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Job Title: Research Scientist 3
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Organization: New York State Department of Health
Posted: 12/19/2017
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Occupational Health
Industry: Government
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Albany,  NY    USA
Compensation: $79,849
Position Description: Under the direction of the Bureau Director, the incumbent will be responsible for overseeing occupational health and safety programs using occupational health surveillance data to design worksite interventions. The incumbent will identify and define problems in order to conduct and perform necessary research and execute research plans to analyze and evaluate results, and prepare reports of the findings. The Research Scientist will provide oversight and coordination of technical and public health activities that affect occupational health and safety and will identify, apply for, and execute grants focusing on reducing risks for injuries and illnesses occurring within the work environment. Additionally, the Research Scientist will assess exposure factors for occupational illnesses. The incumbent will serve as a member of research teams and liaison with federal/state agencies in the coordination of interventions for work- related health outcomes, participate in work groups and conference calls on occupational health issues, disseminate results of surveys and studies, present results at scientific meetings and work groups, and publish them in peer reviewed journals.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Public Health, Industrial Hygiene, Natural Science, Epidemiology, Environmental Health/Science, Health Evaluation, or related field AND four years of professional research experience in appropriate field above; OR a Master's degree and three years of such experience; OR a doctorate in the appropriate field and two years of relevant experience.

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Closing Date: 3/19/2018
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Contact Name: Kitty Gelberg,  Research Scientist 3
Contact Location: Corning Tower, Room 1325
Empire State Plaza
Albany   NY  12237
Contact Location: Corning Tower, Room 1325
  Empire State Plaza
  Albany   NY  12237
Contact Phone: 518-402-7900 
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How to Apply: Submit resume, preferably in PDF format, to Human Resources Management Group, MT/RS3RS4/6849, Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12237-0012, or by fax to (518)473-3395, or by email to, with the reference code MT/RS3RS4/6849 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.

Additional Information: The preferred incumbent will have experience in: occupational health investigations and research; fostering relationships with other federal/state agencies; working in research to practice in occupational health issues; identifying areas needing further research; and leading teams. The preferred candidate should also possess excellent communication, interpersonal, organizational, and supervisory skills as well as familiarity with industrial hygiene protocols.

Web Site Delete Date: 3/19/2018