Stanford University is seeking a Biostatistician 1 to provide bioinformatics support to investigators using the Human Immune Monitoring Center, a service center performing state-of-the-art immune monitoring assays for human translational studies.
Implement data analysis through statistical programming, creating bioinformatics pipelines for data QC, analysis, and summary/visualization, for HIMC assays.
Present results for investigators using graphs and tables.
Implement novel graphical summary tools for single-cell data and create figures for publications and presentations.
Summarize findings orally and in written form, including lab meetings and sub-group meetings, as well as possibly retreats and external conferences.
Participate in the preparation of papers for publication, collaboratively and possibly as primary author.
Prepare data for submission to public databases such as ImmPort.
* - Other duties may also be assigned.
Working knowledge of biological research techniques and some background in immunology.
Familiarity with specific types of immunological assays such as flow cytometry, Luminex, and/or TCRseq.
Ability to work with SQL databases.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):
Master's degree in biostatistics, statistics or related field.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):
Proficient in at least two of R, SAS, SPSS, or STATA.
Skills in descriptive analysis, modeling of data, and graphic interfaces.
Outstanding ability to communicate technical information to both technical and non-technical audiences.
CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES:
Frequently perform desk based computer tasks, seated work and use light/ fine grasping.
Occasionally stand, walk, and write by hand, lift, carry, push pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.
* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
May work extended or non-standard hours based on project or business cycle needs.
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