NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Data Analyst, Bureau of HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control/HIV/AIDS Prevention in New York, New York

Job Description

The Research and Evaluation Unit in the HIV Prevention Program of the Bureau of HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control has an opening for a City Research Scientist II. Under the supervision of the Director of Research and Evaluation, and in collaboration with other staff, as part of a diverse team conducting a dynamic portfolio of high priority projects aimed to End the Epidemic of HIV in New York City, the Data Analyst will:


  • Coordinate study operations for select high-impact HIV prevention research and evaluation projects • Assist in the development of comprehensive proposals, protocols and evaluation plans for innovative pilot programs and studies.

  • Develop, maintain and update project and data management systems across multiple projects • Perform data collection and complex data analyses.

  • Perform focused reviews of the scientific literature to inform project proposals, research reports, journal articles and special requests • Contribute to the preparation of reports, presentations and manuscripts for scientific journals.

  • Prepare study protocol materials related to human subjects protections for IRB review at the NYC DOHMH • Help ensure and maintain study participant confidentiality and data security.

Minimum Qual Requirements

  1. For Assignment Level I (only physical, biological and environmental sciences and public health) A master's degree from an accredited college or university with a specialization in an appropriate field of physical, biological or environmental science or in public health. To be appointed to Assignment Level II and above, candidates must have:
  2. A doctorate degree from an accredited college or university with specialization in an appropriate field of physical, biological, environmental or social science and one year of full-time experience in a responsible supervisory, administrative or research capacity in the appropriate field of specialization; or
  3. A master's degree from an accredited college or university with specialization in an appropriate field of physical, biological, environmental or social science and three years of responsible full-time research experience in the appropriate field of specialization; or
  4. 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 I can be substituted for the experience required in "1" and "2" above.

NOTE: Probationary Period Appointments to this position are subject to a minimum probationary period of one year.

Preferred Skills

A master's degree or PhD from an accredited college or university with a specialization in epidemiology, statistics, public health or related field. Strong project management skills are essential. Experience with scientific data collection and survey research, and an understanding of and appreciation for quality assurance and protocol adherence; experience with managing and matching large databases; superior analytic and statistical skills; a high level of expertise with Stata and/or SAS for database management, variable creation and statistical analysis; experience in using presentation and data management software such as Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint; excellent written and oral communication skills; experience writing manuscripts for peer-reviewed journals; knowledge of HIV epidemiology and prevention; strong team player skills and the ability to work harmoniously with a diverse workforce.

Additional Information


Please note: If you are called for an interview you will be required to bring to your interview copies of original documentation, such as:

  • A document that establishes identity for employment eligibility, such as: A Valid U.S. Passport, Permanent Resident Card/Green Card, or Driver’s license.

  • Proof of Education according to the education requirements of the civil service title.

  • Current Resume

  • Proof of Address/NYC Residency dated within the last 60 days, such as: Recent Utility Bill (i.e. Telephone, Cable, Mobile Phone)

Additional documentation may be required to evaluate your qualification as outlined in this posting’s “Minimum Qualification Requirements” section. Examples of additional documentation may be, but not limited to: college transcript, experience verification or professional trade licenses.

If after your interview you are the selected candidate you will be contacted to schedule an on-boarding appointment. By the time of this appointment you will be asked to produce the originals of the above documents along with your original Social Security card.


The federal government provides student loan forgiveness through its Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF) to all qualifying public service employees. Working with the DOHMH qualifies you as a public service employee and you may be able to take advantage of this program while working full-time and meeting the program’s other requirements.

Please visit the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program site to view the eligibility requirements:

To Apply

Apply online with a cover letter to In the Job ID search bar, enter: job ID number # 345385.

We appreciate the interest and thank all applicants who apply, but only those candidates under consideration will be contacted.

The NYC Health Department is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse and culturally responsive workforce. We strongly encourage people of color, people with disabilities, veterans, women, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender and gender non-conforming persons to apply.

All applicants will be considered without regard to actual or perceived race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, age, prior record of arrest; or any other basis prohibited by law.

Residency Requirement

New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.

Job ID: 345385

# of Positions: 1

Business Title: Data Analyst, Bureau of HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control/HIV/AIDS Prevention


Title Classification: Non-Competitive

Job Category: Health, Policy, Research & Analysis

Career Level: Experienced (non-manager)

Work Location: 253 Broadway New York Ny

Division/Work Unit: HIV/AIDS Prevention

Title Code No: 2174402

Level: 02

Proposed Salary Range: $ 70,286.00 - $ 87,295.32 (Annual)

POSTING DATE: 05/04/2018

POST UNTIL: 09/01/2018