Conduct research in fundamental mathematics or in application of mathematical techniques to science, management, and other fields. Solve problems in various fields using mathematical methods.

Key Competencies * Analytical Thinking * Attention to Detail * Innovation * Integrity * Achievement/Effort * Persistence * Independence * Initiative * Dependability * Adaptability/Flexibility

Representative Tasks * Apply mathematical theories and techniques to the solution of practical problems in business, engineering, the sciences, or other fields. * Develop computational methods for solving problems that occur in areas of science and engineering or that come from applications in business or industry. * Assemble sets of assumptions and explore the consequences of each set.


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Job Family Computer and Mathematical

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