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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 09/14/23

Applications Due11/14/23

Vacancy ID139367

AgencyMental Health, Office of

TitleResearch Scientist 5, Nathan Kline Research Institute, Bioinformatics - Computer Biology P24509

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade31

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

Salary RangeFrom $123721 to $150612 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40


From 6 AM

To 6 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Rockland

Street Address Nathan Kline Research Institute

140 Old Orangeburg Road

City Orangeburg


Zip Code10962

Minimum Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Master’s Degree and five years if professional research experience in the appropriate field; or a doctorate in the appropriate field and three years such experience

Preferred Qualifications:
Other relevant experience would include:
• Ph.D. in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Computer Science, Biomedical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Genetics/Genomics or related field.
• Experience with ‘omics platform output.
• Experience with biological datasets and next generation sequencing data.
• Graphical output of data analysis for publication.
• Demonstrated experience designing computational methods and tools, including prior experience with algorithms relevant to computational biology, and skill and experience with statistical analysis.
• Outstanding programming skills in at least two of these languages on a Linux environment: Python, R, bash, Perl, Java, and C++.
• Excellent communication and organizational skills with ability to work to tight timelines, both independently and as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

Duties Description • Analyses of high throughput genomic, transcriptomic, epigenetic, proteomic, digital spatial, and other 'omics data in healthy and disease states.
• Analysis of multiscale single cell ‘omics data to perform multi tissue cellular de novo taxonomy in healthy and disease states.
• Develop and maintain genetic, genomic, and biological databases to annotate and interpret human genome data.
• Perform rigorous and reproducible data analyses along with graphics and spreadsheet output.
• Develop projects and work independently on a variety of data analysis projects.
• Learn and use bioinformatics tools for processing and analysis of large datasets.
• Identify and resolve technical issues and propose upgrades to current software.
• Develop and maintain bioinformatic pipelines for analyses of high throughput genomic, transcriptomic, epigenetic, proteomic, and other 'omics data in healthy and disease states

Additional Comments Background Investigation/Justice Center Review: Prospective appointees will be: 1) Checked against the Staff Exclusion List (SEL) maintained by the Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs. Prospective employees whose names appear on the SEL as having been found responsible for serious or repeated acts of abuse or neglect will be barred from appointment and may have their names removed from the eligible list(s) for the title(s) if applicable. 2) Investigated through a Criminal Background Check (CBC), which includes State and federal Criminal History Record Checks. All convictions must be reported; conviction of a felony or misdemeanor, or any falsified or omitted information on the prospective appointee’s employment application, may bar appointment or result in removal after appointment. Each case will be determined on its own merits, consistent with the applicable provisions of State and federal laws, rules, and regulations. Prospective employees will be fingerprinted to obtain a record of their criminal history information and may be required to pay any necessary fees. 3) Screened against the Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment (SCR). Prospective employees may be required to pay any necessary fees. Additionally, prospective employees whose names are indicated on the SCR may be barred from appointment.

Additional Comments:
Day Shift with the work hours to be determined.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Human Resources


Fax 845-398-5418

Email Address


Street Nathan Kline Institute

140 Old Orangeburg Road

City Orangeburg

State NY

Zip Code 10962


Notes on ApplyingPlease indicate the Title, Vacancy ID # and Location of the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email or fax. Please complete the Office of Mental Health Employment Application and submit it along with your other application materials via fax, mail or the Human Resources email address noted above

The Mission of the New York State Office of Mental Health is to promote the mental health of all New Yorkers, with a focus on providing hope and supporting recovery for adults with serious mental illness and children with serious emotional disturbances. Applicants with lived mental health experience are encouraged to apply. OMH is deeply committed to supporting underserved individuals, organizations, and communities. To this end, OMH is focused on implementing activities and initiatives to reduce disparities in access, quality, and treatment outcomes for underserved populations. A critical component of these efforts is ensuring OMH is a diverse and inclusive workplace where all employees' unique attributes and skills are valued and utilized to support the mission of the Agency. OMH is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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