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    This announcement has been amended until Tuesday, February 20, 2018.

    The National Science Foundation (NSF) is seeking a candidate for the position of Mathematical Statistician within the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics (NCSES), Directorate for Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences (SBE) Alexandria, VA. The position will support both NCSES core activities and NSF program evaluation activities. This includes the design, conduct, and analysis of rigorous program evaluations plus data collections, surveys, and special studies on the education and employment of scientists and engineers and U.S. competitiveness in science, engineering, technology, and research and development. Work is accomplished using both in-house staff and contractors. For more information about NCSES and its programs, please visit http://www.nsf.gov/statistics.

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    The responsibilities of the Mathematical Statistician for Program Evaluation include planning, developing, and executing activities that support and strengthen NCSES's core activities plus NSF's program evaluations. The incumbent will be a member of an NSF-wide Evaluation and Assessment Capability team (in the Office of Integrative Activities) responsible for designing and conducting rigorous program evaluations throughout the Foundation. The Mathematical Statistician for Program Evaluation will use knowledge of statistical, social science, and evaluation methods and standards, to plan, execute, and advise on evaluation activities, methodological approaches, survey initiatives, data collections, statistical analyses, and the interpretation of findings. Duties include the following:

    A. Application of Statistical Methods and Standards to support NSF Evaluation and NCSES Data Collections

    B. Statistical Advisor

    C. Special Projects

    D. Outreach and other activities

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    Promotion Potential


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    Applications will be accepted from U.S. Citizens. Recent changes in Federal Appropriations Law requires Non-Citizens to meet certain eligibility criteria to be considered. Therefore, Non-Citizens must certify eligibility by signing and attaching this Citizenship Affidavit to their application. Non-citizens who do not provide the affidavit at the time of application will not be considered.

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    1529 Mathematical Statistics

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