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New York State Civil Service Research Scientist (Biostatistics) 3 (G25) or Research Scientist 4 (Biostatistics) (G27) in Albany, New York

Minimum Qualifications Research Scientist 3 (Biostatistics): Bachelor’s degree in epidemiology, public health, biology, life sciences, statistics, or a related field and four years of professional research experience; or a Master’s degree and three years of such experience; or a Doctorate in one of the above fields and one year of such experience. Research Scientist 4 (Biostatistics): Bachelor’s degree in epidemiology, public health, biology, life sciences, statistics, or a related field and five years of professional research experience; or a Master’s degree and four years of such experience; or a Doctorate in one of the above fields and two years of such experience. Preferred Qualification: The candidate should have: * Knowledge and experience in designing and independently conducting research or surveillance activities. * Proficiency using SAS to analyze large, complicated data sets. * Excellent organizational, communication, and educational skills and the ability to apply and adapt them to various audiences and settings. * Knowledge and experience in hospital infection prevention and control and/or research to reduce healthcare-associated infections in select settings and for targeted infections. ## Duties Description The Research Scientist position is located in the Bureau of Healthcare- Associated Infections (BHAI) Central Office, Albany. Under the direction of BHAI’s Director, the incumbent will serve as Director of the Data Unit and lead scientific research statistician for the Bureau. ## Additional Comments Permanent or contingent-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. (20%) ## Notes on Applying Submit resume and cover letter, preferably in PDF format, to resume@health.ny.gov, or by fax to (518) 473-3395 with Reference Code EGB/00534/RS3-4/EPI-BHAI included in the subject line of your email or fax, or by regular mail to Human Resources Management Group, EGB/00534/RS3-4/EPI-BHAI, 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 June 29, 2021. Date Posted: 06/11/21 Applications Due: 06/29/21 Vacancy ID: 87691 Agency: Health, Department of Title: Research Scientist (Biostatistics) 3 (G25) or Research Scientist 4 (Biostatistics) (G27) Occupational Category: I.T. Engineering, Sciences Salary Grade: 27 Bargaining Unit: PS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF) Salary Range: From $81446 to $111316 Annually Employment Type: Full-Time Appointment Type: Contingent Permanent Jurisdictional Class: Non-competitive Class Travel Percentage: 20% 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?: Yes County: Albany City: Albany State: NY Zip Code: 12237 Name: Human Resources Management Group, EGB/00534/RS3-4/EPI-BHAI Telephone: 518-486-1812 Fax: 518-473-3395 Email Address: resume@health.ny.gov Street Address: Division of Epidemiology, Bureau of Healthcare Associated Infections Empire State Plaza, Corning Tower Street: RM 2217, Corning Tower Building, ESP
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