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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 06/29/18

Applications Due07/16/18

Vacancy ID54763

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleResearch Scientist 4 (Biostatistics) - 87048

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade27

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

Salary RangeFrom $90375 to $111316 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 Information and Statistics

City Albany


Zip Code12237

Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree in public health, epidemiology, statistics, mathematics, social sciences, engineering or a related field and five years of professional 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.
Work experience and/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 and presentation of research findings. Knowledge of health-related data, including enrollment, pharmacy and medical claims; and policies related to data protection. Experience with convening stakeholder and advisory groups, project management and supervisory responsibilities is a plus. Ability to lead and work with a dynamic team focused on a large-scale information technology initiative to achieve advancements in population health through the evaluation of health care services. Excellent written and communication skills.

Duties Description This position will serve as a senior level research scientist that will oversee stakeholder engagement, data governance and the analytic plan for the Division of Information and Statistics, Bureau of All Payer Database (APD). Desired candidates will possess a broad array of professional experience in working with health-related data, and knowledge of current federal and state laws regarding data use and release, including de-identification, safety, security and privacy protections. As the Unit Director for Engagement and Governance, the desired candidate will promote health care transparency initiatives through the dissemination of public use files, research, knowledge sharing and statistical communications. The research scientist will be responsible for designating and convening the regulatory required APD Advisory Group and leading the State’s intended analytics and reporting from the NYS APD data to inform consumer, policy and research decision-making.

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/RS4/87048

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/RS4/87048, 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/RS4/87048. 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 July 16, 2018.

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