Jobs for statisticians and data scientists

/Jobs for statisticians and data scientists
Jobs for statisticians and data scientists 2016-10-15T10:00:49+00:00

The positions listed below are examples of the sorts of jobs that a major in statistics or data science could lead to. When you click on the link for a particular job, you can see the original position description and there’s a link to the source to see if similar opportunities are currently being advertised.  Some of the positions listed require honours or postgraduate (e.g. Masters) qualifications. See also: Maths Adds, the Australian Bioinformatics Network jobs page, this page on careers in statistics in the pharmaceutical industry and one of my earlier blog posts.


Statistical Consultant, Select Statistical Services

The role would suit a highly motivated individual with a broad statistical knowledge and the desire to develop and apply new and existing skills to help our clients make the best use of their data.


Research Assistant in Genetic Epidemiology, University of Leicester

In this position you will support association analyses for large scale datasets. These could include genome-wide association studies or resequencing studies, or risk modelling for verified discoveries, with a particular focus on cardiovascular and respiratory traits.


NSW Biostatistics Training Program

The three year workplace based training program offers supervised on-the-job learning for people who have completed undergraduate study in statistics. Trainee Biostatisticians rotate through a series of work placements throughout the NSW health system, and undertake a Master of Biostatistics degree at the University of Sydney.


Statistical Analyst, Department for Education and Child Development

The Statistical Analyst delivers high level statistical expertise and leadership to influence and ensure the development and delivery of critical data products, services and solutions that supports the department's high level planning, reporting and evaluation processing.


Data Scientist, Teradata

The Data Scientist sifts through the data for useful nuggets of information, and then presents it to the client to allow business decisions to be made on the findings. The analysis process involves assembling and preparing the data, writing the software programs, and executing the actual analysis. Advanced analysis including data mining and statistical analysis is required on the data.


Analyst, Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment

We work with policy teams on topics like regional development, tourism, science and innovation to help them understand what’s going on in New Zealand’s economy and turn it into practical policy recommendations. If you’re excited by understanding and analysing new data, then this job is for you.


Statistical Modelling Analyst, Betfair

The role is responsible for developing, building and delivering statistical models and segmentations for the marketing department. The successful candidate will be highly skilled in statistical and modelling techniques. Comfortable with handling simultaneous projects and dealing with complex problems, the successful candidate will be play a key role in marketing insight team.


Data Analyst, Centre for Workforce Intelligence

As a member of CfWI’s award-winning analytical and modelling team you will collect and analyse data, develop tools and help to build data-driven models to inform Government decisions. The analysis, models and tools you produce will influence national policy and help inform workforce planning.


Data Manager, sportscotland

The successful candidate will deliver and manage a bespoke data management service including statistical analysis and intelligence systems for our high performance athletes, coaches and Institute network staff. You will have experience in providing applied data analytics and data management support and you will be educated to post grad level in Statistical Analysis.