Junior StatisticianWest MidlandsPermanent full time positionCompetitive salary and benefitsAre you an early career STEM graduate with a good background in statistical analysis, particularly statistics for...
The work would include the design and analysis of scientific experiments, appropriate calculations, multivariate statistics. Provision of advice to external clients on sampling plans, control charts and sampling for food safety. Design and analysis of compliance surveys. Helping scientific staff in the use of specialist graphics e.g. advanced graphs in R. Learning, use and advice in the statistics involved in method validation and verification, particularly in the statistics used in ISO 16140.Experimental design in microbial growth/death modelling and fitting of models in R.Provision of information on microbiological uncertainty of measurement calculation based on appropriate standards, and the analysis of proficiency data.Specialist help in the area of bioinformatics and handling of "big" data would be required.Qualifications and competencies
- Degree or equivalent in a mathematics or statistics subject, with post graduate experience of the use of statistical tools in an industrial setting and in experimental science (design & analysis of experiments).
- Any previous experience in using statistical in food science and particularly microbiology will be looked on very favourably.
- Use of packages such as Excel, Minitab, R and R Studio would be required.
- Experience/understanding of the requirements of bioinformatics information analysis.