Myriad Genetics, Inc.

  • Biostatistician I

    Location US-UT-Salt Lake City
    Posted Date 2 months ago(10/17/2018 2:00 PM)
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    Location Details
    Salt Lake City
    Myriad Genetics, Inc.
  • Overview

    Myriad Genetics seeks a statistician to join a growing statistics group that provides interactive statistical support to interdisciplinary research teams engaged in the discovery and development of clinical molecular tests for personalized medicine.


    • Planning and analysis of research studies.
    • Development of tools/metrics to ensure laboratory and data quality.
    • Evaluation of new technologies.
    • Design and analysis of laboratory experiments.
    • Data mining of publicly available data to generate new hypotheses.


    • Masters degree in statistics.
    • Proficiency in R or SAS.
    • Familiarity with relational databases (SQL).
    • Ability and experience applying statistics to scientific problems (not necessarily in the health sciences).
    • Confidence in their understanding of the principles underlying standard statistical methods.
    • Good communication skills including effective graphical presentation of data.
    • Think and work independently and as a part of an interdisciplinary research group.


    Physical and Mental Requirements of the job:

    Carrying, Communicating, Analyzing, Coordinating


    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; talk; or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop; kneel; or crouch The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and depth perception.

    About Our Company

    Myriad Genetics Inc., is a leading personalized medicine company dedicated to being a trusted advisor transforming patient lives worldwide with pioneering molecular diagnostics.  Myriad discovers and commercializes molecular diagnostic tests that: determine the risk of developing disease, accurately diagnose disease, assess the risk of disease progression, and guide treatment decisions across six major medical specialties where molecular diagnostics can significantly improve patient care and lower healthcare costs.  Myriad is focused on three strategic imperatives:  maintaining leadership in an expanding hereditary cancer market, diversifying its product portfolio through the introduction of new products and increasing the revenue contribution from international markets.  For more information on how Myriad is making a difference, please visit the Company's website:


    Myriad is an equal opportunity employer and as such, affirms in policy and practice to recruit, hire, train and promote, in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status or status as a protected veteran.


    Reasonable accommodation will be provided for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in job application procedures. We believe that diversity lends a regional, national, and global advantage to the clients we serve. Our workforce consists of dynamic individuals, with a range of backgrounds, talents, and skills.


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