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Job Title: Program Research Specialist III
Job Number: 2018-4076
Organization: Health Reseach Inc.
Posted: 9/17/2018
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Epidemiology
Industry: Non Profit / NGO
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Albany,  NY    USA
Compensation: $72,923.00
Position Description: Responsibilities

The Program Research Specialist III will be responsible for analyzing HIV/AIDS disease surveillance data. Specific duties will include: developing and implementing statistical procedures to measure the consistency of data; developing and/or executing programs to create datasets which involve merging HIV disease surveillance data, laboratory data, and demographic data; extracting surveillance data for analysis; analyze data and interpret results; creating datasets for use in dashboard publications; developing memoranda describing data, methods, and results; developing presentation materials; conducting written and oral presentations; providing guidance and technical assistance on questions related to analysis and interpretation of HIV surveillance data; and participating in Bureau seminar/research meetings and HIV/AIDS data dissemination activities. Other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Public Health, Epidemiology, Social/Behavioral Science, Biostatistics, or a related field and three years of research experience in the collection and evaluation of data; OR an Associate's degree in Public Health, Epidemiology, Social/Behavioral Science, Biostatistics, or a related field and five years of such experience; OR seven years of such experience. A Master's degree in a related field may substitute for one year of experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in public health surveillance, HIV/AIDS surveillance, or other complex surveillance systems. Experience evaluating data quality, conducting data analysis, producing and synthesizing results for written reports, and contributing to publications. Experience with SQL and SAS. Experience working with ArcGIS or other mapping software. Strong methodological and analytical skills. Working knowledge of epidemiology and public health surveillance systems. Experience working with confidential data. Experience working in LAN based environments and MS Outlook and Office Suite. Experience conducting oral and written presentations. Excellent communication skills.

Organization Description: 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.

Closing Date: 12/17/2018
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Contact Name: Kelly Coultry,  Program Research Specialist III
Contact Location: 150 Broadway, Suite 560

Menands   NY  12204
United States
Contact Location: 150 Broadway, Suite 560
  Menands   NY  12204
  United States
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Contact Fax: 5184311252
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