A Mathematician solves problems in various fields with the use of mathematical methods, and is concerned with structure, quantity, change and space. He/she conducts research in fundamental mathematics or mathematical technique applications to science, management and such other fields. Some other titles of Mathematician are Computational Physicist, Scientist, Research Scientist, Cryptographer, Computational Scientist, Cryptographic Vulnerability Analyst, Image Scientist, Emerging Solutions Executive, Numerical Analysis Group Manager and Knowledge Engineer.
A Statistician collects, analyzes, interprets and presents data and quantitative information. He/she works in various sectors such as education, health, finance, government, transportation, business and commerce and market research. A Statistician designs and manages surveys and experiments and looks for patterns to make a recommendation or decision. With the aid of software, strong analytical skills and techniques, a Statistician interprets data and communicates results with clients. Some other titles of Statistician are Education Research Analyst, Statistical Analyst, Clinical Biostatistics Director, Research Associate, Institutional Research Director, Research Analyst, Clinical Statistics Manager, Statistical Reporting Analyst and Program Research Specialist.
To qualify for a TN Visa as a Mathematician/Statistician, the applicant for the TN visa must have earned, and is able to provide proof of the following educational requirements:
- Baccalaureate or Licenciatura Degree.
The applicant for a TN visa as a Mathematician/Statistician must also provide the additional requirements:
- Proof of Canadian citizenship;
- A detailed support letter from prospective employer;
- Proof of intent to return to his/her permanent residence in Canada at the expiration of the temporary TN Visa stay
If the applicant is able to provide evidence of the requirements enumerated above, he/she may qualify for a TN Visa as a Mathematician/Statistician.
A qualified Mathematician/Statistician can obtain TN Visa Professional status for a maximum of three years. Any extension of the status may be issued for up to three years provided that the individual continues to comply with the requirements for TN professionals. The number of extensions has no limit. However, the professional must continue to demonstrate that his/her employment is temporary in nature, and that his/her NAFTA entry is not used to bypass normal procedures of immigration.