Job Title:Student Trainee (Computer Scientist)
Department:Department Of Commerce
Agency:National Institute of Standards and Technology
Job Announcement Number:NIST-2013-0064
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/ Per Year|
|Thursday, February 07, 2013 to
Thursday, February 14, 2013|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Excepted Appt -
Full- Time: NTE September 30, 2013|
|1 vacancy -
Gaithersburg, MD, USView Map|
WHO MAY APPLY:
|Student/Internship Program Eligibles|
Founded in 1901, NIST is a non-regulatory federal agency within Commerce. NIST's mission is to promote U.S. innovation and industrial competitiveness by advancing measurement science, standards, and technology in ways that enhance economic security and improve our quality of life.
"To learn more about working at NIST, please visit Careers at NIST
This position will be located in the Information Technology Laboratory in the Statistical Engineering Division.
- Suitable for Federal employment, determined by a background investigation
- Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service
- Intern Program Eligible (see Intern Eligibility below)
DUTIES:Back to top
This position is for a Student Trainee (Computer Scientist) ZP-1599-01 and will be located in the Information Technology Laboratory in the Statistical Engineering Division.
The person selected will parallelize existing R codes for the evaluation of measurement uncertainty in interlaboratory studies, and develop a computerize graphical user interface to facilitate their use of practice.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
Applicants must be currently pursuing a degree in Computer Science OR a degree with 30 semester hours in a combination of mathematics, statistics, and computer science and at least 15 of the 30 semester hours include any combination of statistics and mathematics that included differential and integral calculus (diploma, certificate, degree) in a qualifying educational institution, on a full or half-time basis (as defined by the institution in which the student is enrolled).
You must be a student accepted for enrollment or enrolled and seeking a degree in Computer Science OR a degree with 30 semester hours in a combination of mathematics, statistics, and computer science and at least 15 of the 30 semester hours include any combination of statistics and mathematics that included differential and integral calculus (diploma, certificate, degree) in a qualifying educational institution, on a full or half-time basis (as defined by the institution in which the student is enrolled).
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications (particularly positions with a positive education requirement.) Therefore, applicants must report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Applicants may verify accreditation at the following website: Accreditation website. All education claimed by applicants will be verified accordingly.
Applicants must possess a grade point average (GPA) of a 3.0 or higher out of a possible 4.0 for initial appointment.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
We will review your resume and cover letter to determine if you meet the minimum qualification requirements for the position. "Your responses to the job questionnaire are subject to evaluation and verification. Later steps in the selection process are specifically designed to verify your responses. Deliberate attempts to falsify information will be grounds for disqualifying you or for dismissing you from employment following acceptance. Please review your responses before submitting your application to ensure the responses are accurate."
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