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Research Scientist 1 (Biology)

No Current Vacancies for Research Scientist 1

Applications are being accepted from the general public (including current and past state employees). You must meet the minimum qualifications.

Research Scientist 1 (Biology)
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Title Research Scientist 1 (Biology)
Location: City
DEC Region

$61,270 - $77,912 Effective 4/2022
Work Hours Days
Work Days Mon. - Fri.
Employment Type Permanent Budgeted Item
Appointment Type Non-Competitive
Jurisdictional Class Non-Competitive
Bargaining Unit/MC PS&T 05 (PEF)
Minimum Qualifications

Strictly adhered to based on
Civil Service requirements
Minimum qualifications: Candidates must have a Bachelor's Degree and two years of professional research experience in an appropriate scientific field (e.g., wildlife pathology, wildlife disease ecology/epidemiology, wildlife ecology, biological sciences, physiology, animal science, veterinary science or laboratory science); or a Master's Degree in the appropriate field and one year of such experience.

Preferred experience:
Previous experience with necropsy or human autopsy techniques and strong knowledge of native NY wildlife ecology and wildlife disease are desirable assets. The preferred specific skills and experience for this position include: knowledge and understanding of animal anatomy and physiology, sample collection techniques for virology, bacteriology, and histology and knowledge of common wildlife diseases. Preferred candidates will have experience with scientific research design and data collection, the ability to analyze data and make defensible decisions and recommendations, strong scientific writing skills, and the ability to review the work of others in a constructive manner.
Additional Comments
To Apply Qualified candidates should forward a resume and/or Employment Application which clearly indicates how the minimum qualifications are met and includes the Control Number. If you are applying for more than one posting, you must submit a separate resume or Employment Application for each control number. Send to:

Department of Environmental Conservation
625 Broadway
Albany, New York 12233-5060

Fax: (518) 402-9038


Additional Notes:

If you are on an eligible list for this title, please state that information and your score in a cover letter.

State Employees: If you wish to receive an acknowledgement that your application for this posting was received by the Bureau of Personnel and then receive information on the disposition of the position, please attach two self-addressed stamped envelopes (preferably inter-office or inter-agency) to the application. If you are applying for more than one position, you must include two envelopes for each position.

Some vacancies may be anticipated and may not result in an appointment. Application for any position listed may not result in an interview.