Statistical Geneticist

Organization: 
Ambry Genetics
Job Location: 
Aliso Viejo
Benefits: 

Ambry Genetics offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. Benefits include a generous paid time off program, medical, dental, vision, 401K, 125c and a variety of supplemental coverage (legal, pet insurance, additional life, etc.). Interested, qualified candidates should submit a letter of interest and curriculum vitae.

Job Description: 

The main responsibilities include collaborating with biologists, bioinformaticians, and clinicians to design statistical analyses; perform statistical support to genetic analyses in family, cohort, and case-control studies to evaluate genetic and environmental associations with clinical phenotypes; determine variables to be studied and sample size; discuss statistically valid data collection methods; gathering and analyzing data to yield meaningful conclusions about important questions; assisting with the preparation of statistical analysis plan (SAP).

Requirements: 
  • At least Master Degree in Statistics, Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, Mathematics, or related field with at least 2 years of related experience.
  • Extensive experience in statistical classification/supervised learning and feature/variable selection techniques, such as LDA, KNN, and etc.
  • Knowledge of biology, such as genetics, genomics, and molecular biology
  • Proficient in R
  • Experience in databases and SQL query
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
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    About Our Organization: 

    Ambry Genetics is a thriving and fun company that provides molecular diagnostics and biotechnology services. The company is currently located in Aliso Viejo, Orange County, California. Ambry Genetics is one of the leaders of applying cutting-edge technologies into clinical diagnostics.