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    Summary

    The purpose of this position is to administer and perform professional work and to assist and participate with senior staff in providing professional consultation in the application of statistical theories, techniques, and methods of gathering and/or interpreting quantified information on various scientific and public health issues and programs.

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    Responsibilities

    • As a Mathematical Statistician (Direct Hire), you will:
    • Collect, verify and adjust various health related information, (e.g., diabetes, cancer, injury prevention, infectious diseases, etc.) expressed numerically and/or graphically.
    • Apply mathematical techniques, and performs computerized analyses to determine the adequacy of collected public health data needed to resolve scientific problems, and modify existing techniques and practices to the applicable program.
    • Interprets data, explaining the mathematical or statistical techniques and limitations and the significance of their use to the specific problem.
    • Conduct analyses and evaluations to determine the suitability and adequacy of data collected, and recommends adaptation of procedures as needed.
    • Evaluates data using probability statistics and trend analysis.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12

  • Job family (Series)

    1529 Mathematical Statistics

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