Statistician or Senior Statistician, AgResearch

2016-10-15T22:58:44+00:00

Statistician or Senior Statistician - AgResearch Position based at either our Lincoln or Invermay campuses Opportunities to interact with local universities and scientists to further develop your skills Be part of an organisation encouraging agricultural change for the future The Organisation Making history - here at AgResearch we strive for excellence, quality and relevance in all that we do. Collaborating with some of the most innovative leaders across the science, government and commercial sectors is important to us. AgResearch is a place where putting together the 'right teams' is at the forefront of our science delivery. We are proud to be a leading Crown Research Institute working to create economic, environmental, social and cultural benefits for NZ. The Opportunity As a statistician, you will advocate statistical principles, working collaboratively with scientists to provide expert advice on statistical methodologies, the interpretation of statistical findings and the design of experiments. This position will fully utilise your skills and encourage career development. Use your experience and knowledge of statistical consulting to contribute to science discovery in New Zealand. You will Have a postgrad degree in Statistics (PhD preferable) Have 5 years subsequent statistical consulting experience (for a senior appointment) Be proficient in statistical packages such as R, GenStat, SAS Be engaging with excellent communication skills Demonstrate the ability to articulate complex technical information to clients Be willing to up-skill in order to meet the challenge of new scientific data Have the desire to achieve results and enhance New Zealand Agriculture This role will be based at either our Lincoln or Invermay campuses, near the cities of Christchurch or Dunedin, respectively. Both sites have beautiful grounds and excellent working environments. What else we can offer you AgResearch is located [...]