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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 12/14/21

Applications Due01/18/22

Vacancy ID95661

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleResearch Scientist 1 (Epidemiology or Biostatistics) OR Research Scientist 2 (Epidemiology or Biostatistics) - 15002

Occupational CategoryI.T. Engineering, Sciences

Salary Grade22

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

Salary RangeFrom $60069 to $93519 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 10%

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? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address Center for Community Health, Division of Chronic Disease Prevention, Bureau of Chronic Disease Evaluation and Research

Room 1072 Corning Tower, ESP

City Albany

StateNY

Zip Code12237

Minimum Qualifications Research Scientist 1 (Epidemiology or Biostatistics): Bachelor’s degree in biology, biomedical science, biostatistics, epidemiology, mathematics, public health, statistics or a closely related degree and two years of professional scientific research experience; or a Master’s degree in one of the above mentioned fields and one year of professional scientific research OR Research Scientist 2 (Epidemiology or Biostatistics): Bachelor’s degree in biology, biomedical science, biostatistics, epidemiology, mathematics, public health, statistics or a closely related degree and three years of professional scientific research experience; or a Master’s degree in one of the above mentioned fields and two years of professional scientific research; or a Doctorate in one of the above mentioned fields.

Preferred Qualifications: Preferred Qualifications:
• Master’s or higher-level degree in public health, epidemiology, statistics, biostatistics or closely related field.
• Intermediate or advanced knowledge of SAS, geographical information systems (GIS) and Tableau
• Experience analyzing and interpreting health equity data
• Experience analyzing population-based survey data
• Experience in chronic disease or tobacco control research
• Strong organizational and critical thinking skills
• Excellent written and oral communication skills for diverse audiences
• Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Excel, Word, Access, and PowerPoint
• Ability to work independently, as well as in a team environment.

Duties Description Under the supervision of senior investigators in the Bureau of Chronic Disease Evaluation and Research, the Research Scientist 1 (G18) will engage in research and data analysis activities supporting New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) tobacco prevention and control initiatives.  The incumbent will be responsible for conducting analysis from existing NYSDOH, state, and federal data sources to conduct surveillance; evaluate programs; and provide performance measurement data for the Department’s tobacco prevention and control initiatives. The incumbent will be involved in analyzing data collected as part of new and ongoing projects, public health surveillance and CDC reporting. The incumbent will contribute to the evidence base in tobacco control, summarizing the findings from data analysis projects to members of the DOH project team, internal, and external stakeholders, and disseminating findings through presentations, reports and manuscripts. The Research scientist 2 (G22) will perform all of the duties described above with a higher level of independence and responsibility.

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. (~10%). Appointment level will be determined by candidate's education, professional relevant scientific research experience and interview.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Human Resources Management Group, EGB/15002/RS1-RS2/Chronic-BTC

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 resume and cover letter, preferably in PDF format, to resume@health.ny.gov, or by fax to (518) 473-3395 with Reference Code EGB/15007/RS1-RS2/Chronic-BTC included in the subject line of your email or fax, or by regular mail to Human Resources Management Group, EGB/15002/RS1-RS2/Chronic-BTC, Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York 12237-0012. Failure to include the required Reference Code may result in the delay of processing your application. Resumes accepted until January 18, 2022.

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