- A doctorate degree from an accredited college or university with specialization in an appropriate field of physical, biological, environmental or social science and one years of responsible full-time experience in a responsible supervisory, administrative or research capacity in the appropriate field of specialization; or
- A master’s degree from an accredited college or university with specialization in an appropriate filed of physical, biological, environmental or social science and two years of responsible full-time research experience in the appropriate field of specialization; or
- Education and/or experience which is equivalent to "1" or “2” above. However, all candidates must have at least a master’s degree in an appropriate field of specialization and at least two years of experience described in “2” above. Two years as a City Research Scientist Level 1 can be substituted for the experience required in “1” and “2” above.
Ability to speak, read, and write English
Proficiency in SAS, SQL, Excel.
Experience with infectious disease laboratory data, virology or microbiology a plus
At least one year of experience in infectious disease or other public health surveillance
Excellent attention to detail and precision
Strong competence in data analysis to inform, drive and improve operations and disease surveillance
Strong written, research, and oral communication skills, including ability to present data clearly to the public and to audiences of varying levels of epidemiologic expertise
Highly motivated and organized with the ability to work well in teams and independently on multiple simultaneous projects
Ability to make well-reasoned judgement calls in stressful situations with imperfect information
Ability to be respectful, sensitive to and understanding of the diverse perspectives of staff and work with them to resolve differences
Ability to work with, collaborate or supervise teams who may work remotely
Proficiency in navigating computer systems; ability to learn new data systems quickly and to comply with data integrity and security to safeguard all personal identifiable information
Ability to demonstrate a professional, positive attitude and work ethic
Ability to understand the concepts of institutional and structural racism and bias and their impact on underserved and underrepresented communities, along with a demonstrated commitment to supporting communities who have experienced systemic oppression and bias (e.g. people of color, LGBTQ+ people, immigrants, justice involved persons, etc.)
Excellent interpersonal skills required and ability to interact professionally with people from diverse cultural, racial, ethnic, gender, and socioeconomic backgrounds during a time of crisis and distress
Preference given to New York City residents
Have a demonstrated commitment to supporting communities who have experienced systemic oppression and bias (e.g. people of color, LGBTQ+ people, immigrants, justice involved persons, etc.)
Candidates of highly impacted communities are strongly encouraged to apply
This position will work remotely. All necessary equipment and internet connection will be provided for staff to work from home. You must have a quiet, distraction-free work environment without any conflicting responsibilities during your scheduled work shift. This position could move on-site to the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Gotham Center, 42-09 28th Street, Queens, NY 11101 at a later date.
This position is full-time, 35 hours per week. Scheduled working hours may include weekends or evenings and may change week to week but will not exceed 35 hours per week.
SALARY AND BENEFITS
FPHNYC offers a comprehensive benefits package. The salary for this position is $84,468.00 - $97,138.00 and is commensurate with experience.
To apply, send Resume, with Cover Letter, including salary requested and how your experience relates to this position. We ask that you do not contact our staff directly and no phone inquiries please. Applicants who best match the position needs will be contacted.
The Fund for Public Health in New York City is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages a diverse pool of candidates to apply.