Senior Statistical Geneticist

Organization
Ambry Genetics Corp.
Job Location
Aliso Viejo, CA
Salary
Benefits

Generous PTO, health, dental, vision, life, FSA, 401k, cutting edge science and culture of innovation

Job Description

Job title: Senior Statistical Geneticist

Roles and Responsibilities:
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 and to evaluate genetic 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).

The candidate must be currently eligible to be employed in USA.

Requirements

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

• At least Master Degree in Statistics, Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, Mathematics, or related field with at least 5 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
• Experience with cancer biomarker discovery is a plus

About Our Organization

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