Overview

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Environmental/Public Health or a related field and one year of research experience OR a Master’s degree
in a related field. This position requires that the incumbent will report to the official work location and live within commuting distance to the official work location. Telecommuting may not be available. If telecommuting is available, the incumbent will be required to have a telephone/mobile device, and internet access. Health Research, Inc.’s (HRI) mission is building a healthier future for New York State and beyond through the delivery of funding and program support to further public health and research programs. In support of our mission and our commitment to providing a safe workplace, we require employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless approved for a religious or medical exemption.
Preferred Qualifications
Graduate degree in epidemiology or biostatistics and one year experience conducting epidemiologic research, data management, or data analysis.
Proficiency in SAS and statistical analysis. Experience analyzing birth defects data. Experience working with Statewide Planning and Research
Cooperative System (SPARCS) data, vital records data, or other large data sources. Experience matching data to large administrative data sets.
Experience in using MS Access for data management.
Responsibilities
The Assistant Research Scientist will work within the Birth Defects Research Section of the Bureau of Environmental & Occupational Epidemiology. The
incumbent will join a team of public health professionals to work on collaborative case-control studies on birth defects funded by CDC, including the
National Birth Defects Prevention Study (NBDPS) and the Birth Defects Study To Evaluation Pregnancy exposureS (BD-STEPS). The incumbent will
assist with and support all activities related to these efforts, including assisting in the organization, management, and evaluation of case ascertainment
data; assisting with data cleaning and data analysis; assisting with the preparation of reports, presentations, posters, tables, charts and graphs; and
performing literature searches related to birth defects and various exposures. Other related duties as assigned.

Please visit HRI’s web site at (preferred method):  https://careers-healthresearch.icims.com/jobs/ or mail resume to: Health Research, Inc., 150 Broadway – Suite 280, Menands, NY 12204-2719. Please include reference code 2022-5652 on envelope.

HRI has a long-standing dedication to diversity, equity, and inclusion in our workforce. HRI is committed to the principle of non-discrimination in all phases of its employment procedures and practices.

Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Qualified Individuals with Disabilities/Qualified Protected Veterans

 

 

About Health Research, Inc.

Health Research, Inc. (HRI) contributes to the health and well-being of the people of New York State by complementing and enabling the strategic public health goals of the New York State Department of Health (DOH), Roswell Park Cancer Institute Corporation (RPCIC), and other health-related entities.

HRI provides best-in-class resource administration for stakeholders and programs related to the work and priorities of the Department of Health and its other partners. HRI does this through the provision of knowledge, expertise, funding guidance, and fiduciary oversight of sponsored program funding for public health and research programs in concert with community partnerships.