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Senior Staff Assay Biostatistician
Updated on 2/1/2023
Menlo Park, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Structures & Algorithms
  • PhD with 7+ years or MS in Statistics/Biostatistics with 9+ years of experience
  • Strong knowledge of both theoretical and applied statistics
  • Outstanding verbal, writing, and presentation skills with a strong ability to influence and communicate effectively
  • Experience programming with R, Python, or SASAbility to succeed and thrive in a rapid paced and cross-functional team environment
  • Experience applying statistical methods to develop NGS assays and algorithms in an industry setting
  • Familiarity with regulatory standards, quality management systems, and medical device product development design control
  • Strong team player with demonstrated track record of success in a cross functional team environment
  • Provides strategic input for and is a key contributor to GRAIL product development
  • Provides statistical leadership in support of clinical studies and/or analytical studies specifically around study design, statistical analysis plans, study reports, presentations, publications and regulatory filings
  • Represents Biostatistics function and collaborates with internal and external thought leaders in the design, analysis, interpretation, and publication of clinical and/or analytical studies
  • Works on extremely complex issues that require exercising independent judgment and developing/adapting methodology
  • Stays abreast of industry and academic developments in the Statistical Genomics and Immuo Oncology field and applies to clinical and/or analytical study design and analysis

501-1,000 employees

Designs cancer screening tests
Company Overview
GRAIL's mission is to detect cancer early, when it can be cured. They are working to change the trajectory of cancer mortality and bring stakeholders together to adopt innovative, safe, and effective technologies that can transform cancer care.
  • Outstanding People - Join a team of passionate and dedicated professionals, committed to collaboration, education, and proactive problem-solving.
  • Strong Compensation - We offer competitive salaries and savings plans to provide for long-term financial planning.
  • Complete Health Coverage - Take advantage of comprehensive health coverage, with medical, dental and vision, to keep you and your family healthy.
  • Work-Life Balance - Make everyday life more manageable with flexible time off – we trust you to do great work and take time for yourself.
Company Core Values
  • Grit - We are determined and resilient because patients are counting on us.
  • Respect - We value diversity and challenge each other respectfully.
  • Accountability - We own our decisions and keep our commitments.
  • Integrity - We adhere to our principles of humility, transparency, and rigor.
  • Leadership - We make each other better by making leadership everyone’s responsibility