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Salary: $5,309.00 - $6,404.00
Posted: 02/13/2013

Job Description:
This Research Scientist (RS) II (Epidemiology/Biostatistics) position is with the Epidemiology, Evaluation, and Data Operations Section, Epidemiology, Assessment and Program Development Branch within the Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health (MCAH) Division. This RS II position is limited-term, but will be filled as permanent. This position is located in mid-town Sacramento, east of the State Capitol.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Under the general supervision of a Research Scientist Supervisor II, the RS II will conduct scientific research and public health evaluation studies related to maternal, child and adolescent health (MCAH) populations and programs, including Teen Pregnancy Prevention, infant health, and maternal health programs. Provides scientific and statistical technical consultation to internal and external stakeholders.

WHO MAY APPLY: Individuals currently at the above classification level who are eligible to lateral transfer or can be list appointed are encouraged to apply. All applications will be screened and only the most qualified candidates will be interviewed. All employment offers are contingent upon HR approval. If interested, please submit a resume and a completed state application (std. 678) to the address provided on this job announcement. Please include the title and position number under the exam title section, basis of eligibility (e.g., lateral transfer, list appointment, SROA/Surplus, re-employment, reinstatement, etc..) in the explanations section of the state application and your easy identification on the top portion of your state application. Failure to provide this information may result in automatic elimination from the hiring process for this position and you will not be considered for an interview. Appointment may be subject to SROA/Surplus restrictions. SROA/Surplus applicants must submit a copy of their letter with their application. If you are currently on the RS II list, please indicate your ID number and score located on your result notice on your state application or attach your exam results to your state application. The STD. 678 can be accessed through the CalHR website at If interested, please send an e-mail to for a duty statement. Thank you.

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
Research Scientist II (Epidemiology/Biostatistics) 580 - 520 - 5582 - XXX
Location County
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Limited Term  60 month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
Until Filled None Specified
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health Division
PO Box 997420, MS 8300
Sacramento, CA 95899-7420
Merijune Tokuno
(916) 650-0316

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