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    Summary

    You will serve as a Mathematical Statistician in the National Center for Statistics and Analysis (NCSA), reporting to the Division Chief of the Evaluation Division. In this capacity you will plan and execute analyses designed to evaluate the effectiveness of vehicle regulations and certain unregulated vehicle safety countermeasures present in the vehicle fleet on behalf of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

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    Responsibilities

    As a Mathematical Statistician, you will:

    • Develop the overall approach and methods for evaluating a standard or a behavioral safety program, specifying data sources, statistical techniques, and the timetable for the evaluation.
    • Perform statistical analyses independently or in collaboration with the Division Chief to obtain an assessment of a standard's or a program's effectiveness, benefits and impacts.
    • Write complete evaluation documents, or the statistical analysis portions of them, which after review and concurrence of the Division Chief, the Office Director and NHTSA management, present the agency's views on the benefits and costs of existing standards or traffic safety programs.
    • Lead, perform, or participate in the conduct of comprehensive evaluations of existing Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards and other major behavioral safety and motor vehicle programs.

    The Ideal Candidate Statement:  This position is highly self-motivated and possesses excellent mathematical and statistical analytical capabilities. The ideal candidate has excellent oral and written communication skills, since they will be writing analysis reports. NHTSA is seeking a candidate capable of working cooperatively with other offices within NHTSA, to understand countermeasures using extensive crash data bases. Experience working with large data bases and experience working with SAS programming is preferred.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    13

  • Job family (Series)

    1529 Mathematical Statistics

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