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Job Title: Evaluation Scientist (Research Scientist II)
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Organization: California Department of Public Health (CDPH)
Posted: 3/4/2024
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Biostatistics
Industry: Government
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Sacramento,  CA   
Compensation: $7,152.00 - $8,889.00 per Month
Position Description: This position supports the California Department of Public Health’s (CDPH) mission and strategic plan by maintaining a proactive culture of quality improvement and leveraging data and technology to enhance services.

The Research Scientist (RS) II will serve as a staff scientist contributing to the design and implementation of Maternal, Child, and Adolescent Health (MCAH) program evaluations for the Adolescent Sexual Health Education Program. The RS II will apply scientific approaches to critically evaluate and monitor public health program models focused on health disparities elimination and will assess and troubleshoot evaluation related issues at the local and state levels. The RS II participates in the design and implementation of all phases of evaluations and fidelity studies; and/or leading discrete projects of moderate scope, coordinating data collection, documenting, and presenting findings. This position includes some statewide and local travel, up to 5%, to implementing sites and professional meetings.

The Research Scientist (RS) II works under the general supervision of the Chief of the Adolescent Program Evaluation and Data Unit.

Qualifications: Either I Experience: Two years of experience in the California state service performing scientific research duties comparable to those of a Research Scientist I in the stated specialty or a closely related field. One year towards completion of a doctoral degree of the stated specialty or a closely related field may be substituted for one year of the required experience. and

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

Or II

Experience: Three years of research experience in the stated specialty or a closely related field. The research experience must have included responsibility for determining research design, choice of methods, and analysis of findings. The research involved in completion of the dissertation required for the doctoral degree may be substituted for one year of the required experience. and

Education: Possession of a master's degree in the stated specialty or in 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 join an exciting, dedicated team of professionals who work 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.

Closing Date: 6/5/2024
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: MCAH Personnel Liaison,  Evaluation Scientist (Research Scientist II)
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Contact Phone: (916) 650-0300  
Contact Fax:
Contact Email: MCAHPersonnelLiaison@cdph.ca.gov
Web Address: https://calcareers.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Jobs/JobPosting.aspx?JobControlId=420021
How to Apply: https://calcareers.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Jobs/JobP osting.aspx?JobControlId=420021

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