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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 10/01/21

Applications Due10/18/21

Vacancy ID92218

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleAssistant Research Scientist OR Research Scientist 1 OR Research Scientist 2 (Biostatistics or Health Services Research) - 88880

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade22

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

Salary RangeFrom $45455 to $88124 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

"Other" Explanation Hours may vary during budget or other high priority times.<br /> <br />

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? Yes

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address Office of Quality and Patient Safety / Center for Applied Research and Evaluation

Empire State Plaza, Corning Tower

City Albany

StateNY

Zip Code12237

Minimum Qualifications G-14 – 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 one year of experience in the appropriate field. Thirty graduate hours leading to an advanced degree in an appropriate field may be substituted for the required experience.
G-18 – 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 two years of professional post degree research experience in the appropriate field, or a Master’s Degree in the appropriate field and one year of professional post degree research experience in the appropriate field.
G-22 – 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 three years of professional post degree research experience in the appropriate field, or a Master’s Degree in the appropriate field and two years of such experience, or a doctorate in the appropriate field.

Preferred Qualifications: Strong statistical and data management skills. Proficient in the use of SAS and/or SQL, Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. Experience with data visualization tools such as Tableau is desired. Experience with extracting, merging, and linking health care datasets for the application of higher order analysis. Knowledge of statistical methods and their application for predictive analytics. Excellent communication and organizational skills. The ability to work independently, as well as in a team environment.

Duties Description The Assistant Research Scientist, Research Scientist 1/2 positions will work within the Office of Quality and Patient Safety and will assist in a broad range of research, analysis, reporting, and evaluation activities. The Research Scientist will work under the direction of a senior level research scientist and will perform research activities including: problem definition; literature reviews; data analytics related to data robustness and quality; descriptive and inferential analyses to support Department-wide efforts related to COVID-19, managed long-term care health plan data, Medicaid claims and encounters, and sepsis; develop statistical programs to extract, collapse, and analyze data from large data sources; collaborate with other research scientists and analytical staff on all phases of research and contribute to healthcare policy recommendations based on applied research findings; and, assist in the preparation of statistical briefs and manuscripts for publication. If appointed as an Assistant Research Scientist, the incumbent will assist other research staff with these duties; if appointed as a Research Scientist 1 level, the incumbent will be expected to perform these duties under general supervision; if appointed as a Research Scientist 2, the incumbent will work with more independence.

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Name Human Resources Management Group, LD/88880/87060/47504/ARS/RS12

Telephone 518 486-1812

Fax 518 473-3395

Email Address resume@health.ny.gov

Address

Street RM 2217, Corning Tower, ESP

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237

 

Notes on ApplyingSubmit cover letter and resume, preferably in PDF format, to Human Resources Management Group, LD/88880/87060/47504/ARS/RS12, 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/88880/87060/47504/ARS/RS12 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 October 18, 2021.

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