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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 06/01/18

Applications Due06/18/18

Vacancy ID53844

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleResearch Scientist 2 (Epidemiology) - 24737

Occupational CategoryI.T. Engineering, Sciences

Salary Grade22

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

Salary RangeFrom $69603 to $88124 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 10%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8:30 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address Division of Family Health, Bureau of Early Intervention (BEI)

Corning Tower, Empire State Plaza

City Albany


Zip Code12237

Minimum Qualifications Bachelor’s degree in public health, epidemiology, biology, mathematics, statistics, biostatistics, social sciences, or a related field and three years of professional post-degree research experience in that field; or, a Master’s degree in one of the above fields and two years of such experience; or a Doctorate in one of the above fields.
Experience in the management and analysis of large primary and secondary administrative data, and reporting data analysis and research results to technical and non-technical audiences. Excellent organizational skills, strong interpersonal skills and competencies in teamwork and collaborative research with analytical, critical thinking and scientific writing skills. High level of proficiency in SAS programming (especially joining and analyzing large Oracle tables), SQL programming, Access, Excel, PowerPoint and Microsoft Word. Experience with Geographical Information System (GIS) software. Proficient with MS Office, familiar with Outlook and SharePoint.

Duties Description The Research Scientist 2 (RS2) will serve in the Data and Program Evaluation Unit in the Bureau of Early Intervention, and will be responsible for developing research questions, implementing quantitative analyses of data, and preparing reports of findings in papers and presentations for stakeholders. The Research Scientist 2 will assist with the preparation of these articles, as well as to assist with the preparation and presentation of the information for professional conferences. The Research Scientist 2 will work with Bureau staff as well as county officials and early intervention providers to identify, analyze and report on key data that impact child and family outcomes to meet federal and state targets for performance and to improve the timeliness and quality of services for children eligible for the early intervention program and their families.

Additional Comments Permanent, full-time, non-competitive appointment. Travel, including travel to areas which may not be served by public transportation, is required.

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

Name Human Resources Management Group, EGB/RS2/24737

Telephone (518) 486-1812

Fax (518) 473-3395

Email Address


Street Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237


Notes on ApplyingSubmit a resume, preferably in PDF format, to Human Resources Management Group, EGB/RS2/24737, Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York 12237- 0012, or by email to, or by fax to (518) 473-3395 with a subject line EGB/RS2/24737. Failure to include the required information in the subject line of your email or fax may result in your resume not being considered for this position. Applications will be accepted until June 18, 2018.

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