Biostatistician

Location
Cambridge
Salary
£40000 to £70000 per annum
Posted
03 May 2019
Closes
31 May 2019
Ref
J5631159
Contact
Lucie McGrath
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are currently looking for a Biostatistician to join a leading company based in the Cambridgeshire area. As the Biostatistician you will be responsible for involvement in the development of methods for statistical association and helping extend the companies informatics platform.

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Your duties as the Biostatistician will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. Develop methods for statistical association of large-scale (meta)genomics datasets with clinical metadata

2. Idenitfy, develop and implement new analytical, statistical and machine-learning methods to improve the companies informatics platform

3. Provide statistical input into study designs and analysis plans for complex datasets including clinical trials

4. Provide statistical support across the company.

ROLE REQUIREMENTS:

To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Biostatistician we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. PhD or Masters in Biostatistics, statistics or related discipline, or equivalent experience.

2. Proficiency in a high-level programming language, e.g. Perl or Python.

3. A working knowledge and practical experience with machine learning methods and running analyses on a high performance compute: farms, clusters or cloud.
4. Experience working with patient metadata and microbial genomics / metagenomics is desirable.

Key Words: Statistics, Biostatistician, Statistician, Perl, Python, Machine Learning, Cloud, AWS, genomics, metadata, metabolomics, modelling, informatics, data analysis

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