Biostatistician in Biology

Created by: Bayer
Added: 04.10.2019

Advert description

Your tasks and responsibilities
    • Provide biostatistical support to biological screening processes in the area of Disease Control research to ensure optimal exploitation of experimental data
    • Analyze screening and phenotyping data across multiple test levels including different plant-pathogen combinations in terms of data transferability and their reproducibility. Support the development of workflows and related tools for data management as well as the programming of analysis tools/components
    • Support interpretation of screening / phenotypic data and correlate them with field results and other biological endpoints
    • Elaborate and contribute to experimental design of new screening approaches
    • Utilize and further develop biostatistics tools, image processing tools, workflows and databases to turn data into information and to provide a sound basis for decision taking
    • Ensure scientific and technological excellence in the area of biostatistics, experiment design, phenotyping and image analysis; provide guidance and consulting in respective investments

Who you are
    • PhD or Master with minimum 3 years experiences in computational biology, biostatistics, bioinformatics, or related fields with strong skills in computational sciences
    • Expertise in methodology of biostatistics and computational biology; experience in handling and analysis of imaging data
    • Superior communication skills as a basis for efficient collaboration with other scientists in non-theoretical areas (e.g. biologists, biochemists and chemists)
    • Demonstrated ability to work in an international team environment and the ability to adapt to the atmosphere of a dynamic research organization
    • Creative and flexible thinking, ability to visualize, structure and interpret complex/high quantity information
    • A mindset to challenge the status quo and to provide adequate actionable feedback.
    • Fluency in English is mandatory, French and/or German would be beneficial

Additional Information

Location : Lyon (La Dargoire), France

Contract : Fixed-term contract, CDD

Start : ASAP

Duration : 18 months

Your application

Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and you have the "Passion to Innovate" and the "Power to Change", we encourage you to apply now. Job postings will remain open for a minimum of ten business days and are subject to immediate closure thereafter without additional notice. To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.

Specific details

Type of Contract Full time
Preferred Education PhD
Level of Experience 5-10 years


France, Europe