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Job Title: Program Research Specialist III
Job Number: 2019-4472
Organization: Health Research Inc.
Posted: 11/6/2019
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Epidemiology
Industry: Non Profit / NGO
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Albany,  NY    USA
Compensation: $74,381.00/Yr.
Position Description: Responsibilities The Program Research Specialist III (PRS III) will be responsible for data management, analysis and reporting activities for the Emerging Infections Program (EIP) in the Bureau of Communicable Disease Control. Specific areas of responsibility include but are not limited to Pertussis, Influenza/RSV and Healthcare-associated infections. The incumbent will coordinate record linkage projects involving EIP surveillance data and secondary data sources; conduct geocoding and geospatial analysis for EIP components; contribute to implementation and data management of CDC-funded EIP projects to promote applied research; and perform other appropriate related duties.

Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree in Epidemiology, Statistics, Health Informatics, Public Health or a closely related field including Biology and three years of research experience in the collection and evaluation of data; OR an Associate's degree in 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 Working knowledge of surveillance systems, preferably public health/epidemiology systems. Experience in communicable disease including surveillance. Experience with SAS, ArcGIS, and Microsoft software (Access, Excel). Experience using REDCap. Experience working with large datasets, including hospital discharge data, vital records and/or census data. Experience with human subjects research and study administration. Experience with manuscript preparation, document and/or report preparation. Experience with public speaking.

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: 11/20/2019
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Human Resources,  Human Resources Administrator I
Contact Location: 150 Broadway, Suite 560

Menands   NY  12204
United States
Contact Location: 150 Broadway, Suite 560
  Menands   NY  12204
  United States
Contact Phone:  
Contact Fax: 518-431-1200
Contact Email:
Web Address:
How to Apply: Please visit HRI’s web site at (preferred method): https://careers- or mail resume to: Health Research, Inc., 150 Broadway - Suite 560, Menands, NY 12204-2719. Please include reference code 2019-4472 on envelope.

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

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