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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 05/28/21

Applications Due06/15/21

Vacancy ID87337

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleAssistant Research Scientist or Research Scientist 1 (Epidemiology) - 24502

Occupational CategoryI.T. Engineering, Sciences

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $45455 to $71980 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 10%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 8:30 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? Yes

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address Empire State Plaza, Corning Tower

City Albany

StateNY

Zip Code12237

Minimum Qualifications G14 - A Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Public Health, Epidemiology, Infection Control, Statistics/Biostatistics, Biomedical Science, Environmental Health, Environmental Science or a related field andone 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 Biology, Public Health, Epidemiology, Infection Control, Statistics/Biostatistics, Biomedical Science, Environmental Health, Environmental Science or a related field and two years of post-degree professional research experience in the appropriate field; OR a Master’s degree in one of the above fields

Preferred Qualifications: ARS (G14) - 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. RS1 (G18) - 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 The 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 be involved with the development and oversight of data procedures related to recently implemented reporting of genotyping results via ECLRS and 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, including overnights and travel to areas that may not be served by public transportation, is required.

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Name Human Resources Management; JB/RS2/24502

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 ApplyingSubmit cover letter and resume, preferably in PDF format, to Human Resources Management Group, JB/RS/24502, Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York 12237- 0012, or fax to (518)473-3395, or by email to resume@health.ny.gov, with Reference Code JB/RS/24502 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 June 15, 2021

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