Our Biometrics team provides specialist statistical expertise and guidance to scientists working in a wide range of research areas.
While there is a focus on established plant-based research, there is also a growing need for statistical skills in areas such as metabolomics, chemometrics, genomics, psychology and sensory and consumer science.
Currently operating from our sites in Auckland, Palmerston North, Lincoln and Havelock North, our biometricians offer a wide variety of specialist skills and services to a diverse range of customers across the organisation.
This position provides an outstanding opportunity to apply your statistical knowledge and skills to support and facilitate quality science in areas of vital importance to New Zealand’s plant and food based industries.
As a minimum you’ll have a postgraduate degree or advanced diploma in statistics or a related discipline, with experience in analysis of biological science.
Well-developed interpersonal, communication and relationship skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of diverse staff is essential.
You will have at least five years’ relevant experience in similar research environments.
The preferred location for this position is Lincoln, however, other locations such as Ruakura (Hamilton), Nelson or Te Puke are options.
A part-time appointment for the right person may be considered.
For more details, or to apply for this position, please go to: https://careers.sciencenewzealand.org/jobdetails/ajid/23mq8/25932-Biometrician,25932.html
The closing date for applications is 12 January, 2018.
Ruth Butler Biometrician (Team Leader, Biometrics)
T: +64 3 325 9501
F: +64 3 325 2074