Please note: State agencies that contact job applicants do not usually request personal or financial information via text message or over the phone in connection with your response to a job posting. If you are contacted for such information by these methods, or any other method, please verify the identity of the individual before transmitting such information to that person.
Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

Note: For questions about the job posting, please contact the agency that posted this position by using the contact information provided on the "Contact" tab for the position.

Review Vacancy

Date Posted 06/08/18

Applications Due06/22/18

Vacancy ID54073

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleResearch Scientist 3 (Biostatistics) - 88874

Occupational CategoryI.T. Engineering, Sciences

Salary Grade25

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

Salary RangeFrom $81446 to $102661 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

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 Office of Quality and Patient Safety, Division of Health Care Innovation

Empire State Plaza, Corning Tower

City Albany


Zip Code12237

Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree in public health, epidemiology, statistics, mathematics, social sciences, engineering or a related field and four years of professional research experience in that field; OR a Master's degree in one of the above fields and three years of professional research experience; OR a doctorate in one of the above fields, and one year of professional research experience.
Work experience or coursework in statistics, mathematics, health economics, epidemiology, health or public policy, health administration, or health services research. Professional experience with research and/or evaluation studies or projects including: data collection and analysis, database management, statistical analyses and presentation of research findings. Knowledge of health care delivery systems and policies related to Medicaid, Medicare, and/or other payer related payment mechanisms. Experience with project management and supervisory responsibilities is a plus. Ability to lead and work with a diverse team evaluating health care services, health information exchange and patient centered medical home initiatives. Knowledge of healthcare interoperability standards and health information exchange. Excellent written and communication skills.

Duties Description The Research Scientist 3 will be assigned to the Division of Healthcare Innovation, in the New York State Department of Health’s Office of Quality and Patient Safety (OQPS). The incumbent will supervise other mid- and lower-level research scientists to help OQPS evaluate patient-centered medical home and health information exchange initiatives through research, evaluation, and health information analyses.
Specific duties include: utilizing several sources of data within OQPS and from other sources to lead and design research, measurement, analysis, policy, and application to the Division’s initiatives, including the Advanced Primary Care scorecard and Health IT enabled Quality Measurement; actively engage in presenting and reporting research and evaluation results; contribute to formulating healthcare policy recommendations based on findings; submit manuscripts for peer review publication. The Research Scientist 3 will perform these duties under the supervision of a higher-level research scientist.

Additional Comments Contingent-permanent, full-time, non-competitive appointment.

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

Name Human Resources Management Group, DB/RS3/88874

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, DB/RS3/88874, 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 DB/RS3/88874. 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.
Resumes accepted until June 22, 2018.

Printable Version