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Vacancy Details

Grade: 12

1 Do you have at least 1 year of specialized experience which is equivalent to grade 11 level in this series? This specialized experience is that which equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position as described in this vacancy announcement. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
2 What is your highest level of achievement in the field of economics, statistics or other social science? Answer to this question is required
  • I have no experience in this field.
  • I have conducted research in this field under supervision from a graduate professor, supervisor, or senior employee.
  • I have written an official report, authored a paper for a formal working paper series, or presented research at a professional meeting in this field but have not completed a dissertation.
  • I have written or am in the process of writing a doctoral dissertation in this field.
  • I have authored peer-reviewed journal articles which have been accepted for publication in this field.
  • I have authored peer-reviewed journal articles which have been published in this field.
3 What is your level of experience with any of the following topics: health insurance, disability, income or poverty measurement in surveys, labor economics, econometrics, government transfer and benefit programs (such as Social Security, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), Medicaid, Medicare), Industrial organization, economic indicators, macroeconomics, trade or innovation? Answer to this question is required
  • I have no experience with any of these topics.
  • I have conducted research on at least one of these topics under supervision from a graduate, professor, supervisor, or senior employee.
  • I have written an official report, authored a paper for a formal working series, or presented research at a professional meeting on at least one of these topics but have not completed a dissertation.
  • I have written or am in the process of writing a doctoral dissertation on one of these topics.
  • I have authored peer-reviewed journal articles on one of these topics which have been accepted for publication.
  • I have authored peer-reviewed journal articles on one of these topics which have been published.
4 Do you have experience estimating functional relationships with one or more of the following estimation procedures in an applied research problem? Answer to this question is required
  • Linear regression models
  • Systems of regression equations
  • Simultaneous equation models
  • Non-linear regression models
  • Limited dependent variable models
  • Time series models
  • Maximum likelihood techniques
  • Instrumental variables
  • Panel data estimators
  • None of the above
5

Please select the response that best describes your highest level of training/experience using statistical software packages (SAS, Stata, R, and/or Python).

Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training, or experience using statistical software packages.
  • I have had education or training using statistical software packages but have not yet conducted statistical analysis using this software.
  • I have used statistical software packages for conducting statistical analysis under close supervision from an instructor, graduate professor, supervisor, or senior employee.
  • I have used statistical software packages for conducting statistical analysis regularly, independently, and usually without review by a graduate professor, supervisor, or senior employee.
  • I have used statistical software packages for conducting statistical analysis regularly and independently, and I have trained others in its use and/or I am normally consulted by others as an expert in its use.
6 Do you have experience planning and conducting social or economic research on using longitudinal data (e.g., Survey of Income and Program Participation), other household survey microdata (e.g., Current Population Survey, American Community Survey, or American Housing Survey), business data (e.g., Economic Census, Annual Survey of Manufactures, Survey of Business Owners), administrative record data, or linked administrative and survey data? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
7 How many times have you presented results of your empirical social science research or data products at professional organization conferences or academic institutions? Answer to this question is required
  • 1-3 times
  • 4-5 times
  • 6-7 times
  • 8 or more times
  • None of the above

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.
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