The NSF is seeking a candidate for the position of Science Resources Analyst within the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics (NCSES),
Directorate for Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences (SBE). The incumbent is part of the Science and Engineering Indicators (SEI) Program within NCSES. The program is responsible for the production of two congressionally-mandated reports and other analyses
on a broad range of topics relating to science and technology (S&T) in the United States and globally. SEI develops the National Science Board's Science and Engineering Indicators report (Indicators) to the President and the Congress. The Indicators report
provides quantitatively based, policy neutral, policy relevant, and balanced analyses using a broad range of national and international data.
As one of the principal statistical agencies, NCSES has as its prime objective the development of factual and analytical information on the science
and engineering enterprise. This includes data collections, surveys, methodological development, data dissemination, and analytic activities. NCSES accomplishes its work using both in-house staff and contractors. NCSES is also responsible for developing networks
with agencies, officials, or researchers working on similar issues in other countries or multinational organizations. Since skills in a variety of academic areas are required to accomplish NCSES's work, the Staff constitutes an interdisciplinary group who
shares their specialized skills to accomplish the overall mission of the Division. The incumbent plans, develops, and oversees analysis, publication, information, and outreach activities in support of overall division goals.
Candidates must have a Ph.D. in survey research, statistics, mathematics, social sciences or a related field; plus after award of the Ph.D., four or more
years of experience in working with social science data, methods, analytic tools, theories, and perspectives in publications and research projects; OR, a Master’s degree in survey research, statistics, mathematics, social sciences or a related field; plus
after award of the Master’s, eight or more years of experience in working with social science data, methods, analytic tools, theories, and perspectives in publications and research projects and must include at least six years of experience in the analysis
of complex datasets.
Applications will be accepted from US Citizens. Recent changes in Federal Appropriations Law require Non-Citizens to meet certain eligibility criteria
to be considered. Therefore, Non-Citizens must certify eligibility by signing and attaching this Citizenship Affidavit to their application (
Interested candidates can learn more about the position and its requirements, apply for through USA Jobs: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/476502600
The vacancy closes on August 22, 2017
Carol A. Robbins
Science and Engineering Indicators Program
National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics
National Science Foundation