Corning Tower Building, ESP
Minimum Qualifications Master’s degree Biology, Public Health, Epidemiology, Infection Control, Statistics/Biostatistics, Biomedical Science, Environmental Health, Environmental Science, or relevant degree and six years of professional research experience in an appropriate field.
Substitution: Ph.D. in an appropriate field may substitute for one year of experience. experience.
Preferred Qualifications: The preferred candidate will have experience in tobacco control or a related field such as public health, chronic disease, public policy, epidemiology, sociology and experience developing, implementing and evaluating policy-focused population-based strategies. Preferred candidates will have experience in a leadership position overseeing a multi-component public health program including staff supervision, State and Federal budget management, grant writing and directly contributing to legislative proposals to advance public health. The preferred candidate will have experience addressing issues pertaining to disparities in health equity in public health, including experience working with historically marginalized communities, and the potential associated impacts on health and health outcomes. Preferred candidates will have exceptional and demonstrated leadership, organizational, analytical, and written/verbal communication skills including presenting in public forms.
Duties Description The Research Scientist 5 will serve as the Director of the StatewideTobacco Control Program. The Director is responsible for implementing effective population-level science-based, policy-focused tobacco control interventions to prevent and reduce tobacco use; effectively invest and manage approximately $39 million in State-allocated program resources and lead program delivery across the state; supervise and mentor approximately 20 program staff; manage the nearly $2 million/year CDC cooperative agreement; respond to legislative inquiries, prepare legal affidavits, facilitate program audits, implement Governor Office initiatives, develop policy proposals, work with external evaluator and ensure scientific methodologies are adhered to, address disparities in tobacco use through design of evidence-based interventions meant to counter decades of tobacco industry marketing to vulnerable communities, make public appearance and presentations.
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Notes on ApplyingSubmit cover letter and resume, preferably in PDF format, to Human Resources Management Group, JB/RS5/15015, Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York 12237- 0012, or fax to (518)473-3395, or by email to email@example.com, with Reference Code JB/RS5/15015 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 July 30, 2021