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Research Support Specialist

About U. S. Bureau of the Census

Position available with the U. S. Census Bureau in its internationally known Center for Statistical Research and Methodology (CSRM), in the Washington, DC area. The position is open until filled; however, candidates are urged to apply as soon as possible. (For more information see https://www.census.gov/topics/research/stat-research.html.)

Duties

Works with and assists the research staff of CSRM in matters related to research support, e.g., general office work (time-keeping, travel assistance, greeting visitors, assisting with some research projects, proofreading, record keeping, some research assistance with seminars, special systems), data analysis, computer programming, assisting in the writing and reviewing of technical reports/papers.

Qualifications

BA/BS in statistics, computer science, mathematics, or related area; strong communication skills (oral and written); and strong ability to work with others, mostly Ph.D. researchers.

Application instructions

RPCVs and transitioning staff with active NCE who possess the requisite skills and experience are encouraged to apply by e-mailing the following documents to Dr. Tommy Wright at [email protected]. (1) Cover Letter; (2) Resume; (3) Academic Transcript(s); and (4) Description of Peace Corps service/certification of noncompetitive status.

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Equal Opportunity Employment

The posting employer has certified that this announcement complies with Peace Corps’ Equal Opportunity Employment policy:

The Peace Corps is committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees, Volunteers, and applicants for employment and volunteer service. Peace Corps policy prohibits discrimination and harassment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age (40 or over), disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, parental status, political affiliation, union membership, genetic information, or history of participation in the Equal Employment Opportunity process, grievance procedure, or any authorized complaint procedure.

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