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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 03/23/21

Applications Due04/06/21

Vacancy ID85273

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleResearch Scientist 3 (Epidemiology) - 10129

Occupational CategoryI.T. Engineering, Sciences

Salary Grade25

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

Salary RangeFrom $81446 to $102661 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 20%

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 Onondaga

Street Address CNYRO; Division of Epidemiology, Bureau of Communicable Disease Control

217 S. Salina St

City Syracuse


Zip Code13202

Minimum Qualifications Research Scientist 3 (RS3): Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Public Health, Epidemiology, Infection Control, Statistics/Biostatistics, Biomedical Science, or a related degree and four years of professional post-degree research experience in that field; or, a Master’s degree in one of the above fields and three years of such experience; or a Doctorate in one of the above fields and one year of such experience.

Excellent organizational and written and oral communication skills, which includes both public speaking and preparation of written materials such as reports, abstracts, and publications. Familiarity with surveillance and outbreak response activities and/or infection control experience. Lead or co-author of scientific publications. Experience supervising professional level staff. Advanced knowledge of SAS, and experience using computer-based software packages, such as Epi Info, GIS, Microsoft Access, Word, Excel, etc. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively work as part of a team and interact with individuals across all levels of an organization.

Duties Description The Research Scientist 3 will perform a broad range of essential epidemiological & research activities & provide essential subject matter expertise to respond to existing public health threats such as 2019 Novel Coronavirus, disease surveillance, research, control & prevention within the Central New York Regional Office. The incumbent will play a key role in the surveillance & prevention of over 50 reportable communicable diseases & provide epidemiological consultation & technical guidance in the reporting, investigation, diagnosis, prevention & control of communicable diseases to a range of health care professionals including physicians & nurses, local health department staff & state agency representatives. In support of the ongoing threat of coronavirus to New Yorkers, this position is essential to ensure effective & timely disease investigations, response & control, & to protect the health & safety of NYS residents.

Additional Comments Permanent, full-time, non-competitive appointment. Routine travel, including occasional overnight travel and travel to areas which may not be served by public transportation, is required. (~20%)

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

Name Human Resources Management; C19/10129/RS3/BCDC-CNYRO

Telephone 518-486-1812

Fax 518-473-3395

Email Address


Street Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza,

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237


Notes on ApplyingSubmit cover letter and resume, preferably in PDF format, to Human Resources Management Group, C19/10129/RS3/BCDC-CNYRO , Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York 12237- 0012, or fax to (518)473-3395, or by email to, with Reference Code C19/10129/RS3/BCDC-CNYRO 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 will be accepted until April 6, 2021.

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