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Bachelor’s degree in a Natural Science and five years of professional post-degree research experience in the appropriate field; or a Master’s Degree and four years of such experience; or a doctorate in the appropriate field and two years of such experience.
Preferred Qualifications: PhD research in the area of untargeted analysis and metabolomics, experience with high resolution mass spectrometry methods for the analysis of human specimens for omics, post doctoral training and experience in relevant area and quality of publications, experience procuring federal grant funding, and data analysis experience of untargeted metabolomics and other mass spectral data.
Under general supervision of a Research Scientist 6, the incumbent establishes, develops, supervises, researches, and manages the untargeted metabolomics research program and public health service related to that program using high resolution mass spectrometry in the Laboratory of Organic Analytical Chemistry (LOAC). Specific duties include:
1) Develop a nationally recognized, externally funded research program in the area of untargeted analysis and metabolomics using high resolution mass spectrometry including Orbitrap
2)Direct and support the ongoing scientific research, investigation and the analysis of human biological specimens and participate in relevant public health programs within DEHS
3) Direct Supervision of Staff
4) Participate in School of Public Health activities
Dependent upon the initial assignment or subsequent reassignment of this position satisfactory background checks may be required. Additionally, exposure to potentially hazardous substances may be involved with this position; the selected candidate may be required to wear personal protective clothing and equipment, and may undergo pre-employment and/or periodic health evaluations and receive specific immunizations.
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