The New York State Cancer Registry/Bureau of Cancer Epidemiology is seeking an experienced individual to fill the position of Research Scientist 3. Applications will be accepted through August 30, 2023. For more information about the position and to apply, please see: StateJobsNY - Public Information: Review Vacancy
This position is assigned to the Bureau of Cancer Epidemiology and the successful applicant will serve as full member/co-leader of research and/or surveillance projects, with major responsibilities for all phases of a project, including study design, data manipulation, statistical analyses, presentations, and peer-reviewed publications. The incumbent will serve as liaison between external researchers and the Bureau, and manage the research projects tracking database. Under the general direction of a senior Research Scientist, the incumbent will work in close collaboration with cancer registry staff and lead the implementation of best practices for complete and timely ascertainment of cancer cases. The incumbent will oversee program evaluation and performance measurement of cancer reporting by facilities, labs, and physicians' offices to the New York State Department of Health. The incumbent will develop data acquisition, integration, and visualization applications. The incumbent will lead the quality assessment of descriptive cancer statistics and reports prepared by the Bureau. The incumbent will participate on statewide/national committees and work groups important to the fields of cancer epidemiology and cancer surveillance. The incumbent will direct and mentor junior level research scientists and support staff in the conduct of research or surveillance projects.