Senior Bioistatistician

Paramount Recruitment Ltd

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Company Type :

Staffing Firms

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Science and Research

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Address 1 :

United Kingdom,--Cambridge,Cambridge,

Key Skills :

Microbiome, Microbial Genomics, Microbiote, Bacterial Genomics, Bioistatistics, Cambridge

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Date Posted :

08 Apr, 2019

Company Name :

Paramount Recruitment Ltd

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Job Category :

Clinical Research Jobs

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Travel Amount:

upto 15%


Senior Biostatistician

Due to successfully winning major international research projects, an award winning biotech based in Cambridge is expanding, has released a number of fantastic opportunities in their Bioinformatics team. Built on pioneering research from some of the brightest minds in the industry, the company is exploring the role and impact of the human microbiome in heath and disease. This research has huge potential to unlock new methods for diagnostics and treatments for a wide range of diseases, including infections, autoimmune disorders and cancer.

This opportunity is suitable for a dynamic and talented Biostatistician (or a Bioinformatician with very strong statistical skills) who loves working in an innovative, creative environment.

The ideal candidate will have:

-A PhD or MSc degree in Biostatistics, Statistics, Physics, Mathematics or a related discipline
-Knowledge of machine learning methods
-Fantastic communication skills
-Experience working with patient metadata or heterogeneous datasets
-Understanding of microbial genomics, metagenomics and/or metabolomics would be fantastic
-Strong programming ability in Python, Perl, C++ or similar
-Familiarity with phylogenetic/taxonomic classification of genomes and metagenomes

Key duties will be:

-Develop methods for statistical association of large-scale metagenomics datasets with clinical metadata
-Identifying, developing and implementing analytical, statistical and machine learning methods to improve and extend their informatics platform
-Provide statistical input into study designs and analysis plans for complex datasets including clinical trials
-Provide statistical support across the company

If you love working with complex data, problem solving, and driving innovation in Biostatistics and medical science, this would be a fantastic opportunity for you. On offer is an enviable location, competitive salaries, and truly fascinating, high level research projects. The environment is fun, friendly, fast-paced and sociable. To apply, send a copy of your CV to Emilie Francis at For an informal chat, you can reach Emilie on 0121 616 3477.

Key words:
Microbiome, Bacterial genomics, metagenomics, Bioinformatics, Biostatistics, Statistical Genetics, Statistics, Mathematical Biology, Cambridge, Data Science, Biomarker discovery

Paramount Recruitment Limited provides services as an agency and an employment business. We regularly have similar roles in this area. Please see our website for details or send your CV in to us to find out the latest opportunities.

Company Name:

Paramount Recruitment Ltd


No. 5 Lower Temple Street,No. 5 Lower Temple Street


Staffing Firms


United Kingdom


B1 1QU



less than 100


Pharmaceutical Recruitment



Phone No. :

+44 (0)121 616 3460

Specialist in Permanent, Contract and Interim recruitment solutions to the Pharmaceutical and Life Science industries throughout Europe.

Our goal is to assist our candidates in finding that “perfect fit” between individual skills and experience and the right career opportunity. We identify and only present the positions that accurately reflect a chosen professional path. We discuss opportunities in detail, respect choices and ask permission prior to presenting any details to prospective clients. We brief and prepare every candidate for client meetings, and once the interview process is complete, provide feedback in a timely manner.

Our clients choose Paramount because:
• We are a Corporate Member of REC (Recently Inspected)
• We aspire to build long-term partnerships
• Our consultants are highly trained with expert market knowledge
• We are one of the most effective advertisers on the Internet
• We provide tailored Recruitment Solutions
• We keep up-to-date with Industry information – Salary scales, market knowledge, skills shortages

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Established in January 2003, Paramount Recruitment is an independent recruitment consultancy which has grown to be one of the leading recruiters to the Healthcare, Pharmaceutical and Scientific industries, throughout the UK and Europe.

Our Vision is to be internationally recognised and admired as the number one recruitment solutions provider to the Healthcare Pharmaceutical and Scientific industries.

Our Mission is to employ the best Consultants, whose aim is to deliver a professional and superior service to ensure our clients achieve their business goals and our candidates attain their career aspirations.
Our Values define who we are as an organisation and what makes us different. They influence the way we work with each other – and the way we serve our clients and candidates:

  • Respect - Paramount people listen, engage and contribute to ensure we make  the best possible decisions.  We are proud to work in recruitment.  Our diversity    makes our team uniquely adaptable to whatever challenges be it location, industry or culture we work in.
  • Integrity - Credibility means everything.  We are honest and transparent in our approach with everyone.
  • Entrepreneurial - We make it our business to excel when others can’t.  We relish the opportunity of a challenge using innovative and unique solutions.  We strive to be the agency of choice.
  • Experts Continuous knowledge building and sharing is central to our success.  We work in partnership with clients and candidates, our combined knowledge of industry and recruitment ensures we match the right person to the right job at the right time.
  • Success – At Paramount we recognise and reward achievement, we nurture an environment where people can fulfil and maximise their potential.

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