Statistician

Job Description

Title: Statistician

Company Name: Total Brain Ltd

Vacancy: 1

Job Location: Sydney, CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs

Employment Status: Full Time

Statistician – Neurocognitive Brain Research and Products 

Are you positive, focused on solutions, good at organization – with a strong interest in psychological health and wellness?

 

Total Brain is a world-leading digital wellness platform for mental health and brain performance self-monitoring and self-care – based in cognitive neuroscience and powered by the world’s largest integrative and standardized database of cognitive and emotional functioning and related measures of functional brain performance.  

 

Total Brain is offering a unique Statistician position, working on research and product development for this platform.  Your role involves a broad range research, product content and data analysis activities, including: 

 

  • Advanced analysis of very large database data for novel research into the relationship between different aspects of cognition, emotional functioning and mental wellness (including questionnaire, cognitive performance, psychophysiological and genomic data).  
  • Working on world-first analyses evaluating patterns of brain training that lead to improvements in cognitive and emotional well-being.
  • Data analysis to support internal R&D projects and product development.

 

You would work within a multidisciplinary team from a range of academic, corporate and software development backgrounds. You would regularly report to and work with management and will need to be highly skilled in distilling complicated results and communicating any challenges. Authorship opportunities on selected papers will also be available.

 

This role is most suitable for applicants with a passion for:

  • Data analysis methods and creativity in applying the best analysis technique to a

range of different challenges and applications

  • The application of statistical methods to real-world products and problem-solving
  • Visualization of data patterns and results

 

Additional skills key to this role are:

  • Very strong skills in running statistical analyses with the R statistics package
  • A focus on solutions 
  • Working independently 
  • Working within a diverse team, with clear and positive communication skills
  • Being reliable and organized
  • Working to deadlines

 

This is a full-time position, although other arrangements may be discussed. Salary will be discussed and will be dependent on the experience and skills of the applicant. 

 

The position is based in our Surry Hills office in Sydney. 

 

 

Position Requirements

 

The most important requirement is that you are a person who has the right fit to the role. Applicants must have a constructive attitude, be committed, and be well suited to work within a team environment.

 

This is a role for an experienced statistician who can work unsupervised and with confidence.

 

 

Essentials:

 

Training/qualifications:

                                                                                     

Post-graduate degree or equivalent work-related experience in statistical analysis, including experience in neuroscience, psychology, social sciences or other health-related field. 

 

Skills and experience:

 

  • Experience using the R statistical package (intermediate or advanced level)
  • High level of experience with statistical data analysis for neuroscience, social sciences or related field
  • Strong skills in advanced statistical analysis techniques suitable for very large and complex datasets, including:
    • Structural equation modelling
    • Complex feature selection methods
    • Regression techniques
    • Predictive modelling
    • Correcting for multiple testing
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills
  • Capacity to self-manage and perform within a multidisciplinary team
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with demonstrated ability to liaise effectively with a range of people (e.g. senior management, teams a non-science background, and other researchers from a range of disciplines).
  • Highly developed organizational skills, including prioritization and time management.

 

 

Preferable: 

 

  • Experience with using a database
  • Experience in a corporate setting
  • Demonstrated ability to liaise effectively with a range of people (eg, senior management, researchers and general public – and from different countries and cultural contexts).

 

 

To apply, please include a CV and cover letter addressing the necessary skills and experience detailed in the Position Requirements.

 

Applications and further enquiries should be directed to: [email protected] 

 

Further details about Total Brain products and research are available at www.TotalBrain.com 

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