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Fwd: [d-ssc] Full-time experienced Biostatistician needed for medical diagnostics startup in Vancouver

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From: Sarah Neumann <sarah@genomedx.com>
Subject: [d-ssc] Full-time experienced Biostatistician needed for medical diagnostics startup in Vancouver
Date: 10 January, 2013 1:25:46 PM PST

Location: Vancouver, BC
Position: Biostatistician
Status: Full time
Please send CV and cover letter to careers@genomedx.com
The Opportunity:
GenomeDx Biosciences is a dynamic start-up molecular diagnostics company focused on oncology. The company is currently seeking a Biostatistician with a strong analytical background and good communication skills. This individual will also work on a multidisciplinary team of researchers and will be required to participate in meetings and discussions.
·          Provide sound strategic, scientific and statistical input to support the company’s discovery and validation work
·          Authors the statistical section of study protocols and grant applications, incorporating appropriate statistical methods for study design and analysis 
·          Responsible for development of study analysis plans and the statistical programs to perform analyses; is able to present the results in a manner appropriate for the healthcare community
·          Authors the results sections of clinical study reports and/or scientific publications in collaborations with other institutions
·          Responsible for the scientific integrity of the clinical studies and the accuracy of the reported results 
·          Engages in discussions and research to improve statistical methodologies 
The Ideal Candidate:
·          Highly motivated PhD or Master's level candidate in biostatistics or related statistical program
·          Sound knowledge of theoretical and applied statistics is required, with an emphasis on methods appropriate for prospective and retrospective studies related to biomedical and public health sciences 
·          The candidate must have experience with R statistical software package, but experience with S-PLUS or SAS is also desirable
·          Knowledge of  FDA, CLIA or other regulatory guidelines is required
·          3-5 years industry experience is required
·          Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills are required
·          Experience with an array platform, NGS, or high-throughput technology is an asset
·          Familiarity with clinical trials is preferred
·          Knowledge in Epidemiology is an asset
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