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Job Title: Senior Research Scientist for Cancer and Mortality Studies
Job Number: 21744
Organization: NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Posted: 11/7/2019
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Epidemiology
Industry: Government
Number of Openings: 1
Location: New York,      USA
Compensation:
Position Description: Job Description: The World Trade Center Health Registry (WTCHR) was created in 2002 to monitor and evaluate the physical and mental health impact on those exposed to the September 11th,2001 disaster. The WTCHR provides long-term follow term follow-up of the 71,000 people who have volunteered to participate in the Registry. Based in the Division of Epidemiology in a renowned and dynamic health department, the Registry's research informs 9/11-related he healthcare and treatment referral outreach.

DUTIES WILL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO: * Lead the Registry cohort mortality a assessment as well as the Registry's i involvement in the collaborative mortality p project based on pooled data across several 9 9/11 cohorts, including data analysis and m manuscript preparation. * Participate or co-lead on-going cancer-related studies and projects. * Oversee and guide research scientists on analytical work and manuscript preparation. * Assist the Manager for Cancer and Mortality on oversight and management of collaborative research projects. * Participate in or lead other scientific studies in areas such as mental and physical health effects associated with exposure to the 9/11 disaster among adult, adolescent and/or child community survivors and/or rescue/recovery workers. * Facilitate future on related studies and projects. * Oversee and guide research scientists on ana analytical work and manuscript preparation. * Assist the Manager for Cancer and Mo Mortality on oversight and management of co collaborative research projects. * Participate in or lead other scientific s studies in areas such as mental and physical h health effects associated with exposure to t the 9/11 disaster among adult, adolescent a and/or child community survivors and/or r rescue/recovery workers. * Facilitate future on-going cancer/ cancer/mortality studies within the Registry. * Conduct quality assurance of all cancer cancer/mortality data submissions and result results processing, including manual review for mo for mortality linkages. * Conduct quality assurance of Registry scien scientific outputs, including manuscripts, to en to ensure that Registry standards for accur accuracy in coding, statistics and narrative expos exposition are met. * Participate in unit and subunit meetings, rese research round tables and analyst meetings. * Participate in the design and imp implementation of WTCHR surveys and que questionnaire development if needed. * Maintain confidentiality of identifiable da data. * Contribute to special projects as needed.

Qualifications: Minimum Qualification Requirements: 1. For Assignment Level I (only physical, bio biological and environmental sciences and pub public health) A master's degree from an acc accredited college or university with a spe specialization in an appropriate field of phy physical, biological or environmental sci science or in public health.

To be appointed to Assignment Level II and a above, candidates must have: 1. A doctorate degree from an accredited college or university with specialization in an appropriate field of physical, biological, environmental or social science and one year of full-time experience in a r responsible supervisory, administrative or r research capacity in the appropriate field o of specialization; or 2. A master's degree from an accredited college or university with specialization in an appropriate field of physical, biological, environmental or social science and three years of responsible full-time r research experience in the appropriate field o of specialization; or 3. Education and/or experience which is eq equivalent to "1" or "2" above. However, all ca candidates must have at least a master's de degree in an appropriate field of sp specialization and at least two years of ex experience described in "2" above. Two years as as a City Research Scientist Level I can be su substituted for the experience required in in "1" and "2" above. NOTE: Probationary Period Appointments to t this position are subject to a minimum p probationary period of one year.

Preferred Skills: - Strong competency in epidemiological m methods, statistics, SAS programming and/or R R, and data manipulation technologies. - Experience in studies on physical or m mental health outcomes, especially those b based on large longitudinal data sets. - Experience in cancer or mortality research. - Experience in mentoring and guiding less e experienced analysts and scientists in data a analysis and manuscript writing. - Strong written and verbal communication s skills. - Proficient in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Organization Description:

Closing Date: 2/7/2020
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: jiehui li,   Senior Research Scientist for Cancer and Mortality Studies
Contact Location:

New York   NY  11101
United States
Contact Location:
 
  New York   NY  11101
  United States
Contact Phone:  
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Contact Email: jli3@health.nyc.gov
Web Address:
How to Apply: To Apply Apply online with a cover letter to https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/. In the Job ID se search bar, enter: job ID number # 416166. We appreciate the interest and thank all a applicants who apply, but only those c candidates under consideration will be c contacted. The NYC Health Department is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse and culturally responsive workforce. We strongly encourage people of color, people with disabilities, veterans, women, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender and gender non-conforming persons to apply. All applicants will be considered without r regard to actual or perceived race, color, n national origin, religion, sexual o orientation, marital or parental status, d disability, sex, gender identity or e expression, age, prior record

Additional Information: Residency Requirement New York City r residency is generally required within 90 d days of appointment. However, City Employees i in certain titles who have worked for the C City for 2 continuous years may also be e eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, P Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange C County. To determine if the residency r requirement applies to you, please discuss w with the agency representative at the time o of interview.

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