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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 02/20/24

Applications Due03/05/24

Vacancy ID151548

NY HELPNo

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleResearch Scientist 1 or Research Scientist 2 - (Epidemiology) - 07280

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade22

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

Salary RangeFrom $63108 to $98252 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 20%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 8 AM

To 4 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address Division of Epidemiology/Bureau of Tuberculosis/Refugee Health

Corning Tower, ESP 5th fl

City Albany

StateNY

Zip Code12237

Minimum Qualifications Research Scientist 1 (G18): Bachelor's degree in Biology, Public Health, Epidemiology, Infection Control, Statistics/Biostatistics, Biomedical Science, Environmental Health, Environmental Science, or a related degree and two years of post-degree professional research experience in an appropriate field, or a Master's degree in the appropriate field and one year of post-degree professional research experience in that field.

Research Scientist 2 (G22): Bachelor's degree in Biology, Public Health, Epidemiology, Infection Control, Statistics/Biostatistics, Biomedical Science, Environmental Health, Environmental Science, or a related degree and three years of post-degree professional research experience in an appropriate field, or a Master's degree in the appropriate field and two years of such experience; or a doctorate in the appropriate field.

Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree in Public Health, Epidemiology, Statistics/Biostatistics or a related field. Familiarity with epidemiological research methods. The preferred candidate will have experience in public health disease surveillance, the ability to collect and analyze data and interpret results, excellent written and oral communication skills, as well as experience using SAS, Microsoft Access, and Excel.

Duties Description Candidate will work in the Data Unit of the Bureau of Tuberculosis (TB) Control. Responsibilities will include: performing data management of the Electronic Clinical Laboratory Reporting System (ECLRS) and Communicable Disease Electronic Surveillance System (CDESS) to ensure timely and accurate reporting of TB cases, communicating with regional and local partners around data issues, downloading and analyzing CDESS data to determine trends in TB morbidity, developing and executing statistical programs, assisting with TB research studies and the preparation of abstracts and posters for presentation at conferences and scientific meetings. Candidate will develop and oversee data procedures related to recently implemented reporting of genotyping results and revision of the TB Supplemental Form on CDESS. Candidate will utilize the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) developed National TB Indicators Project to conduct program evaluation and analyze program performance.

Additional Comments Occasional travel to areas not served by public transportation may be required.

We offer a work-life balance and a generous benefits package, worth 65% of salary, including:

• Holiday & Paid Time Off
• Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
• Pension from New York State Employees’ Retirement System
• Shift & Geographic pay differentials
• Affordable Health Care options
• Family dental and vision benefits at no additional cost
• NYS Deferred Compensation plan
• Access to NY 529 and NY ABLE College Savings Programs, and U.S. Savings Bonds
• And many more...

For new State employees appointed to graded positions, the annual salary is the hiring rate (beginning of the Salary Range) of the position. Promotion salaries are calculated by the NYS Office of the State Comptroller in accordance with NYS Civil Service Law, OSC Payroll rules and regulations and negotiated union contracts.

The NYS Department of Health is committed to making New York a safer, healthier, and more equitable place to live. Understanding health equity, social determinants of health and health disparities is critical to accomplish our goal of eliminating health disparities. For more information on the NYS Department of Health’s Mission, Vision, Values and Strategic Plan, please visit: https://health.ny.gov/commissioner/index.htm

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Name Human Resources Management Group, NMH/RS1/RS2/7280

Telephone 518-486-1812

Fax 518-473-3395

Email Address resume@health.ny.gov

Address

Street Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237

 

Notes on ApplyingPlease submit your resume and cover letter as one (1) document, preferably in PDF format, by email to resume@health.ny.gov, with Reference NMH/RS1/RS2/7280 included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, NMH/RS1/RS2/7280, 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. Resumes will be accepted until March 5, 2024.

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