Research Scientist 3 (Epidemiology), NYS Department of Health

Research Scientist 3 (Epidemiology), NYS Department of Health

Category : Alumni

The Division of Chronic Disease Prevention’s Bureau of Cancer Epidemiology (BCE) houses the high-quality New York State Cancer Registry, the Cancer Surveillance Program, and a well-developed data dissemination and research agenda which are essential to understanding the cancer burden in New York State, monitoring and evaluating cancer control efforts, and conducting population- based research.

The successful applicant will serve as full member of a research/surveillance team or teams, with major responsibilities for all phases of research/surveillance projects. The Research Scientist will also oversee program evaluation and performance measurement of cancer reporting by facilities, laboratories, or physicians’ offices to the New York State Department of Health. Specific duties will include developing data collection tools and educational materials; developing data acquisition and integration applications; overseeing the analysis of cancer incidence trends and statistics; leading the annual quality assessment of descriptive cancer statistics; participating on national committees and work groups; conducting presentations; and contributing to peer reviewed publications.

The applicant will serve as a source of information to staff and others on the research/surveillance projects assigned, and to related or similar projects being conducted elsewhere. The RS3 will serve as liaison between external researchers/reporting facilities and the New York State Cancer Registry. This will entail initial evaluation of proposed research/surveillance projects in terms of scientific merit, feasibility, consistency with NYSCR priorities, necessary resources, and protection of confidential patient information. The role will also involve grant funding management for projects the applicant is involved in; outlining the scope of work for collaborative research projects; and, coordination of IRB applications, including working with researchers on original submissions as well as following up regarding renewal applications. The individual will collaborate with researchers both within and outside the DOH in the authorship or co- authorship of publications of papers or reports of considerable interest to the scientific field, and in the presentation of work at scientific conferences, as well as high level involvement in national organizations important to the fields of cancer epidemiology and cancer surveillance.


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