What Mathematicians Do
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.
Other Job Titles Mathematicians May Have
Computational Mathematician, Cryptographer, Mathematician, Research Scientist
Tasks & Responsibilities May Include Address the relationships of quantities, magnitudes, and forms through the use of numbers and symbols. Disseminate research by writing reports, publishing papers, or presenting at professional conferences. Maintain knowledge in the field by reading professional journals, talking with other mathematicians, and attending professional conferences. Apply mathematical theories and techniques to the solution of practical problems in business, engineering, the sciences, or other fields. Conduct research to extend mathematical knowledge in traditional areas, such as algebra, geometry, probability, and logic. See More
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