Senior Survey Sampling Statistician

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 02/18/18
Rockville, MD
15+ years experience
Advertising & Marketing Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 02/18/18

Job Summary:

Westat is seeking a senior survey sampling statistician.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • · Developing sample designs (determining stratification and allocation to strata; determine sample size based on differences and power and determine optimal clustering; and select sample).
  • · Selecting and/or constructing appropriate sample frame and developing and documenting weighting plan which includes non-response adjustment and bench-marking.
  • · Developing and conducting imputation for item nonresponse and estimating sampling errors using appropriate software.
  • · Writing specifications for programmers; and preparing reports on sample design, weighting procedures and other methodological issues.
  • · Demonstrated experience meeting with clients and conveying complex statistical concepts.

Job Requirements:

  • · A Ph.D. in statistics with coursework in survey sampling or a master’s in statistics or survey sampling or PhD in survey sampling. Candidates with a master’s degree, at least 15yrs of experience in sample survey design, selection, and weighting is required. Candidates with a Ph.D. degree at least 10yrs of experience in sample survey design, selection, and weighting is required.
  • Candidates must have a publication record in the field.

12917BR

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