Mathematician

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Nov 15, 2018
Closes
Nov 23, 2018
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

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


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed Yes Intern First Duty Station move in accordance with the Joint Travel Regulation.


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • Please read this Public Notice in its entirety prior to submitting your application for consideration.
  • U.S. Citizenship is required
  • Males must be registered for Selective Service, see www.sss.gov
  • Total salary varies depending on location of position
  • PCS expenses if authorized will be paid IAW JTR and Air Force Regulations
  • Recruitment incentives may be authorized
  • Position may be subject to random drug testing
  • A security clearance may be required
  • Disclosure of Political Appointments
  • Mobility - you may be required to relocate during or after completion of your training
  • BASIC REQUIREMENTS:
    A. You have a bachelor's or higher degree; AND B. You have 24 semester hours of mathematics and statistics, of which at least 15 semester hours were in mathematics and 6 semester hours were in statistics; AND C. You have at least 6 semester hours of statistics with a calculus prerequisite AND the following mathematics courses: Calculus I, II, and III (or Differential Calculus, Integral Calculus, and Multivariate Calculus), Linear Algebra, 1 additional junior/senior level mathematics course.

    In addition to the basic requirements all applicants applying for the GS-09 grade level must meet 1 of the following requirements
    (education must be completed by 31 Aug 2018):


    A. You have a master's degree, or completed two years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a master's, in Mathematics, Statistics, Biostatistics, Economics, Operations Research, or other field with a major emphasis in statistics; OR B. You have at least 1 year of professional work experience, equivalent to the GS-07 grade level in the Federal service, where your assignments were most often defined by your supervisor or by standard operating procedures, but you used some judgment in selecting the statistical methods and, when necessary, made minor changes to adapt the methods to situations. Your analytical methods and results, written documents, and reports were closely reviewed for technical and analytical adequacy. Your assignments should indicate evidence of statistical work such as: Sample design and estimation for finite populations, Design of data collection, processing, and analysis methods, Applying known statistical inference techniques to real data,& Development of new statistical methods; OR C. You have a combination of graduate education described in "A" and experience described in "B" that when combined meets 100% of the qualifications requirements of this position.


    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:

    1. Professional knowledge of mathematical methods, techniques and procedures to apply general scientific theories and principles of mathematics.
    2. Professional knowledge of mathematics and related disciplines to design, develop and adapt scientific methods and techniques.
    3. Ability to analyze and interpret data with regard to conducting tests, establishing data in support of other work activities, and ascertaining readily identifiable relationships having a bearing on the work.
    4. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
    5. Knowledge of computer operations and standard software applications.


    PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

    VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

    This position has an education requirement. You MUST provide transcripts to support your educational claims. Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. http://www2.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html

    Please submit copies of all transcripts to include transferred hours - Official copies are not required at time of application. If selected, you will be required to provide official copies of all transcripts. ***NOTE***Degree Audits are not accepted.

    If you qualify based on undergraduate education and you have not graduated prior to applying to this position, you may be offered a position contingent upon your final grade point average or class ranking.

    IF USING EDUCATION TO QUALIFY: You MUST provide transcripts to support your educational claims. Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

    FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.

    Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click here. To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated in the "Highly Qualified" or "Best Qualified" Category on the rating criteria for this vacancy. You must submit a copy of the agency notice, your most recent performance rating, and your most recent SF-50 noting position, grade level, and duty location.

    Employed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants): Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants. Click here for more information.

    Selective Service: Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service. For additional information, click here.

    Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit.

    If you have questions regarding this announcement and have hearing or speech difficulties click here.

    Tax Law Impact for PCS:
    On 22-Dec-2017, Public Law 115-97 - the "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 suspended qualified moving expense deductions along with the exclusion for employer reimbursements and payments of moving expenses effective 01-Jan-2018 for tax years 2018 through 2025. The law made taxable certain reimbursements and other payments, including driving mileage, airfare and lodging expenses, en-route travel to the new duty station, and temporary storage of those items. The Federal Travel Regulation Bulletin (FTR) 18-05 issued by General Services Administration (GSA) has authorized agencies to use the Withholding Tax Allowance (WTA) and Relocation Income Tax Allowance (RITA) to pay for "substantially all" of the increased tax liability resulting from the "2018 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act" for certain eligible individuals. For additional information on WTA/RITA allowances and eligibilities, please visit: https://www.gsa.gov/cdnstatic/FTR%20Bulletin%2018_05%20Relocation%20Allowances_0.pdf

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    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    Your latest resume will be used to determine your qualifications.

    Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.

    Your responses to the questionnaire may be compared to the documents you submit. The documents you submit must support your responses to the online questionnaire. If your application contradicts or does not support your questionnaire responses, you will receive a rating of "not qualified" or "insufficient information" and you will not receive further consideration for this job.

    Applicants who disqualify themselves will not be evaluated further.

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