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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 05/02/22

Applications Due05/13/22

Vacancy ID104066

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleAssistant Research Scientist/Research Scientist 1 or Research Scientist 2 (Biostatistics)or (Health Services Research) - 87054

Occupational CategoryI.T. Engineering, Sciences

Salary Grade22

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

Salary RangeFrom $49202 to $95392 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 8 AM

To 4 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? Yes

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address OQPS/Center for Applied Research and Evaluation/Bureau of Vital and Health Statistics

Empire State Plaze, Corning Tower 19th Floor

City Albany

StateNY

Zip Code12237

Minimum Qualifications G14 - A Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering, Biostatistics, Public Health, Epidemiology, or a related degree AND one year of post-degree professional research experience in that field. Thirty graduate hours leading to an advanced degree in an appropriate field may be substituted for the required experience.

G18 - Bachelor's degree in a degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering, Biostatistics, Public Health, Epidemiology, or a related degree AND two years of post-degree professional research experience in the appropriate field; OR a Master’s degree in one of the above fields and one year of such experience in the appropriate field.

G22 - Bachelor's degree in a degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering, Biostatistics, Public Health, Epidemiology, or a related degree AND three years of post-degree professional research experience in the appropriate field; OR a Master’s degree in one of the above fields and two years of such experience in the appropriate field; OR a Doctorate in the appropriate field.

Preferred Qualifications: Strong statistical and data management skills. Proficient in the use of SAS and/or SQL, Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. Experience with data visualization tools such as Tableau is desired. Experience with extracting, merging, and linking health care datasets for the application of higher order analysis. Knowledge of statistical methods and their application for predictive analytics. Excellent communication and organizational skills. The ability to work independently, as well as in a team environment.

Duties Description "The Assistant Research Scientist, Research Scientist 1/2 position will work within the Office of Quality and Patient Safety and will assist in a broad range of research, analysis, reporting, and evaluation activities. The Research Scientist will work under the direction of a senior level research scientist and will perform research activities including: problem definition; literature reviews; data analytics related to data robustness and quality; descriptive and inferential analyses to support Department-wide efforts related to COVID-19, care management, Medicaid claims and encounters; develop statistical programs to extract, collapse and analyze data from large data sources; collaborate with other research scientists and analytical staff on all phases of research and contribute to healthcare policy recommendations based on applied research findings; and, assist in the preparation of statistical briefs and manuscripts for 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; if appointed as a Research Scientist 2, the incumbent will work with more independence."

Additional Comments Work hours and telecommuting availability (50% maximum) for this position will be discussed during the interview process, and are subject to operational needs and the telecommuting application process.
"Benefits of Working for NYS
Generous benefits package, worth 65% of salary, including:
Holiday & Paid Time Off
• Thirteen (13) paid holidays annually
• Up to Thirteen (13) days of paid vacation leave annually
• Up to Five (5) days of paid personal leave annually
• Up to Thirteen (13) days of paid sick leave annually for PEF/CSEA
• Up to Eight (8) days of paid sick leave annually for M/C
• Up to three (3) days of professional leave annually to participate in professional development


Health Care Benefits
• Eligible employees and dependents can pick from a variety of affordable health insurance programs
• Family dental and vision benefits at no additional cost

Additional Benefits
• New York State Employees’ Retirement System (ERS) Membership
• NYS Deferred Compensation
• Access to NY 529 and NY ABLE College Savings Programs, as well as U.S. Savings Bonds
• Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
• And many more.. "


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Name Human Resources Management Group, LAK/ARRS1/2/87054

Telephone 518-486-1812

Fax 518-473-3395

Email Address resume@health.ny.gov

Address

Street RM 2217, Corning Tower Building, ESP

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237

 

Notes on ApplyingPlease submit your resume and cover letter, preferably in PDF format, by email to resume@health.ny.gov, with Reference LAK/ARRS1/2/87054 included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, LAK/ARRS1/2/87054, 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. Until 5/13/22.

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