Senior Biostatistician

£50000 to £70000 per annum
05 Aug 2019
02 Sep 2019
Lucie McGrath
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently looking for a Senior 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.


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 and analysis into study designs and analysis plans for complex datasets including clinical trials

4. Provide statistical support across the company, such as carrying out statistical analysis from output of bioinformatics pipelines


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. R, Perl or Python.

3. A working knowledge and practical experience with statistical analysis of clinical trial data 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, R, Perl, Python, Machine Learning, Cloud, AWS, genomics, metadata, metabolomics, modelling, informatics, data analysis, HPC, Bioinformatics, Clinical Trial, Data

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