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From: Heather Johnson <heather@genomedx.com>
Subject: [d-ssc] Job posting
Date: 18 September, 2013 1:35:13 PM PDT

Senior Biostatistician
Location: Vancouver, BC
Status: Full time


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.

Key Responsibilities

·         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


o    Highly motivated PhD or Master’s level candidate in biostatistics or related statistical program

o    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

o    The candidate must have experience with R statistical software package, but experience with S-PLUS or SAS is also desirable

o    Knowledge of FDA, CLIA or other regulatory guidelines is required

o    3-5 years industry experience is required

o    Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills are required

o    Experience with an array platform, NGS, or high-throughput technology is an asset

o    Familiarity with clinical trials is preferred

o    Experience with an array platform, NGS, or high-throughput technology and knowledge of epidemiology is an asset

Heather Johnson
Office Manager | GenomeDx BIosciences Inc.
311 Water Street, Suite 400, Vancouver, BC V6B 1B8
Toll Free 1.888.975.4540 x103| Fax: 1. 1.866.505.5161
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