Career Opportunities for Statistical Assistant at Mathematica Policy Research

Career Opportunities for Statistical Assistant at Mathematica Policy Research

Mathematica is a nationally recognized research organization that conducts social policy studies on disability, early childhood, education, family support, health, labor, nutrition, and international issues. Our mission is to improve public well-being by bringing the highest standards of quality, objectivity, and excellence to bear on the work we do for our clients, which include federal, state, and local government agencies, as well as private foundations.

We are looking for an entry-level statistical assistant in our Washington D.C. office. Assistants support all statistical activities including survey sampling, data analysis, and project management. The contributions of our statistical assistants underpin our company’s core offerings in program evaluation and data analytics, which yield crucial evidence and information for policy and decision makers.

Mathematica offers our employees a stimulating, team-oriented work environment, competitive salaries, and a comprehensive benefits package. We provide generous paid time off, tuition reimbursement, and an on-site fitness center.


Statistical assistants contribute throughout the course of a project on the following:
Perform literature searches, reviews, and abstract articles
Compile and track datasets
Perform data analyses during R, SAS, or Stata
Summarize results using descriptive statistics, tables, and data visualizations
Assist with writing reports and memos
Position Requirements
Bachelor’s degree with an excellent academic record, including courses in statistics, economics, mathematics, social science, or computer science
Academic or work experience performing data analysis using a statistical computer package, including R, SAS, or Stata
Strong organizational and communication skills
Ability to work independently and in a dynamic, interdisciplinary teams

Please attach your cover letter, resume, and transcripts (unofficial are acceptable). You will be asked to attach these materials during the online application process. The direct apply URL for this position is:


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