Job Title:Research Economist, ZP-0110-IV, BEA-D-JMW
Department:Department Of Commerce
Agency:Bureau of Economic Analysis
Job Announcement Number:BEA-CE-2013-0002
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|$89,033.00 to $136,771.00 / Per Month|
|Friday, February 15, 2013 to Tuesday, February 26, 2013|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Competitive Services: Career or Career Conditional - Full-Time, Permanent|
|FEW vacancies in the following location:|
District Of Columbia County, DC, USView Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
All qualified United States citizens.
The Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) is one of the world's leading statistical agencies, recognized throughout the United States and around the world as a key source for the best and most comprehensive economic statistics available. The data produced by BEA are among the most important tools used in decision-making by policy-makers in the Congress and the executive agencies, including the Council of Economic Advisers, the Federal Reserve, the Office of Management and Budget and the Treasury. BEA's data are also used extensively by private businesses and a wide range of regional organizations, state and local governments, businesses and educational institutions
Applications under this vacancy announcement will be considered under external competitive procedures only. This vacancy is also being advertised under merit promotion procedures as (BEA-CE-2013-0001). Each announcement requires a separate application using the Census Bureau's on-line application system by logging into http://www.usajobs.opm.gov/ and clicking on "Search Jobs." Merit promotion procedures apply to current or previous Federal employees in the competitive service who are eligible for transfer, promotion, reassignment, or reinstatement. Merit promotion procedures MAY also apply to applicants seeking consideration through a special appointing authority such as Veterans Recruitment Act (VRA), Veterans Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA), Schedule A, etc. Please read the vacancy announcement to determine who may apply.
This vacancy is for a Research Economist position in the Office of the Chief Economist, located at the U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis in Washington, DC.
BEA is seeking a PhD-level economist with demonstrated knowledge of health sector issues for a research position. The incumbent will plan and carry out independent economic research projects concerning economic measurement questions in the construction of a Health Account. He or she will analyze large claims databases for Medicaid recipients using computer programming languages such as SAS or STATA, and will apply econometric techniques as needed. He or she will publish this work in academic journals and the Survey of Current Business, and present this work at conferences. The incumbent will also carry out directed research projects on measurement topics important to BEA's economic accounts. The incumbent will participate in collaborative projects with staff of the office of the Chief Economist, and other BEA divisions or statistical agencies.
BEA has been ranked by its employees as one of the top federal agencies for which to work. It has a dynamic and motivated staff, and encourages professional growth. BEA has an unparalleled location in the heart of downtown D.C., only blocks from the White House and within walking distance to three Metro lines. The Penn Quarter, Logan and Dupont Circles, and the Kennedy and Verizon Centers are all within walking distance. This location provides for a unique balance of intellectual pursuit during the day and wealth of cultural and social activities after work.
This position is in the competitive service.
One year probationary period may be required.
Relocation expenses WILL NOT be paid.
This is a non-bargaining unit position.
The Full Promotion Potential of this position is: ZP-04.
This position may be filled through means other than the competitive promotion process.
Ph.D. is preferred
- You must be a U.S. citizen.
- If your resume is incomplete, you will not be considered for this vacancy.
- You must be registered with Selective Service if applicable (www.sss.gov).
- You must be suitable for Federal employment.
- Any required investigations and clearances must be completed
- before the selectee can be placed in the position.