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Principal Statistician/Statistics Manager
Competitive salary & benefits
Isn’t it time your statistical expertise truly made a difference? We’re looking for a Principal Statistician or Statistics Manager whose specialist input will visibly contribute to the discovery of innovative new medicines and vaccines, enabling people across the world to do more, feel better and live longer.
We are a science-led global healthcare company. We are also a business that has a clear vision to harness statistical thinking to the work of our discovery scientists. Ultimately, our aim is to improve the translation of pre-clinical data to the predictability of clinical trials data.
This makes it an exciting time to join our Statistical Consulting Group in Stevenage. Working closely with our discovery scientists, mainly on pre-clinical studies, you’ll provide statistical consultancy on experimental design, analysis and interpretation of results. This will entail identifying, developing, testing and validating new statistical methods and capabilities, before making final recommendations. Promoting best statistical practice and the innovative use of statistical techniques will also be important.
We’re looking for someone with a postgraduate qualification in statistics or related subjects, together with experience in working with biological/medical scientists or in larger cross disciplinary teams. Ideally, you will have experience on statistical applications in biological areas relevant to drug discovery. As well as the communication skills to interact with scientific colleagues at all levels, you’ll need knowledge of:
- Standard statistical programming languages e.g. SAS or R
- The analysis of high dimensional data e.g. from omics platforms
- Experimental design
- Bayesian methods
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