[R-jobs] R Programmer Vacancy - USDA Center for Veterinary Biologics

D@vid@Siev m@iii@g oii @phis@usd@@gov D@vid@Siev m@iii@g oii @phis@usd@@gov
Tue Dec 8 20:12:11 CET 2009

Statistical Programmer - USDA Center for Veterinary Biologics

The USDA Center for Veterinary Biologics is seeking a statistical
programmer with good R skills. The position is a two-year term position in
the CVB Statistics Section with the possibility of becoming permanent.
Applicants must be United States citizens.

The position calls for a thorough knowledge of R and aptitude in both
programming and data analysis in order to develop tools for manipulating,
managing, and analyzing data. Experience is preferred, but qualified entry
level candidates will be considered. In addition, a strong candidate should
be able to interact well with consulting statisticians, scientists, and
information technology personnel.

Benefits include flexible work schedule, ten paid federal holidays, liberal
leave allowance (annual leave, sick leave, and family friendly leave
policy), life insurance program, health insurance program, retirement and
thrift savings plan, and optional long term care insurance.  Starting
salary based on experience and education.

The Center for Veterinary Biologics regulates vaccines, diagnostics, and
other immunobiologics used to manage animal diseases.  It is located on the
500-acre campus of the National Centers for Animal Health in Ames, Iowa,
where it maintains a close affiliation with the other animal disease
centers on the campus as well as nearby Iowa State University.  The CVB
Statistics Section provides statistical services to scientific reviewers
and laboratory scientists.

Ames is known for its stimulating cultural environment, pleasant
surroundings, and stable economy.  It was ranked second out of 189 other
small cities by The New Rating Guide to Life in America's Small Cities.  It
is 40 minutes north of Des Moines International Airport.

David Siev
Statistics Section Leader
USDA Center for Veterinary Biologics
Ames, IA 50010
david.siev using aphis.usda.gov

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