Biostatistician

Job Description:  Are you looking to be a part of  an organization that is innovative, collaborative, and cutting edge?   Are you the kind of person that likes to be valued for the skills and knowledge that you bring and also be learning something new every day?  If so, we are looking for you! We are seeking a highly motivated individual to assist in the development of sweat biosensors by performing a variety of advanced statistical and technical activities required for the design, analysis, and interpretation of scientific, software, and clinical data.  The successful candidate will be an integral part of a multi-disciplinary R&D team for our flexible Sweatronics® platform.

Position: Full-time. Reports to Lead Research Scientist

Location:  Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

Duties Include:

  • Collaborate with a diverse set of scientists from molecular biology, chemistry, software development and clinical backgrounds to generate impactful analyses to support existing and identify new diagnostic opportunities.

  • Perform analysis of next generation sequencing (NGS) datasets to support aptamer selection development.

  • Analyze complex data from pre-clinical models and clinical samples to support, novel target identification, prioritization and validation in different physiological/ disease states.

  • Build and maintain world-class bioinformatics capability (genomic and lab technologies, analytics methodology, software and pipelines) to support projects including electronic aptamer-based sensors, early target discovery, biomarker identification and validation, and clinical trial applications

  • Use statistical and machine learning methods to aid in aptamer selection and identify prognostic and predictive biomarker signatures from high dimensional biological data.

  • Evaluate and develop novel approaches for data analysis.

  • Prepare reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.



Preferred Qualifications and Skills:

  • M.S. in Computational Biology, Bioinformatics, Statistics, Computer Science, Mathematics, or equivalent with > 1 year experience. B.S. in Computational Biology, Bioinformatics, Statistics, Computer Science, Mathematics, or equivalent with > 3 year experience. PhD. also considered.

  • Strong background in statistics with expertise in programming languages (R, python, MatLab, C++, Java).

  • Extensive experience in next generation sequencing (NGS) analysis of DNA required.

  • Expertise with comparative genomics tools (BLAST, multiple alignment, phylogenetic analysis).

  • Perform real-time bioinformatics and statistical analysis, visualization, and data interpretation.

  • Statistical analysis experience with working knowledge of regression analysis, multivariate data analysis, and linear/nonlinear mixed effects modeling is preferred.

  • Experience with statistical modeling, algorithm development, or machine learning preferred.

  • Strong data processing skills who enjoys working with numbers and solving complex problems.

If interested in this position, please apply below.  All inquiries are handled confidentially.

Eccrine Systems, Inc., is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, religion, or veteran status.