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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 08/16/19

Applications Due09/09/19

Vacancy ID73107

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleResearch Scientist 5 (Epidemiology) -13488

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade31

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

Salary RangeFrom $110970 to $135089 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 Center for Environmental Health, Bureau of Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology - 13488

ESP, Corning Tower

City Albany


Zip Code12237

Minimum Qualifications
A doctoral degree in public health, epidemiology, statistics/biostatistics, environmental health/science, and three years of post-degree professional research experience in epidemiology, environmental public health, statistics/biostatistics or a closely related field; or a Master’s degree in one of the above fields and five years of such experience.

Preferred Qualifications
Substantial experience in environmental epidemiology, occupational epidemiology, reproductive epidemiology, or social/behavioral epidemiology. Experience in human exposure assessment associated with toxic substances in air, water, soil, food, and consumer products; management of epidemiology research projects; management of environmental public health programs. Experience with grant-writing and grant management. Experience in interacting with and presenting to the public; communicating with scientists, policy makers and public officials.

Duties Description The Research Scientist 5 will serve as Bureau Director and will provide scientific and management leadership to the NYS Department of Health’s Bureau of Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology. The Bureau consists of approximately 65 staff with varying expertise in epidemiology, statistics, environmental health, geographic information systems, and other public health fields. Bureau staff monitor study and evaluate the effects of varied environmental exposures at home, at work and in the community. The Bureau houses programs that gather and share data, including: Environmental Public Health Tracking Program and the New York State Congenital Malformations Registry. The Bureau supports initiatives to build resilience against climate effects. The Bureau conducts biomonitoring projects in collaboration with the Wadsworth Center, New York State’s Public Health Laboratory. The incumbent will provide leadership, guidance and direction for the conduct of exposure assessments and environmental, occupational and reproductive epidemiological surveillance and research in support of the Bureau’s overall mission to identify and reduce environmental health risks.

Additional Comments Full time, contingent-permanent, non-competitive appointment.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Human Resources Management Group - MT/RS5/13488

Telephone 518-486-1812

Fax 518-473-3395

Email Address


Street ESP - Corning Tower

Room 2217

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237


Notes on ApplyingSubmit resume, preferably in PDF format, to Human Resources Management Group MT/RS5/13488, 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 MT/RS5/13488 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 September 9, 2019.

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