Preclinical Biomarker Statistician

South San Francisco, CA 94080

Posted: 05/28/2020 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Clinical & Scientific Job Number: 17518

Job Description


The Opportunity

Seeking to recruit a contract preclinical biomarker statistician with strong programming skills and a solid foundation in statistical theory and inferential statistics.   This individual will help us with the analyses and interpretation of a diverse and varied range of preclinical biomarker data generated.  Possibility to convert to an FTE, but not guaranteed.



  • Conduct exploratory analyses on in-house biomarker data including targeted liquid chromatography mass spectrometry (LCMS), gene expression (Fluidigm), and cytokine panels.   This should include use of appropriate modeling, visualization, and statistical methodologies.
  • Summarize and provide useful statistical inferences to help further development of the biomarker program in early stage drug development program.  
  • Detailed and consistent documentation including regular code reviews.


  • Ph.D or Masters in Statistics, Biostatistics, or similar quantitative field.
  • Highly independent, curious and creative, can do attitude, and embraces continuous improvement culture.
  • Substantial  knowledge in general statistical methodology.
  • Advanced  programming skills in R.
  • Advanced knowledge of Github.
  • Working knowledge of Markdown.


Meet Your Recruiter

Jesse Ashworth

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