A full-time biostatistics research position is available at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center in St. Louis, MO. The Baxter lab is seeking a motivated, organized individual to join our team. Projects will focus around analysis of high-throughput phenotype data, integration and exploration of diverse multivariate data-sets using statistical methods such as principal component analysis, linear discriminant analysis and mixed-effects models. For more information about our research program, please see: http://www.baxterlab.org.
Experience with statistical analysis specifically related to mixed model analysis using R or related computer languages is required
Prior experience with biostatistics is preferred
Must be comfortable writing scripts to analyze complex data-sets; additional training will be provided as required
Salary will be commensurate with experience.
Interested individuals should include a CV (including contact information for 2-3 references) and a brief (maximum 1 page) statement of research interests/career with their application.
About the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center:
Founded in 1998, The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center is an independent, non-profit organization with a mission to improve the human condition through plant science. Our focus is scientific research at the nexus of food, energy and the environment to improve the productivity and sustainability of agriculture. We assemble interactive teams of scientists and develop unique platforms to discover underlying principles about how plants work. We then convert that knowledge into useful crops and products, and partner with organizations that are best positioned to solve problems where they exist around the world. The Center’s work is funded through competitive grants from many sources, including the National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Energy, National Science Foundation and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
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The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center in St. Louis, Missouri is a not-for-profit research institute. Scientists at the Center are engaged in research that strives to enhance the nutritional content of plants, increase agricultural production to create a sustainable food supply, reduce the use of pesticides and fertilizer, develop new and sustainable biofuels, and generate scientific ideas and technologies that will contribute to the economic growth of the St. Louis region. The Danforth Center currently employs nearly 200 individuals. Of these, two-thirds are scientists / scientific staff and approximately 90 hold PhDs. The Danforth Center has a strong international presence and commitment. Scientists from more than 20 different countries work at the Danforth Center and the Center has developed collaborations with educational and research institutes in Africa, China and India.