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Job Title: Senior Home Visiting Data Scientist (Research Scientist III)
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Organization: California Department of Public Health
Posted: 3/1/2024
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Behavioral Science
Industry: Government
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Sacramento,  CA   
Compensation: $7,811 - $9,777
Position Description: The RS III will plan, organize, and direct scientific research studies of a highly developed scientific scope and complexity, apply scientific approaches to critically evaluate and monitor public health program models focused on early childhood and home visiting and be able to assess and troubleshoot all evaluation related issues at the local and state levels. The RS III provides scientific leadership for configuration, maintenance and operations of home visiting data systems and coordinates development and use of analytic data sets to support program monitoring and reporting requirements, and development of common performance metrics for home visiting services in collaboration with external stakeholders. The RS III coordinates the design and implementation of all phases of evaluation and fidelity studies; and leads complex evaluation projects, coordinating data collection, documenting, and presenting findings for CHVP. This position includes some statewide and local travel or visits to implementing sites and professional meetings.

The Research Scientist (RS) III works under the general direction of the Research Scientist Supervisor I, Chief of the Home Visiting Performance Measurement and Evaluation Unit.

Qualifications: Either I

Experience: One year of experience in the California state service performing scientific research duties comparable to a Research Scientist II in the stated specialty or a closely related field. and

Education: Possession of a master's degree in the stated specialty or a closely related field.

Or II Experience: One year of progressively responsible scientific research experience in the stated specialty or a closely related field. This experience must have included either: (1) experience with major responsibility for the design and execution of a complex, highly specialized research project; or (2) experience in the coordination and direction of a complex and difficult scientific research effort. This experience must be at a level of responsibility equivalent to that of a Research Scientist II. and

Education: Possession of a doctoral degree in the stated specialty or a closely related field.

Organization Description: At the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), equity, diversity, and inclusion are at the core of our mission to advance the health and well-being of California’s diverse people and communities. We are genuinely and strongly committed to cultivating and preserving a culture of inclusion and connectedness where we can grow and learn together with a diverse team of employees. In recruiting for team members, we welcome the unique contributions that you can bring to us and the work we do. Are you looking to further your career working alongside a dedicated team of professionals to improve the health and well- being of women, infants, children, and adolescents in California? To accomplish its mission, the Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health Division (MCAH) maintains partnerships, contracts, and agreements with state, federal, and local agencies in both public and private sectors. MCAH hosts an array of programs and initiatives to serve the state's diverse populations and regions providing important resources, information and data about reproductive health, family planning, pregnancy, birth outcomes and more. Most programs and initiatives within MCAH are funded by the 1935 Social Security Act's Title V Block Grant. Diversity and inclusion are core values of the Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health Division, Center for Family Health, California Department of Public Health. We are passionate about building and sustaining an inclusive and equitable working environment. We believe every member on our team enriches our diversity by exposing us to a broad range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and to discover, design and deliver solutions.

Closing Date: 6/5/2024
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Contact Name: MCAH Personnel Liaison,  Senior Home Visiting Data Scientist (Research Scientist III)
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Contact Phone: (916) 650-0300  
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