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Statistical Geneticist
BioStat Solutions, Inc. (BSSI)

Company Information: BioStat Solutions, Inc. (BSSI) is a statistical consulting corporation in service to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and biodefense industries. BSSIs key service areas include the development and implementation of analytical strategies for biomarker studies, biodefense countermeasure development, and medical device / (companion) diagnostic studies.

Position Title: Statistical Geneticist

Duties and Responsibilities: Job Objective:

Statistical geneticist to provide strategic development and analytical support to clients with respect to analyses of omic data


o Assist clients by providing analytical omics strategies in major therapeutic areas and diseases
o Evaluate and incorporate latest analytical approaches in statistical genetics into an industry environment
o Conduct work in accordance with BSSI standard operating procedures (SOPs), BSSI QA/QC policies, client-specific requirements and applicable regulatory guidelines
o Provide oversight and leadership with respect to cutting edge approaches in analyses and interpretation of omics studies
o Develop statistical analysis plans in accordance with study objectives for clients
o Identify, evaluate and recommend statistical methods for use in analysis as appropriate
o Perform statistical programming, analyses and interpretation of findings (R, SAS, and other appropriate languages)
o Provide quality control and analysis of a wide spectrum of datasets (targeted studies, genome-wide association studies, next generation sequencing, targeted sequencing, transcriptomics, proteomics, metabolomics, etc.)
o Validate and interpret statistical genetic results with internal and/or external team members
o Provide technical writing for analysis plans, protocols and regulatory documents as needed, and summarize results (i.e. tables, figures and listings) for inclusion in presentations or reports
o Provide guidance to BSSI’s Statistical Analysts on topics such as statistical methodology and programming
o Disseminate effective analytical approaches in precision medicine to team
o Attend on site client visits and present findings as needed

Position Qualifications: o Ph.D. REQUIRED Preferred: in Statistics, Statistical Genetics, Population Genetics, o Knowledge of statistical methodologies and applications in genetics/precision medicine is required
o Experience with omic data is required; experience with sequencing data (e.g. DNA-Seq, RNA-Seq) is preferred
o Experience with public databases (e.g. 1000 Genomes Project, TCGA, dbGaP) is preferred
o Proficiency in R, SAS, or Python programming is required; proficiency in multiple languages is preferred; experience in Linux/UNIX environment is preferred
o Proven ability to work independently and in a team environment
o Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
o Excellent written and verbal communication skills
o Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to be employed in the US

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Benefits: BSSI offers a comprehensive package that includes Health Insurance coverage (Medical, Dental, Vision, prescription drugs). Employer Funded Health Savings Account (HSA) Basic Life Insurance, Long and Short Term Disability Insurance at no charge to the employee, 401k after eligibility period, Flexible work hours, etc..


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