Research Support Specialist

U. S. Bureau of the Census
  • Location
    Washington, D.C.
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Early Career
  • Posted
    Sep 18

Position description

Position available with the U. S. Census Bureau in its internationally known Center for Statistical Research and Methodology (CSRM), in the Washington, DC area. The position is open until filled; however, candidates are urged to apply as soon as possible. (For more information see




Works with and assists the research staff of CSRM in matters related to research support, e.g., general office work (time-keeping, travel assistance, greeting visitors, assisting with some research projects, proofreading, record keeping, some research assistance with seminars, special systems), data analysis, computer programming, assisting in the writing and reviewing of technical reports/papers.




BA/BS in statistics, computer science, mathematics, or related area; strong communication skills (oral and written); and strong ability to work with others, mostly Ph.D. researchers.

Application instructions

RPCVs and transitioning staff with active NCE who possess the requisite skills and experience are encouraged to apply by e-mailing the following documents to Dr. Tommy Wright at [email protected]. (1) Cover Letter; (2) Resume; (3) Academic Transcript(s); and Description of Peace Corps service/certification of noncompetitive status.