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Research Scientist I (JR-0000567)


The Research Scientist I will support Analytic and Data Quality staff with quality assurance and data quality activities, monitor and improve the quality of geocoded and demographic data, and update topical annual cancer statistic reports and a data visualization application/interface. The incumbent will also contribute to ongoing research studies with outside investigators, including providing guidance to administrative staff and students working on one or more patient contact studies. The incumbent will also be involved in analyses of Cancer Registry data, including summarizing analysis results for presentations, reports, and manuscripts. Other appropriate related duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications 

Bachelor’s degree in epidemiology, public health, biology, infection control, statistics/biostatistics, biomedical science, environmental health, environmental science or a closely related degree and two years of research experience; OR a Master’s degree in a related field and one year of research experience.


Preferred Qualifications

A Master's degree in Epidemiology or Public Health. Experience in cancer epidemiology and surveillance. Proficiency with database software and statistical programming packages, including at least one year of experience in SAS and SQL. Experience analyzing and/or coding geographic data. Experience in the design, development, management, and analysis of large health-related data files. Experience using and modifying Microsoft Access. Experience presenting work orally and in writing. Commitment to creating a workplace culture where racial equity and justice is valued and operationalized.


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 will be available.

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