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Danaher Corporation Senior Biostatistician in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Wondering what’s within Beckman Coulter?

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Join a team where you can be heard, be supported, and always be yourself. At Beckman Coulter, a Danaher company, we’re building a culture that celebrates backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives of all our associates. At first glance, you’ll see we are dedicated to advancing and optimizing the laboratory to move science and health care forward for more than 80 years.

And no matter where you look at Beckman Coulter, at the heart of what we do, you’ll witness our shared purpose—helping realize life’s potential—in action. Our work helps improve millions of lives.

We hope you’ll see yourself here, too.

What you find at Beckman Coulter —and within yourself — might just change the world!

You will be a part of the Reagent R&D Biostatistics Team and report to the Senior Manager of Biostatistics responsible for statistical analysis and data management for in-vitro diagnostics (IVD) research and development. If you thrive in a collaborative scientific role and want to work to build a world-class biostatistics organization—read on!

*Please note, this position will require onsite work at our Chaska, MN location once pandemic restrictions are lifted.

In this role, you will have the following opportunities, but are not limited to:

  • Design, plan, and execute biostatistical analysis for research and development projects that establish the conditions essential for determining safety, efficacy, and marketability of IVD products.

  • Perform statistical analysis and prepare summaries of analytical data for use by regulatory agencies or project teams in order to evaluate the performance of new and improved immunoassay and clinical chemistry products.

  • Develop and validate automated data analysis reports.

  • Stay current on changes, innovations, and trends in statistics, medicine, and industry best practice through networking, studying publications, and/or presentations.

  • Collaborate with multiple functions across geographies.

  • Provide training and support to scientists and engineers in statistical techniques and software tools.

The essential requirements of the job include:

  • Master’s degree with 3+ years of experience or PhD. Graduate degree in Statistics or Biostatistics preferred.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Proficiency with R software

  • Willingness and ability to learn new techniques and applications.

  • Specific expertise in variance components estimation, regression analysis, repeated measures analysis, Design of Experiments (DOE), and sample size calculation.

It would be a plus if you also possess:

  • Experience with bootstrap and Monte Carlo simulation techniques

  • Additional knowledge of JMP, SAS, Minitab, Excel software packages or relational database experience including SQL.

Beckman Coulter offers a broad array of comprehensive, competitive benefit programs that add value to associates’ and their families’ lives. Whether it’s a health care program or paid time off, our programs contribute to life beyond the job. Check out our benefits at danaherbenefitsinfo.com. We believe you’ll like what you see!

Beckman Coulter is a Danaher Operating Company. As a $20B company with 60,000 associates, ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and, during the past 25 years, DHR stock has outperformed the S&P 500 Index by more than 5,000 percent. The strength of our results is a testament to our teams and the power of the Danaher Business System. Our Purpose: “Helping Realize Life’s Potential” is what makes us excited to come to work each day!

At Danaher, we’re driven by a sense of wonder for what we can create—and what we can become. Here, you’ll accelerate your career while driving innovation that improves lives. You’ll work hard and take risks, with guidance from committed leaders, powerful DBS tools, and the support of a global organization.

Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process should call 202-419-7762 or email applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation.


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