Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in a related field and two years of research experience in the appropriate field, or a Master’s degree in a related field and one year of research experience or a Doctorate degree in a related field. 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
A Ph.D. in Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, or a closely related field. Hands-on experience and in-depth knowledge of the operation of liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry (LC/MS/MS) instrumentation. Experience as a lab scientist working within a CLIA-regulated laboratory performing high complexity testing, reporting patient test results, writing CLIA-compliant SOPs, preparing for CLIA-audits and inspections, and other activities related to the clinical quality management system. Experience with project coordination and outreach to providers/stakeholders/etc.
The Research Scientist I will contribute to the perfluorinated compounds (PFAS) biomonitoring lab to expand analytical methodology. The incumbent will monitor and coordinate the day-to-day analysis and development of an emerging PFAS method in serum by LC/MS/MS; perform QA/QC activities and lab maintenance; assist with project coordination; and perform other appropriate related duties. The position is supported by the New York State Public Health Corps Fellowship Program. Successful completion of the Public Health Essentials certificate program will be required. This is a grant funded position, expected to last approximately one year.
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!

Please visit HRI’s web site at (preferred method):  https://careers-healthresearch.icims.com/jobs/ or mail resume to: Health Research, Inc., 150 Broadway – Suite 280, Menands, NY 12204-2719. Please include reference code 2022-5805 on envelope.

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


About Health Research, Inc.

Health Research, Inc. (HRI) contributes to the health and well-being of the people of New York State by complementing and enabling the strategic public health goals of the New York State Department of Health (DOH), Roswell Park Cancer Institute Corporation (RPCIC), and other health-related entities.

HRI provides best-in-class resource administration for stakeholders and programs related to the work and priorities of the Department of Health and its other partners. HRI does this through the provision of knowledge, expertise, funding guidance, and fiduciary oversight of sponsored program funding for public health and research programs in concert with community partnerships.