## Minimum Qualifications
Research Scientist 1 (G18) - Bachelor's degree in Public Health, Epidemiology, Statistics/Biostatistics, or related field and two years of post-degree full-time, professional research experience in an appropriate field; OR a Master's degree in one of the above described fields and one years of post-degree professional research experience in that field.
Research Scientist 2 (G22) - Bachelor's degree in Public Health, Epidemiology, Statistics/Biostatistics, or related field and three years of post-degree full-time, professional research experience in an appropriate field; OR a Master's degree in one of the above described fields and two years of post-degree professional research experience in that field; OR a Doctorate degree in one of the above described fields.

Preferred Qualifications
Graduate degree in epidemiology or other public health field; working knowledge of public health/epidemiology surveillance systems; strong written, methodological and analytical skills with proficiency in statistical programs (e.g. SAS) and Microsoft Office Suite (Access, Excel); knowledge of food safety issues in public health and experience with foodborne disease investigations; experience implementing research studies, analyzing program data, preparing written documentation and interpreting results; experience developing training materials and providing trainings/presentations; experience in preparing grant applications and manuscripts for publication ## Duties Description
The incumbent will work under the supervision of a senior level Research Scientist with the responsibility of designing, directing and leading epidemiologic studies and surveillance. The incumbent will be involved in research activities, provide oversight and coordination of technical, administrative and public health activities of public health surveillance systems, monitor complaint system data, coordinate response to illness complaints and serve as a source of information to staff and others on research projects, outbreak investigations and other surveillance activities conducted. He/She will serve as a member on research teams, liaison with federal/state agencies in the coordination of epidemiologic investigations and participate in working groups and conference calls in which study development, training, planning and development of new policies and procedures for high priority, cross-cutting epidemiologic studies are discussed. As a Research Scientist 2, the incumbent will work with considerable independence in determining choice of methods, development of new methods, and the interpretation of results of research projects and may supervise and provide technical support and training services to subordinate professional staff. ## Additional Comments
Permanent, non-competitive full-time. Occasional travel may be required. ## Notes on Applying
Submit resume, preferably in PDF format, to Human Resources Management Group, MT/RD2/19621, Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York 12237-0012, or by fax to (518) ###-####, or by email to ...@health.ny.gov, with Reference Code MT/RD2/19621 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 accepted until September 13, 2019.


*Date Posted:* 08/30/19


*Applications Due:* 09/13/19


*Vacancy ID:* 73649


*Agency:* Health, Department of


*Title:* Assistant Research Scientist, Research Scientist 1, Research Scientist 2 (Epidemiology) - 19621


*Occupational Category:* Other Professional Careers


*Salary Grade:* 22


*Bargaining Unit:* PS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)


*Salary Range:* From $56604 to $88124 Annually


*Employment Type:* Full-Time


*Appointment Type:* Permanent


*Jurisdictional Class:* Non-competitive Class


*Travel Percentage:* 10%


*Workweek:* Mon-Fri


*Hours Per Week:* 37.5


*From:* 8:30 AM


*To:* 4:30 PM


*Flextime allowed?:* No


*Mandatory overtime?:* No


*Compressed workweek allowed?:* No


*Telecommuting allowed?:* No


*County:* Albany


*City:* Albany


*State:* NY


*Zip Code:* 12237


*Name:* Human Resources Management Group - MT/RD2/19621


*Telephone:* 518-###-####


*Fax:* 518-###-####


*Email Address:* ...@health.ny.gov


*Street Address:* Center for Environmental Health; Corning Tower, Empire State Plaza, Bureau of Community Environmental Health & Food Protection


*Street:* ESP - Corning Tower Room 2217
Associated topics: bioassay, biodiversity, climate, epa, farm, field, ocean, sustainability, water, water monitoring

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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