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Statistician- Atlanta, GA (ID# 15472)

Cherokee Nation Assurance (CNA) delivers a broad spectrum of professional management consulting services to its defense, health, environmental and civilian agency clients. To assist clients in achieving their goals, CNA provides a tailored management approach for complex government programs and disciplines including health information technology, research & science, program management, communications, correspondence and document management, governance and administrative support. Wholly owned by Cherokee Nation, CNA is part of the Cherokee Nation Businesses family of companies.

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The position will provide professional health communication and project management support for communication and partnership projects developed by the Division of Laboratory Systems


  • Provides support to client in designing national surveys, record linkage techniques, and imputation techniques for missing values in data related to laboratory health systems data.
  • Plans, designs, coordinates, and executes statistical studies/projects :in collaboration with DLS programs in the areas of health systems research and performance evaluation of public health laboratory systems.
  • Prepare Statistical Analysis Plans (SAPs), and ensure that proposed methods are detailed, complete, accurate, rigorous, and methodologically correct.
  • Execute statistical studies/projects by designing surveys, questionnaires, experiments, and opinion polls to collect the laboratory health systems data
  • Determine the type and size of the sample to be surveyed or polled, and imputation techniques for missing values in data
  • Analyze and identify trends and relationships within the data
  • Conduct tests to determine the data’s validity and to account for high survey nonresponse rates or sampling error
  • Present the findings from analyses (written reports, tables, charts, and graphs) and discuss the data’s limitations in order to prevent inaccurate conclusions from being drawn
  • Prepare statistical summaries that include tables, listings, and figures, together with their p-values and other inferential statistics as appropriate
  • Delivers briefings and presents technical papers to management.


  • No supervisory authority


  • Masters or Phd in Statistics, Applied Math, Econometrics or closely related field.
  • Experience using statistical modeling software.
  • Experience using mathematical and statistical methods to develop alternatives and solutions to problems
  • Experience designing research projects, estimating data, analysis, and reporting and presenting results


  • Strong problem-solving and analytical abilities
  • Ability to work effectively independently and within teams across functional areas
  • Experience in the development, use, and evaluation of mathematics models, methods, and/or techniques (e.g., algorithm development) to study issues and solve problems


  • Work is conducted in a climate controlled office environment.
  • The environment may require prolonged sitting, prolonged standing, and light lifting up to 20 lbs.


Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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