or training opportunities;
  • Retirement Benefits - HRI is a participating employer in the New York State and Local Retirement System and offers optional enrollment in the New York State Deferred Compensation Plan. HRI provides a postretirement Health Benefits Plan for qualified retirees to use towards health insurance premiums and eligible medical expenses;
  • Employee Assistance Program - Provides educational and wellness programs, training, and 24/7 confidential services to assist employees, both personally and professionally;
  • And so much more!

Conditions of Employment

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

 

This position requires that the incumbent will report to the official work location and live within commuting distance to the official work location. Telecommuting may not be available. If telecommuting is available, the incumbent will be required to have a telephone/mobile device, and internet access.

 

Health Research, Inc.’s (HRI) mission is building a healthier future for New York State and beyond through the delivery of funding and program support to further public health and research programs. In support of our mission and our commitment to providing a safe workplace, we require employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless approved for a religious or medical exemption.

 

 

HRI participates in the E-Verify Program.  

 

HRI has a long-standing dedication to diversity, equity, and inclusion in our workforce. HRI is committed to the principle of non-discrimination in all phases of its employment procedures and practices.

 

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

 

www.healthresearch.org

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