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    The candidated selected for this position will engage in successful multidisciplinary collaborations with physical scientists and engineers in the Information Technology Laboratory.

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    The incumbent will engage in successful (refereed publications) multidisciplinary collaborations with physical scientists and engineers. Incumbent will contribute as an expert mathematical statistician on statistical and metrological components of problems, experiments, and reference standards development in support of all efforts of the Statistical Engineering Division, National Institute of Standards and Technology. Incumbent will initiate research projects, individually or directing others, to advance the statistical sciences as they pertain broadly to research and experimentation in the basic and applied physical sciences; advancing the state-of-the-art of statistical modeling and statistical computing in manners relevant to NIST problems, including model selection, Bayes methods, Markov Chain Monte Carlo sampling, statistical computing, and emerging fields of machine/statistical learning; emphasizing applications in communications technology, time/frequency measurement, greenhouse gas measurement, materials research, physical chemistry, and other areas of statistical metrology. The position requires significant amounts of group presentation, written reporting, and statistical programming in R, SAS, MatLab, Mathematica, and/or Python on various computing platforms.

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    This job is open to…

    All qualified U.S. citizens. This notice is issued under direct-hire authority to recruit new talent to occupations for which NIST has a severe shortage of candidates.

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    1529 Mathematical Statistics

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