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Date Posted: 10/13/16

Statistician or Senior Statistician – Christchurch / Dunedin, New Zealand

  • 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 in one of the most beautiful places in the world, where work / life integration is easy. New Zealand has a diverse offering for both independent professionals and families; with a stunning landscape of mountains, rivers and oceans in your back yard, and countless outdoor activities at your fingertips!

We recognise the importance of family living so we offer flexible working hours, life and income protection, attractive remuneration, Kiwi saver contribution and more!

Continue your statistical and scientific journey today with one of the Leading Crown Research Institutes in New Zealand.

For more information on how to apply, please visit our website,19627.html , LinkedIn Careers page or call Ken Dodds on +64-3-489 9083. We look forward to hearing from you. Expressions of interest will close 10pm Sunday 20th November 2016.

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