Biostatistician I - Clinical (Hybrid)


Sunnyvale, California

Date Posted January 16, 2023
Industry Clinical Research
Specialty Not Specified
Job Status Part-time
Salary Not Specified


At Cepheid, we are passionate about improving health care through fast, accurate diagnostic testing. Our mission drives us, every moment of every day, as we develop scalable, groundbreaking solutions to solve the world’s most complex health challenges. Our associates are involved in every stage of molecular diagnostics, from ideation to development and delivery of testing advancements that improve patient outcomes across a range of settings. As a member of our team, you can make an immediate, measurable impact on a global scale, within an environment that fosters career growth and development.

Cepheid is proud to work alongside a community of six fellow Danaher Diagnostics companies. Together, we’re working at the pace of change on diagnostic tools that address the world’s biggest health challenges, driven by knowing that behind every test there is a patient waiting.

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The Biostatistician I - Clinical will support clinical studies by developing statistical analysis plans for clinical trials and providing outputs for the final statistical report. This position will be point of contact for internal questions pertaining to the statistical analysis. The position will also assist in supporting analyses for different clinical studies such as precision and reproducibility, interfering substances, limit of detection (LOD), exclusivity and inclusivity, method comparisons, accuracy, and linearity carried out by the Research and Development (R&D) or the Clinical Affairs groups.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:
Develop Statistical Analysis Plans (SAP) and compute sample sizes.

Generate statistical outputs such as tables, listings and figures to support the clinical study report.

Stay current on product development issues and stages of clinical trials by attending research review and development team meetings.

Support R&D with statistical support and advise as needed.

Keep up with current statistical and computation methods.

Essential Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in Statistics or related field such as public health or epidemiology with strong statistical background.

Statistical programing experience in SAS or R.

It would be a plus if you also possess previous experience in:

1 year of professional statistical analysis experience

Base SAS Programmer Certification

Cepheid, a Danaher company, offers a broad array of comprehensive, competitive benefit programs that add value to our 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 .

At Cepheid we believe in designing a better, more sustainable workforce. We recognize the benefits of flexible, hybrid working arrangements for eligible roles and are committed to providing enriching careers, no matter the work arrangement. This position is eligible for a hybrid work arrangement in which you can work part-time at the Company location identified above and part-time remotely from your home. Additional information about this hybrid work arrangement will be provided by your interview team. Explore the flexibility and challenge that working for Cepheid can provide.


When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 80,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System tools and the stability of a tested organization.