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Biostatistician II

Job Description:

‚ÄčNanoString is a fast-growing biotech startup that makes devices for measuring gene expression and develops gene expression-based diagnostics.  Our small biostatistics team is central to some of our most exciting R&D efforts; you can expect to be involved in:

  • - Development of gene expression diagnostics destined for clinical use, from algorithm training to meetings with the FDA.
  • - High-level applied analyses of gene expression data.
  • - Development of analysis software used in hundreds of labs around the world.
  • - Development of novel statistical methodology for the analysis of gene expression data.
  • - Development of novel statistical methodology for the analysis of novel data types, including multiomics data and proteomics data with overlaid spacial information.
  • - Consultations/collaborations with scientists throughout the company.

Some of these projects will lead to publications. This position is a rare opportunity to conduct high-level methodological research with tangible benefits to clinical care and biological research. Over time, you can expect to gain extensive domain knowledge in cancer, cancer immunology, and molecular biology.

Job Requirements:

  • - Master's or Ph.D. in statistics or biostatistics
  • - Advanced R programming skills
  • - Experience in genomics and machine learning desirable
  • - Experience in diagnostics and regulatory filings desirable
  • - Knowledge of molecular/systems biology desirable
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