Research Scientist for Next Generation Sequencing and Bioinformatics Applications

Wadsworth Center
Job Location
Albany, NY
$75,243 or $83,493, depending on qualifications

Health, Dental, Vision, Pension, Deferred Comp

Job Description

The Wadsworth Center (Albany, NY) is seeking an outstanding scientist to join its Genomics and Bioinformatics core facilities. The successful applicant will participate in the implementation of next-generation sequencing and associated bioinformatics analyses in the research and public health programs of the center. Applications include pathogen identification and outbreak tracking, mapping drug-resistance determinants and development of novel genetic tests. In addition, there would be opportunities to participate in the various educational activities offered by the Wadsworth Center.


Ph.D. degree or equivalent and one to two years of relevant postdoctoral research experience preferred

About Our Organization

The Wadsworth Center ( is the country’s most comprehensive state public health laboratory with a staff of about 750. The Center provides a dynamic research environment focused on infectious, genetic and environmental diseases and their impact on human health. Through its initiative for Public Health Genomics the Center will bring NGS and other advanced molecular technologies to public health testing, diagnosis, and research, further develop these technologies to address new and emerging challenges, and become a regional center of excellence for NGS in the area of public health genomics.

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