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Published:November 17th, 2007 04:56 EST
CIA Needs You, Analytic Methodologist

CIA Needs You, Analytic Methodologist

By SOP newswire

Developing and applying new or established analytic methodologies that include social science research methods, statistics, operations research and econometrics, mathematical and geospatial modeling to add rigor and precision to intelligence analysis and collection is the responsibility of the Analytic Methodologist. Agency analysts are encouraged to maintain and broaden their professional ties through academic study, contacts and attendance at professional meetings. They may also choose to pursue additional studies in fields relevant to their areas of responsibility. Opportunities exist for foreign and domestic travel, language training, analytic and management training, and assignments to other offices in the Agency and throughout the US Government."

*Higher starting salary possible depending on experience level.

Minimum requirements include an advanced degree and experience in fields involving statistics; mathematics; econometrics; GIS/remote sensing; operations research; computer or mathematical programming; survey research, design, and analysis, gaming, and modeling. A GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale is also required, along with good oral expression and strong writing skills, including the demonstrated ability to write concise prose, such as for a newspaper and research papers. You must also possess a strong interest in international affairs, and the ability to work in a team environment. Foreign language ability, particularly in Arabic, Chinese (any dialect), Russian or Spanish, is a plus, as is familiarity with database creation and manipulation.

All applicants must successfully complete a thorough medical and psychological exam, a polygraph interview and an extensive background investigation. US citizenship is required.

To be considered suitable for Agency employment, applicants must generally not have used illegal drugs within the last twelve months. The issue of illegal drug use prior to twelve months ago is carefully evaluated during the medical and security processing.

Important Notice: Friends, family, individuals, or organizations may be interested to learn that you are an applicant for or an employee of the CIA. Their interest, however, may not be benign or in your best interest. You cannot control whom they would tell. We therefore ask you to exercise discretion and good judgment in disclosing your interest in a position with the Agency. You will receive further guidance on this topic as you proceed through your CIA employment processing.

Note: Multiple submissions are unnecessary and will slow the processing of your resume. Of course, if you made an error in your submission or need to update your resume, you may submit another resume. The second resume will overwrite the first.

Work Schedule:



Full Time

$44,465 " $86,801*

Washington, DC metropolitan area