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Statisticians at RAND have many exciting opportunities to advance policy research by collaborating on multidisciplinary project teams, developing statistical methods, and leading research projects. There are also opportunities to teach at the Pardee RAND Graduate School. Our group of seventeen Ph.D. statisticians and fourteen master’s-level statisticians provides a collegial and stimulating environment.
Candidates should have strong theoretical training, a genuine interest in applied statistics, and excellent oral and written communication skills. We seek both recent graduates and experienced statisticians with substantial publication records and extensive applied experience. Location options include Santa Monica, CA, Pittsburgh, PA, Boston, MA, and Washington, DC. Applicants should apply online at www.rand.org/jobs (click on “Find a Job” and search for the “Statistician” position). Please submit a cover letter, CV, statement of research interests and consulting experience, and writing sample online as pdf documents. Graduate transcripts (if degree received after 2015) and three letters of recommendation should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin in mid-October; complete applications received by December 16, 2018 will receive priority consideration.
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About RAND Corporation
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