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Grade: 09

1 Choose the statement that best describes your education and specialized experience that qualifies you for this GS-09 position. Answer to this question is required
  • I have completed 2 academic years (36 credit hours or 54 quarter hours) of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a master’s degree, or have a master’s or equivalent degree.
  • I have a full year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-07 level as described in the vacancy announcement.
  • I have a combination of education and specialized experience as described in the vacancy announcement.
  • I do not meet any of the requirements listed above.
2 What level of education have you obtained in the fields of psychology, human-computer interaction, statistics, or other relevant disciplines? Answer to this question is required
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Graduate certificate or citation (not part of a bachelor's, master's, or doctoral degree program)
  • 4-6 graduate courses in mathematics, statistics, or survey methodology (not included in a certificate program)
  • Master's degree
  • Doctoral degree
  • None of the above
3 I have training in conducting studies related to: Answer to this question is required
  • Usability Testing
  • Human-computer interaction
  • Human-centered designs
  • Questionnaire design
  • Other behavioral research
  • None of the above
4 Do you have research results relating to usability, human-computer interaction or user-centered design matters that you have published in journal articles? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
5 Describe your training in conducting human-computer interaction and/or usability research. Answer to this question is required
  • I have no training in these areas.
  • I have less than 1 year of training in conducting human-computer interaction and/or usability research.
  • I have 1-3 years training in conducting human-computer interaction and/or usability research.
  • I have 3-5 years training in conducting human-computer interaction and/or usability research.
  • I have more than 5 years training in conducting human-computer interaction
6 Indicate the types of statistical methods courses you have completed. Answer to this question is required
  • Statistics courses such as social statistics, econometrics, or business statistics
  • Research methodology
  • Multiple regression techniques
  • None of the above
7 Select a response from the choices below that best describes your highest level of training and/or experience in conducting analyses using statistical software packages (e.g., SAS, SPSS, R, Python, STATA, or MATLAB, etc.). Your résumé and other supporting documentation will be reviewed to verify your responses. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it in a professional or academic environment.
  • I have performed this task as a part of a team in a professional or academic environment.
  • I have performed this task independently in a professional or academic environment.
  • I have led a team in this task in a professional or academic environment.

Grade: All Grades

You MUST submit a complete resume in order to be considered for this position. Please review the required documents section of the vacancy announcement for further information.
I certify that I have read the "Who May Be Considered" AND the "Job Summary" sections of this vacancy announcement and I understand that if I am a previous or current Federal competitive employee (includes most Census employees) looking for a transfer, promotion, reassignment, or reinstatement, this vacancy may not afford me the best advantage. I understand my option to consult with the HR office listed on the vacancy if I have any questions.
1 How did you learn about this position? Answer to this question is required
  • Career Fair
  • Census Bureau Employee
  • College Information Session/Classroom Presentation
  • Friend/Colleague
  • Individuals with Disabilities Recruitment Event
  • Internship
  • Job Search Website
    1.1 From which job search website did you learn about this position?
    • CareerBuilder.com
    • Glassdoor.com
    • Monster.com
    • TweetMyJobs.com
    • USAJOBS.gov
    • US.jobs
    • Other
  • Print Advertisement
    1.1 From which kind of print advertisement did you learn about this position?
    • Brochure
    • Magazine
    • Newspaper
    • Other
  • Professional Conference/Organization
    1.1 From which professional conference/organization did you learn about this position?
    • American Economic Association
    • American Statistical Association
    • League of United Latin American Citizens
    • National Association for Business Economics
    • National Society of Black Engineers
    • Other
  • Professional Magazine/Trade Journal
  • Radio/TV Announcement
  • Recruiter/Headhunter/Search Firm
  • Social Network
    1.1 From which social network did you learn about this position?
    • Black Planet
    • Facebook
    • Hootsuite
    • LinkedIn
    • Pinterest
    • Twitter
    • YouTube
    • Other
  • Special Emphasis/Affinity Group
  • Veterans Recruitment Event
  • Other
2 Have you held a political appointment within the previous five-year period? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3 I authorize the sharing of my application for other similar positions within United States Census Bureau. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
4 Do you currently have at least a cumulative 3.0 GPA? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
5 Are you currently enrolled and seeking a diploma, degree, or certificate in a qualifying educational institution on a full or half-time basis? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
6 Do you have one of the following: a degree in behavioral or social science; or related disciplines appropriate to the position OR Combination of education and experience that provided knowledge of one or more of the behavioral or social sciences equivalent to a major in the field OR Four years of appropriate experience that demonstrated knowledge of one or more of the behavioral or social sciences equivalent to a major in the field? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No