Mathematicians


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.
Also called: Agent-Based Modeler, Lead Simulation Modeling Engineer, Research Scientist, Scientist

Knowledge:

    Math and Science
  • arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics
  • physics
    Engineering and Technology
  • computers and electronics
  • product and service development
    Arts and Humanities
  • English language

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • using math to solve problems
  • reading work related information
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
    People and Technology Systems
  • figuring out how a system should work and how changes in the future will affect it
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different options and picking the best one

Abilites:

    Math
  • choose the right type of math to solve a problem
  • add, subtract, multiply, or divide
    Ideas and Logic
  • use rules to solve problems
  • make general rules or come up with answers from lots of detailed information
    Verbal
  • read and understand what is written
  • listen and understand what people say

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include ideas, thinking, and figuring things out.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Attention to Detail
  • Innovation
  • Achievement/Effort
  • Integrity
  • Persistence

Technology:

    Analytical or scientific software
  • Minitab
  • SAS
    Object or component oriented development software
  • C++
  • Python
    Development environment software
  • C
  • Microsoft Visual Basic

Education:

    master's degree
    doctoral degree
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