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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 02/20/24

Applications Due03/05/24

Vacancy ID151545

NY HELPNo

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleResearch Scientist 3 or Research Scientist 4 (Epidemiology) - 07283

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade27

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

Salary RangeFrom $90806 to $124107 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 10%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 8:30 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? Yes

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Onondaga

Street Address Division of Epidemiology, Bureau of Communicable Disease Control

NYSDOH CNYRO 217 S Salina Street

City Syracuse

StateNY

Zip Code13202

Minimum Qualifications G25 - Bachelor's degree in a Biology, Public Health, Epidemiology, Infection Control, Statistics/Biostatistics, Biomedical Science, Environmental Health, Environmental Science and four years of professional post-degree research experience in the appropriate field; or a Master's Degree and three years of such experience; or a doctorate in the appropriate field and one year of such experience.

G27 - Bachelor's degree in a Biology, Public Health, Epidemiology, Infection Control, Statistics/Biostatistics, Biomedical Science, Environmental Health, Environmental 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: Excellent organizational and written and oral communication skills, which includes both public speaking and preparation of written materials such as reports, abstracts, and publications. Research experience in communicable disease surveillance and outbreak response activities and/or infection control experience. Lead or co-author of scientific publications. Experience supervising professional level staff. Advanced knowledge of SAS, and experience using computer-based software packages, such as Epi Info, GIS, R-studio, Microsoft Access, Word, Excel, etc. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively work as part of a team and interact with individuals across all levels of an organization.

Duties Description The Research Scientist 3/4 will perform a broad range of essential epidemiological and research activities and provide essential subject matter expertise to respond to communicable disease prevention, control, and response activities in the Central New York area. The incumbent will play a key role in the surveillance and prevention of over 50 reportable communicable diseases and provide epidemiological consultation and technical guidance in the reporting, investigation, research, diagnosis, prevention and control of communicable diseases to a range of health care professionals including clinicians, local health department staff and state agency representatives.

Additional Comments 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

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Name Human Resources Management; NMH/RS3/RS4/7283

Telephone 518-486-1812

Fax 518-473-3395

Email Address resume@health.ny.gov

Address

Street Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza,

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237

 

Notes on ApplyingPlease submit your resume and cover letter as one (1) document, preferably in PDF format, by email to resume@health.ny.gov, with Reference NMH/RS3/RS4/7283 included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, NMH/RS3/RS4/7283, Rm 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12237-0012, or by fax to (518) 473-3395. Failure to include the required information may result in your resume not being considered for this position. Resumes will be accepted until March 5, 2024.

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