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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 05/25/21

Applications Due06/09/21

Vacancy ID87244

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleResearch Scientist 2 (Epidemiology) - 06825

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade22

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

Salary RangeFrom $69603 to $88124 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 20%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 9 AM

To 5 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

Corning Tower, Empire State Plaza

City Albany


Zip Code12237

Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree in Biostatistics/Statistics, Epidemiology, Environmental/Public Health or a related field 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: Graduate degree in Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Statistics, Environmental Sciences, Public Health, or a related field. Experience in project coordination, data management, research, surveillance, large data, and data analysis. Proficiency in SAS or similar statistical and/or database management software. Experience conducting spatial analysis and multiple regression analysis with statistical software. Excellent written and oral communication skills for diverse audiences, and strong organizational skills. 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 2 will be responsible for assisting senior researchers. Major responsibilities will include project management and data collection, including overall responsibility for data quality. Duties will also include; designing and conducting research studies on cross-cutting research initiatives; performing data organization, data linkage and analysis; and summarizing results through tables, graphs, and reports; providing scientific and epidemiologic advice data interpretation and providing recommendations for public health protection and policy.

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 Group, C19/06825/RS2/CEH-BEOE

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 resume, preferably in PDF format, by email to, with Reference C19/06825/RS2/CEH-BEOE included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, C19/06825/RS2/CEH-BEOE, 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 June 9, 2021.

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