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Statistician - Genetic Research

Hyper Recruitment Solutions
£50000 - £65000 per annum
Closing date
23 Dec 2022

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Full Time

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Statistician - Genetic Research
Cambridge - Hybrid working

HRS are working with a Biotechnology company whose innovative technology is helping to change the lives of cancer patients. Through their ground-breaking developments in non-invasive diagnostic products, they help detect cancer at the early stage & help monitor treatment & recovery.

We are seeking a talented statistician, experienced in developing & optimising algorithms to join their research team in Cambridge, & collaborate with partners in the USA in applying statistical methodologies to large NGS genomic data sets.

This position offers the flexibility to work on a hybrid basis with occasional trips to their site in Cambridge and will be integral in furthering the understanding & efficiency of diagnostic methodologies that have the potential to greatly improve the experience & outcomes of Cancer patients.

Key duties and responsibilities:
In this position you will further the understanding and application of statistical methodologies to genomic data sets for the analysis of NGS cancer genomics data, biomarker development, innovative algorithm design to optimise diagnostic technologies. This will involve:

1. Contributing to the development of novel methodologies and algorithms for the analysis of circulating tumour DNA.
2. Developing and implementing statistical algorithms for the analysis of genomic data sets, such as variant calling, background model estimation or scoring methods.
3. Carrying out statistical / data analysis for scientific or clinical studies.
4. Developing production ready, regulatory compliant code in partnership with the software development team.

Role requirements:

·PhD in the field of statistics, mathematics, physics or relevant mathematical subject.
·Proven experience of developing & optimising algorithms, ideally to solve biological problems.
·Good knowledge of coding / programming in Python & R.

Key Words: Biostatistics, R, Statistics, Bioinformatics, DNA, NGS, Genomic, Statistical

Hyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer who are certified by Investors in People for talent development. We therefore welcome applications for any interested parties who fulfil the role requirements for this position. HRS is a company exclusively supporting the science and technology sectors, and is made up of a collaboration of recruitment professionals and scientists. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.


Hyper Recruitment Solutions is a specialist and highly compliant recruitment consultancy dedicated to the Science and Technology sectors.

Hyper Recruitment Solutions (HRS), founded and run by Ricky Martin and in partnership with Lord Alan Sugar, has a wealth of recruitment expertise as well as compliance and commercial awareness. We offer a range of permanent, temporary and contract staff.

Our vision is to provide recruitment solutions which will assist in the improvement and quality of life for all. To do so, HRS will focus on the support of sectors whose primary focus is in making the world a better place. This could be working for a Pharmaceutical company who is developing new and existing therapeutics or an FMCG business who is making the latest consumer products in a sustainable and efficient way. We want to provide a service to those areas of actual need which will have an impact on us all.

We provide services across a broad range of industries including the following specialist sectors:

• Biotechnology
• Pharmaceutical
• Medical Device
• Clinical Research
• Food / FMCG
• Engineering
• Science

With all jobseekers we are looking to form close relationships where we can offer you the most accurate and useful advice. We intend to not only find and present the most ideal career options to you, but we want to provide advice on the entire recruitment process. We are a business who listens and advises and as shown on our website we have a clear ‘candidate commitment’ to ensure your search is in the most professional and capable hands. Some of the key areas we focus on include:

• Quality Assurance (including Qualified Persons)
• Clinical Research (all phases and therapeutic fields)
• Bioinformatics
• Research & Development
• Consumer Insight and Sensory
• Lean and Continuous Improvement
• Engineering (all disciplines)
• Manufacturing, Scale up and Technology Transfer
• Packaging and Sustainability 
• Medical Affairs
• Sales and Business Development
• Information Systems & Technology
• Executive Appointments

HRS has been awarded membership to the REC (Recruitment and Employment Confederation) and APSCo (Association of Professional Staffing Companies). This is to assure all clients and candidates that our processes and practices comply with all relevant government and recruitment industry regulations.

Lord Sugar, Ricky Martin and everyone at HRS look forward to working with you. Please do not hesitate to visit our website or contact us via
Telephone: 02032 255 120

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0203 910 2980
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