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    Summary

    As a Mathematical Statistician you will provide statistical consultation to and collaboration with scientists within the Institute and will be responsible for selecting and implementing appropriate methods of data collection, summary, and analysis.

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    Responsibilities

    • Provide statistical consultation to and collaboration with scientists within the Institute.
    • Implement appropriate methods of data collection, summary, and analysis to scientists in the Institute.
    • Apply a variety of statistical techniques such as analysis of variance, probability, time series analysis, regression analysis, etc.
    • Develop and perform mathematical analysis to indicate trends, the likelihood of various outcomes, performance levels, and ideal conditions.
    • Serve as a resource for staff by providing advice on statistical aspects of research studies.
    • Select and apply the application of appropriate statistical analysis and data processing software related to the assigned duties and to the work of other staff members.
    • Prepare reports as required on the progress of assigned projects to include documentation of methods of analysis, computer programs developed, and the results of the analyses.
    • Participate in meetings of conferences of professional societies by attendance and presentation of papers; serve as a representative of the Institute for the exchange of information in the field.
    • Use R, Python, and SQL to perform statistical analyses.
    • Assist NIGMS to create machine learning algorithms using stochastic gradient decent, k-means clustering, GLM, and support vector machines among other techniques.
    • Assist NIGMS to create machine learning algorithms using stochastic gradient decent, k-means clustering, GLM, and support vector machines among other techniques.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    13

  • Job family (Series)

    1529 Mathematical Statistics

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