Minimum Qualifications G25 - A Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering, Biostatistics, Public Health, Epidemiology, Public Administration and Policy, Social Sciences, Health Economics, Finance, or a related degree and four years of professional post degree research experience in the appropriate field; or a Master’s Degree and three years of such experience; or a doctorate in the appropriate field and one year of such experience.
G27 - A Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering, Biostatistics, Public Health, Epidemiology, Public Administration and Policy, Social Sciences, Health Economics, Finance, or a related degree five years of professional post degree research experience in the appropriate field; or a Master’s Degree and four years of such experience; or a doctorate in the appropriate field and two years of such experience.
Preferred Qualifications: Work experience or coursework in statistics, mathematics, health economics, epidemiology, health or public policy, health administration, or health services research. Professional experience with research and/or evaluation studies or projects including: research question formulation, data collection and analysis, database management, research analyses, and presentation of research findings; experience performing research and analyses with large administrative and/or clinical data sets and presenting research findings.; experience with different research design methods and approaches for qualitative and quantitative analyses.; experience with SAS, SQL, Tableau, and other analytical programming software, and Microsoft Office; HTML experience is a plus; strong problem-solving skills is desirable; excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Duties Description The Research Scientist 3 in the New York State Department of Health's Office of Quality and Patient Safety, Center for Applied Research and Evaluation, will serve as a mid-level researcher under the direction of senior research scientist staff to help the Office meet its expanding responsibilities to promote health care quality, value, and patient safety through a variety of data-driven means including evidence-based research, evaluation, and health information analysis. The Research Scientist 3 will: utilizing several sources of health and health related data, contribute to and co-lead research studies and perform analyses to evaluate cost and quality measurement of various reporting entities; actively engage in presenting and reporting research and evaluation results; contribute to formulating healthcare policy recommendations based on findings and submit manuscripts for peer review publication; supervise junior unit staff in research activities; contribute to the planning, design, analysis, and reporting of research through formal reports and other materials for presentation of research findings; recommend and initiate research studies and analyses which will be used in the bureau's evaluation and improvement initiatives; and, support the OQPS research and evaluation agenda.
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Notes on ApplyingSubmit cover letter and resume, preferably in PDF format, to Human Resources Management Group, LD/63304/RS34, 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 LD/63304/RS34 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 September 15, 2021.