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    Summary

    The employee serves as a mathematical statistician and conducts research related to statistical methodology, with a focus on integration and analysis of data from multiple sources, estimation, data simulations, machine learning, and statistical programming. This research is designed to enhance the NASS operational census and survey programs for crop, livestock, demographic, environmental, and price statistics.

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    Responsibilities

    • Determines the sample design specifications, which include types of frames used, sample sizes, definitions of sampling units, and uses of frame data for stratification.
    • Calculating non-response weights and variances and imputing for missing values and evaluating non-response bias.
    • Develop and execute data analysis procedures based on theoretical results in multivariate analysis, statistical inference, non-parametric statistics, survey sampling, linear models, and time series analysis.
    • Prepare and update parameters and summaries required for surveys/censuses.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    13

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