Health Research, Inc.

Program Research Specialist III

Location : Location US-NY-Albany
Posted Date 1 month ago(11/1/2021 2:41 PM)
Job ID
2021-5440
# of Openings
1
Department
Center for Environmental Health - Bureau of Environmental & Occupational Epidemiology
Position Type
Full Time
Grade
P23
Applications to be submitted by
12/14/2021
Salary
USD $77,197.00/Yr.
% Travel
Up to 25%

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Public Health, Epidemiology, Environmental Sciences or a related field and three years of research experience in the collection and analysis of data; OR an Associate’s degree in a related field and five years of such experience; OR seven years of such experience. A Master's degree in a related field may substitute for one year of such experience.

 

This position requires that the incumbent will report to the official work location and live within commuting distance to the official work location. Telecommuting may not be available. If telecommuting is available, the incumbent will be required to have a telephone/mobile device, and internet access.

 

Executive Order 14042 requires covered Federal Contractors, including HRI, to ensure that all employees are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Employees must be fully vaccinated, unless approved for a religious or medical exemption.

Preferred Qualifications

Graduate degree in a related field. Knowledge of microbiology; epidemiology; statistics; epidemiological investigations; environmental surveillance; and control of infectious & chronic diseases. Experience with electronic data collection and database management. Experience in coordinating complex projects and preparing reports. Knowledge in wastewater surveillance for effects on human health. Experience using SAS, R, ArcGIS to conduct statistical and spatial analysis. Knowledge of laboratory practices, especially for the analysis of viruses in wastewater. Experience with scientific writing and communicating information to diverse and specialized audiences, such as local, state, and federal partners, and the general public.

Responsibilities

The Program Research Specialist III will work within the Bureau of Environmental & Occupational Epidemiology, Center for Environmental Health. The incumbent will join a team of public health professionals to work on CDC cooperative agreements for wastewater surveillance activities. The incumbent will provide program coordination, coordinate data collection and database management; contribute to problem definition, planning, and execution of wastewater/sewershed surveillance; analyze and summarize data to interpret results; analyze and prepare data for CDC reporting, internal reports, presentations, posters, tables, charts, and graphs; and work with senior staff to develop presentations for stakeholders and the public. Other related duties as assigned.

Conditions of Employment

Grant funded position. Compliance with funding requirements such as time and effort reporting, grant deliverables, and contract deliverables, is required.

 

This position requires that the incumbent will report to the official work location and live within commuting distance to the official work location. Telecommuting may not be available. If telecommuting is available, the incumbent will be required to have a telephone/mobile device, and internet access.

 

Executive Order 14042 requires covered Federal Contractors, including HRI, to ensure that all employees are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Employees must be fully vaccinated, unless approved for a religious or medical exemption.


Valid and unrestricted authorization to work in the U.S. is required. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

 

HRI participates in the E-Verify Program.  

 

HRI has a long-standing dedication to diversity, equity, and inclusion in our workforce. HRI is committed to the principle of non-discrimination in all phases of its employment procedures and practices.

 

Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Qualified Individuals with Disabilities/Qualified Protected Veterans

 

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