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1. From the descriptions below, select the one which best describes your education and/or experience and meets the Basic Qualification Requirements for Mathematical Statistician, GS-1529-13.
2. From the descriptions below, select the one which best describes your experience and meets the Additional Qualification Requirements for Mathematical Statistician, GS-1529-13.
For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Please select only one letter for each item.A- I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
3. Identify, develop and implement appropriate statistical methods, contribute to the statistical methods, appropriate design of surveys, and conduct the analysis and dissemination of large health examination surveys.
4. Monitor statistical research programs and individual projects to identify issues and concerns that may adversely impact on-going research.
5. Develop and conduct research projects that address statistical aspects of large health examination surveys.
6. Contribute to the design of large health examination surveys and other data collection systems to ensure that the resulting data will meet the analytic needs to address public health issues of interest.
7. Conduct and contribute to the appropriate analysis of large health examination surveys and other data to provide valid information about important public health issues.
8. Design, develop, test and implement data quality control procedures for large health examination surveys to ensure continuous assessment and evaluation of survey data.
9. Monitor data quality trends and issues to identify systemic problems that impact the quality and reliability of large health examination survey data and resulting research reports and data files.
10. Advise on the operational aspects of large health examination surveys and other data collection programs to ensure that high quality data are collected to support the development of public health related and/or survey related research products.
11. Ensure research methodologies and science adhere to the highest ethical standards (such as those of Institutional Review Boards (IRBs), the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA), etc.) and procedures for protecting privacy and confidentiality in data products.
12. Interpret findings related to large health examination survey study design, statistical analysis, or data management aspects of a research project, lead discussions with research project teams designed to plan, coordinate and make decisions.
13. Act as a spokesperson on health related and/or survey related data, statistics, research findings and controversial issues regarding large health examination surveys.
14. Present results of research projects to the scientific community at professional meetings and conferences.
15. Participate in national and international conferences and workshops related to large health examination survey statistics and health related data and/or survey data.
16. Review reports and papers for scientific merit and statistical validity, reliability and consistency for large health examination surveys.
17. Prepare comprehensive reports of theoretical and applied statistical research on large health examination surveys, which include discussion of research objectives, statistical and substantive public health related issues, and study results.
18. Disseminate results of research projects on large health examination surveys in a wide range of venues including publications, peer reviewed journals, summaries, manuscripts and special reports.
19. Supervise the development of documents used to conduct day to day business of large health examination surveys such as policies, standard operating procedures and guidelines.
20. Your responses in this Assessment Questionnaire are subject to evaluation and verification. Later steps in the selection process are specifically designed to verify your responses. Deliberate attempts to falsify information will be grounds for disqualifying you or for dismissing you from employment following acceptance. Please take this opportunity to review your responses to ensure their accuracy.
If you fail to answer this question, you will be disqualified from consideration for this position.
I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, all of the information included in this questionnaire is true, correct, and provided in good faith. I understand that if I make an intentional false statement, or commit deception or fraud in this application and its supporting materials, or in any document or interview associated with the examination process, I may be fined or imprisoned (18 U.S.C. 1001); my eligibilities may be cancelled, I may be denied an appointment, or I may be removed and debarred from Federal service (5 C.F.R. part 731). I understand that any information I give may be investigated. I understand that responding "No" to this item will result in my not being considered for this position.