Genomics Statistician

Department: Research & Development
Title: Genomics Statistician
Req Number: mons-00000333
Location(s): St. Louis MO

We are currently seeking two individuals with a solid grounding in the theory of statistical methods and experience in applying these to problems in genetics. These individuals will join a team of statisticians working with our genomics division in St. Louis, Missouri. The work environment is stimulating, fast-paced and interdisciplinary.

Responsibilities will include designing and analyzing expression and metabolic-profiling experiments, association studies, and QTL mapping experiments, and working on other statistical problems in genomics and plant breeding. These individuals also will collaborate closely with database and software application developers building systems for data collection, storage, analysis, and presentation.
Required Skills:

Ph.D. in Statistics or Biostatistics is required; post doctoral experience is preferred. Experience in the use and programming of software packages (such as S-Plus and SAS) for data management and statistical analysis is essential. Experience in applying statistical methods to problems in genetics and/or transcriptional profiling is preferred. Background in biology is desirable.

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