Minimum Qualifications


Bachelor’s degree in Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Computer Science, Public Health or a related field and two years of research experience; OR a Master’s degree in a related field and one year of research experience.


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

Master’s degree in Public Health, Epidemiology, Statistics, or a related field. Advanced Excel proficiency. Experience programming in SAS/SQL/R and visualizing data with Tableau. Experience and knowledge of statistical analysis techniques such as linear and nonlinear regression. Experience with research or data analysis using large databases.



The Research Scientist (RS) I will work within the Office of Quality and Patients Safety, working closely with researchers and executive staff to analyze of the distribution of therapeutics for COVID-19. The incumbent will perform data linkages, statistical analyses, data quality efforts; developing analytic tables; monitoring and reporting on therapy utilization; and developing processes required to request and order therapies for COVID-19. The RSI will also be assigned a single therapy, geographic region, or other criteria as priorities are determined and will assist with determining weekly distribution and utilization of that therapy. Additional duties may include assisting with composing reports of findings to inform healthcare stakeholders and assisting with preparing analytical materials and visualizations for presentations, webinars, and educational materials. 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 2022-6145 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


Health Research, Inc. (HRI) offers a robust, comprehensive benefits package to eligible employees, including:

Health, dental and vision insurance – Several comprehensive health insurance plans to choose from;
Flexible benefit accounts – Medical, dependent care, adoption assistance, parking and transit;
Generous paid time off – Paid federal and state holidays, paid sick, vacation and personal leave;
Tuition support – Assistance is available for individuals pursuing educational or training opportunities;
Retirement Benefits – HRI is a participating employer in the New York State and Local Retirement System and offers optional enrollment in the New York State Deferred Compensation Plan. HRI provides a postretirement Health Benefits Plan for qualified retirees to use towards health insurance premiums and eligible medical expenses;
Employee Assistance Program – Provides educational and wellness programs, training, and 24/7 confidential services to assist employees, both personally and professionally;
And so much more!

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.