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Job Title: Data Analyst (City Research Scientist Level III)
Job Number: 296562
Organization: New York City Department of Health & Mental Hygiene
Posted: 9/7/2017
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Epidemiology
Industry: Non Profit / NGO
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Queens,  NY    USA
Compensation: $78,630 - $97,659
Position Description: The Bureau of Epidemiology Services seeks a highly skilled and innovative data analyst to work in the Research and Evaluation Unit, reporting to the Lead Evaluation Researcher. The data analyst will perform ongoing evaluation and epidemiologic research and evaluation of a supportive housing program for people at risk of homelessness. Using expertise in methods, the data analyst will proactively engage with other internal and external researchers to create opportunities for collaboration and consultation.

Duties will include: •Propose analytic strategies and innovative research ideas, and conduct a wide range of statistical analyses of supportive housing data

•Provide data checking on analyses for various supportive housing peer reviewed manuscripts and reports when needed. •Maintain and update matched administrative data using SQL

•Lead data linkage projects (i.e., lead matching of multiple administrative data from DOHMH groups and NYC/NYS agencies; collaborate with IT to perform and evaluation probability data matching)

•Provide consultation to other DOHMH data analysts on epidemiologic study designs, analytic methods, and interpretations of results

•Write technical and research/evaluation publications with other staff within the bureau and DOHMH and outside the agency that are important to the DOHMH mission. •Work closely with Bureau leadership and staff, as well as other bureaus, to collaborate on and coordinate analysis and research and evaluation

•Create visualizations and presentations summarizing data and research/evaluation

•Participate in a multi-agency supportive housing work group

Qualifications: •Knowledge and experience in conducting evaluations and data analyses

•Proficiency with SAS, SQL, R and other statistical analysis software

•Experience in advanced epidemiologic methods

•Experience leading scientific research/evaluations and authoring peer- reviewed publications

•Strong oral presentation skills

•Ability to work as part of a team and collaborate with other agencies

Organization Description: The NYC DOHMH Bureau of Epidemiology Services (BES) collects, analyzes and communicates data to monitor and improve the health of New Yorkers. BES provides statistical analytic support for public health surveillance, epidemiologic research, and program evaluations in DOHMH. It also promotes strengthening internal capacities for research and evaluation through consultation and regular trainings for DOHMH staff. The Bureau is skilled at inter- and intra- agency collaboration on evaluation projects, including acquiring data, designing studies and methods, analyzing data, and disseminating findings.

Closing Date: 12/7/2017
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Sarah Walters,  Lead evaluation researcher
Contact Location: 42-09 28th Street

Queens   NY  11101
United States
Contact Location: 42-09 28th Street
  Queens   NY  11101
  United States
Contact Phone: 347-396-2809 
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How to Apply: Please complete application at (search for jobID: 296562)

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