Empire State Plaze, Corning Tower 19th Floor
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. Experience in data analysis, management, and validation. Proven experience developing statistical programs in SAS, SQL, or R to compose research and reporting databases for the application of higher order analysis. Knowledge of statistical methods and their application for predictive analytics. Experience developing and applying algorithms to link health care data across multiple data sources. Experience analyzing health care claims data or other administrative data sources. Experience with visualization software such as Tableau. Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. Excellent communication, organization, and program management skills. Ability to work excel in a fast-paced team environment.
Duties Description "The Research Scientist position will work within the Center for Applied Research and Evaluation’s Bureau of Vital and Health Statistics and will assist in a broad range of research, analysis, reporting, and evaluation activities. The Research Scientist position will work under the direction of a senior level Research Scientist and will perform research activities including, but not limited to:
participate in problem definition, environmental scans, and literature reviews; conduct relational data management in preparation for higher order analytics, statistical analysis for identification and measurement of health care quality indicators, and institutional and patient safety events; evaluate various data sources for robustness and quality; contribute to reports of Vital Statistics, clinical care improvement, population health improvement, and patient safety; perform descriptive and inferential analyses using datasets such as Statewide Planning and Research Cooperative (SPARCS) discharge data, Vital Statistics and All Payer Database (APD) claim data to support Department-wide efforts in system transformation, COVID-19, primary care, maternal and child health, cardiac care, opioid-related overdoses and mortality, stroke, and sepsis; develop statistical programs to extract, collapse, and analyze data from large data sources and apply iterative matching algorithms to link data; support requests for customized reporting and extracts of Vital Statistics, SPARCS, and other health data; collaborate with other research scientist and analytical staff on all phases of research; contribute to healthcare policy recommendations based on applied research findings; 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 at a Research Scientist 1 level, the incumbent will
perform these duties under general supervision; if appointed at a Research Scientist 2 level, the incumbent will be expected to perform these duties with a considerable degree of
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
• 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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Notes on ApplyingPlease submit your resume and cover letter, preferably in PDF format, by email to firstname.lastname@example.org, with Reference LAK/ARS/RS1/2/63308 included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, LAK/ARS/RS1/2/63308, 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 August 29, 2022