Center for Economic Studies
The U.S. Census Bureau seeks a Ph.D. economist, with an established record of empirical research, to serve as Lead Research Data Center Administrator (GS-14). Research Data Centers (RDC) are secure Census Bureau facilities where qualified researchers with approved projects can perform statistical analysis on selected internal microdata from the Census Bureau and other statistical agencies.
The Lead RDC Administrator oversees the research activities carried out in the nationwide RDC network. This person works with researchers from academia and other government agencies in developing research proposals, ensures that research activities comply with the Census Bureauís data stewardship policies, tracks the progress of research projects, and supervises the administrators of the various RDCs. The candidate is also expected to carry out a research program using Census Bureau microdata on businesses and/or households, present research at professional conferences, and publish in scholarly journals.
Email an application letter, CV, and a research paper
demonstrating strong empirical skills to Randy Becker at firstname.lastname@example.org
by December 2011.
For more information about the Center for Economic Studies, visit http://www.census.gov/ces/.