# Mathematician

## Person with an extensive knowledge of mathematics / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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A **mathematician** is someone who uses an extensive knowledge of mathematics in their work, typically to solve mathematical problems. Mathematicians are concerned with numbers, data, quantity, structure, space, models, and change.

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Occupation type | Academic |

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Competencies | Mathematics, analytical skills and critical thinking skills |

Education required | Doctoral degree, occasionally master's degree |

Fields of employment | universities, private corporations, financial industry, government |

Related jobs | statistician, actuary |

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