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    This position is located in the Center or Financing, Access, and Cost Trends, Division of Statistical and Research Methods or the Division of Research and Modeling of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. The duty location for this position is in Rockville, MD.

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    Applications received as a result of job fairs, recruitment events, and emergency hiring mechanisms in support of this hiring initiative will also be accepted during the open and closing date of this announcement.

    As a Mathematical Statistician, you will apply statistical and mathematical theory and techniques to the analysis of national probability health care surveys and supplemental data collection activities conducted or sponsored by AHRQ.

    Specifically, you will:

    • Developing innovative data collection and estimation strategies to improve validity and cost effectiveness of data produced in national health care surveys of households.
    • Developing papers for publication and reports for use in oral presentations at seminars, workshops, and scientific meetings.
    • Providing technical guidance on weighting, imputation, probabilistic matching, modeling, statistical inference and variance estimation.
    • Reviewing and evaluating statistical merit and application of mathematical and statistical theory and technique in projects and research proposals.
    NOTE: Do not cut and paste the duties, specialized experience, or occupational assessment questionnaire from this announcement into your resume as that will not be considered a demonstration of your qualifications for this position.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    1529 Mathematical Statistics

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