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Statistician (Demography) – Suitland, Maryland
U.S. Census Bureau, Department of Commerce
Job ID: 627115Start Date: 10/13/2022End Date: 11/04/2022
Minimum Education Requirement: Degree: that included 15 semester hours in statistics (or in mathematics and statistics, provided at least 6 semester hours were in statistics), and 9 additional semester hours in one or more of the following: physical or biological sciences, medicine, education, or engineering; or in the social sciences including demography, history, economics, social welfare, geography, international relations, social or cultural anthropology, health sociology, political science, public administration, psychology, etc. Credit toward meeting statistical course requirements should be given for courses in which 50 percent of the course content appears to be statistical methods, e.g., courses that included studies in research methods in psychology or economics such as tests and measurements or business cycles, or courses in methods of processing mass statistical data such as tabulating methods or electronic data processing. OR Combination of education and experience – courses as shown above, plus appropriate experience or additional education. The experience should have included a full range of professional statistical work such as (a) sampling, (b) collecting, computing, and analyzing statistical data, and (c) applying statistical techniques such as measurement of central tendency, dispersion, skewness, sampling error, simple and multiple correlation, analysis of variance, and tests of significance. AND Specialized Experience: Specialized Experience: For the GS-9, you must have one year of experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-7 in the Federal service. Experience for this position includes working with survey and research methodologies; assisting with statistical programming and modeling; assisting with writing and communicating technical knowledge related to survey statistics, demography, gender statistics, etc; traveling to low and middle income countries to teach and work. Experience for this position includes communicating in-person and in writing to diverse audiences; performing parts of projects involving numerous or unpredictable factors; using methodology to evaluate alternatives; identifying and solving problems; documenting procedures and finding. OR Education: 2 years of progressively higher-level graduate education leading to a master’s degree or master’s or equivalent graduate degree. This vacancy is advertised under 2 different announcements. Please read the ‘Who May Apply’ section carefully to determine your eligibility. If you are not eligible under this announcement, please see: 22-ADDP-11682386-DE-JN. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer.
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