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Job opening at the U.S. Government Accountability Office

Sam Portnow writes:

I am a statistician at the U.S. Government Accountability Office, and we are hiring for a statistician. The full job announcement is below. Personally, I think our office is a really great place to do social science research within the federal government.


The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) has two vacancies for senior statisticians / mathematical statisticians to support teams on the selection and implementation of appropriate statistical methodologies for engagements in accordance with GAO and professional standards. There are separate links for federal employees and the general public.

Current/former Federal Employees:

Open to the Public:

This position is located in the Applied Research and Methods (ARM), Center for Statistics and Data Analysis (CSDA). ARM is made up of professionals with expertise in designing and executing appropriate methodologies that help GAO improve the performance and ensure the accountability of the federal government. ARM’s Centers offer expertise in many areas including, engagement design, qualitative and quantitative social science research methods, economics, data analysis, evaluation, statistics, surveys, and future-oriented analyses. In addition, technical chiefs provide expertise in economics, actuarial science and accounting. For more see

We strive for a workplace that values, respects, and treats all employees fairly and a culture that fosters diversity and inclusion. Read more about why GAO is a great place to work:

Please note the closing date of June 23.

Questions? Please contact: Jared Smith, CSDA Director at:;
phone: (202) 512-3572


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