Advanced/Senior Biostatistician

Agilent Technologies
Job Location
1005 Mark Avenue
Carpinteria, CA 93013
Job Description

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We are currently seeking an experienced Biostatistician with medical device background for our Dako North America office in Carpinteria, CA to work within the field of Companion Diagnostics.


*Prepares statistical analysis plans and writes detailed specifications for analysis methods.

*Interprets analyses and writes statistical sections of study protocols and reports.

*Supports teams in the planning, design, conduct, and reporting of studies, as well as in regulatory submissions, to meet project objectives, including internal/external validation, and clinical studies.

*Collaborates with pharmaceutical partners in support of clinical development projects and presentations/publications.

*Communicates with the FDA regarding statistical analysis issues. Provides technical and strategic support in resolving issues.

Required Skills:

*Strong knowledge of statistical (theoretical) principles and applied statistics.

*Experience with statistical software such as R, S-Plus, and SAS.

*Good understanding of molecular biology, cancer, immunology, genetics or genomics in addition to standard molecular assays and technologies.

*Ability to create study specifications and provide support in the review of data management documentation.

*Stays up-to-date on new developments in statistics, molecular technology, drug development and regulatory guidance through literature review, industry workshops, etc.


Masters Degree or PhD in Biostatistics or equivalent.
Typically 4-5 years relevant experience for entry to this level. 

Requires in-depth knowledge and experience in job and ability to work independently. Other Qualifications:

*Ability to provide mentorship and promote teamwork in a multi-disciplinary team setting.

*Good organizational skills with the ability to adapt and adjust to changing priorities.

*A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required.

*Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.

*Excellent written and verbal communications skills.

*Positive attitude and the ability to work well with others.

Agilent Technologies, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We value diversity at all levels. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, pregnancy, race, religion or religious creed, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, local law, ordinance, or regulation and will not be discriminated against on these bases.

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