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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 07/06/18

Applications Due07/20/18

Vacancy ID54958

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleAssistant Research Scientist (Biostatistics) - 51426 Research Scientist 1 (Biostatistics)

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade14

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

Salary RangeFrom $45455 to $58028 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type 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 & Patient Safety Division of Health Care Innovation

Bureau of Health Care System Research Empire State Plaza, Corning Tower,

City Albany


Zip Code12237

Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM
G-14 – Bachelor’s degree in public health, epidemiology, mathematics, statistics, social sciences, engineering or a related field and one year of professional research experience in the appropriate field. Thirty graduate hours leading to an advanced degree in an appropriate field may be substituted for the required experience.
G-18 – Bachelor’s degree in public health, epidemiology, mathematics, statistics, social sciences, engineering or a related field and two years of professional research experience in the appropriate field OR a Master’s degree in one of the above fields and one year of professional research experience in the appropriate field.
Work experience or coursework in statistics, mathematics, health economics, epidemiology, health or public policy, health administration, or health services research. Experience with research and/or evaluation studies or projects including: data collection and analysis, database management, statistical analyses and presentation of research findings. Experience performing research and analyses with large administrative and/or clinical data sets and presenting research findings. Proficiency with SAS, SQL, and Microsoft Office. Excellent written and communication skills.

Duties Description The Research Scientist will be assigned to the Division of Health Care Innovation, in the New York State Department of Health’s Office of Quality and Patient Safety (OQPS). The incumbent, under the supervision of a higher-level Research Scientist, will conduct data analysis and research related to the evaluation of the NYS Patient Centered Medical Home Model (PCMH) and the State Health Information Network for NY (SHIN-NY). Specific duties include: utilizing several sources of data within OQPS and from other sources to evaluate the PCMH program; providing data support to the workgroup of Health IT Enabled Quality Measurement; presenting and reporting research and evaluation results to internal and external stakeholders; and, engaging in literature searches, report writing and manuscripts preparation for peer review publication.
If appointed as an Assistant Research Scientist, the incumbent will assist other research staff with these duties; if appointed as a Research Scientist 1 level, the incumbent will be expected to perform these duties under general supervision.

Additional Comments Appointment level will be determined based on the qualifications and skills of the selected candidate.
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/RS/51426

Telephone 5184861812

Fax 5184733395

Email Address


Street Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237


Notes on ApplyingSubmit resume, preferably in PDF format, to Human Resources Management Group, DB/RS/51426, Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York 12237-0012, or by fax to (518) 473-3395, or by email to, with Reference Code DB/RS/51426 included in the subject line. 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 20, 2018.

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