About the Role
Biostatisticians design and implement experiments and statistical analysis in the context of biological research, development, product validations, clinical trials and scientific publications. They determine proper methodology, testing standards, and evaluation processes, producing high quality written documentation for varying audiences. Biostatisticians investigate, analyse, and evaluate complex statistical and programming issues performing quality control of datasets and outputs.
Key Industries for employment opportunities are within Medical & Health Care, Pharmaceuticals, Research, Biotechnology and Higher Education.
Salary Expectations: $91,000 – $130,000
Qualifications, Training, Licenses
Bachelors. degree in Statistics, Statistical Genetics, Bioinformatics, Biostatistics, Computer Science or a related field (Minimum).
Master’s degree in Biostatistics or a related discipline (such as Epidemiology, Public Health, Computer Science, Mathematics, Econometrics, Engineering, Physical Sciences) (Preferred).
Knowledge & Capabilities
Excellent computer skills including experience with programming in at least two of the following: SAS, Stata, SPSS, R and Python
Experience with the collection, recording, and analysis of experimental data.
Working knowledge of statistical methods.
Experience in univariate and multivariate statistical analysis, data transformation, data normalisation, and data visualisation.
Ability to read, store, manipulate, merge, and modify large datasets.
Demonstrated analytical skills sufficient to troubleshoot complex systems and data analysis problems and make recommendations.
Ability and desire to communicate in cross functional teams with members from varying background.
Pathway - Formal
Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Statistical Genetics, Bioinformatics, Biostatistics, Computer Science, or a related field.
Master’s in Biostatistics or a related discipline (such as Epidemiology, Public Health, Computer Science, Mathematics, Econometrics, Engineering, Physical Sciences).