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Manager, Biostatistics



Posted on Saturday, April 13, 2024


This is an exciting opportunity to lead a Biostatistics team advancing Natera’s Women’s Health and Organ Health product portfolio of cutting-edge diagnostic assays. As a Manager, Biostatistics, you will leverage your medical device/assay development background along with your experience in applied statistics to oversee the design, analysis, and reporting of verification and validation experiments for multiple high-priority development projects.


  • Manage a team of biostatisticians, taking responsibility for their technical and professional development
  • Oversee and provide technical guidance on the implementation and execution of relevant statistical analyses (e.g., sample size, power, accuracy, precision, LoD) for studies of varying complexity
  • Produce high quality presentations and author documentation of analysis plans, methods, results, and interpretation
  • Effectively convey statistical concepts and results to cross-functional collaborators and stakeholders
  • Directly influence and maintain departmental standards for the development and execution of analysis plans
  • Identify risks, communicate concerns, and champion solutions to interdisciplinary project teams
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Master’s degree in Biostatistics, Statistics, Bioinformatics, Engineering, or equivalent with 4+ years of relevant experience, or PhD in Biostatistics, Statistics, or equivalent with 2+ years of relevant experience
  • Minimum of 2 years of diagnostic product or medical device development experience
  • Minimum of 3 years practical experience with statistical analysis software such as SAS, JMP, or R, or 4 years other relevant object-oriented programming experience


  • Expert working knowledge of statistical methodology in diagnostic medicine and assay/ device development, including CLSI guideline proficiency. Prior FDA/IVDR submission experience a plus.
  • Prior experience with NGS and/or genetic testing a plus
  • Aptitude for technical leadership. Proven record of leading a team a plus.
  • Demonstrated ability and enthusiasm for working on cross-functional teams with members of diverse technical backgrounds
  • Strong track record of producing high quality written documentation for multiple audiences
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
The pay range is listed and actual compensation packages are based on a wide array of factors unique to each candidate, including but not limited to skill set, years & depth of experience, certifications and specific office location. This may differ in other locations due to cost of labor considerations.
Remote USA
$130,600$175,000 USD


Natera™ is a global leader in cell-free DNA (cfDNA) testing, dedicated to oncology, women’s health, and organ health. Our aim is to make personalized genetic testing and diagnostics part of the standard of care to protect health and enable earlier and more targeted interventions that lead to longer, healthier lives.

The Natera team consists of highly dedicated statisticians, geneticists, doctors, laboratory scientists, business professionals, software engineers and many other professionals from world-class institutions, who care deeply for our work and each other. When you join Natera, you’ll work hard and grow quickly. Working alongside the elite of the industry, you’ll be stretched and challenged, and take pride in being part of a company that is changing the landscape of genetic disease management.


Competitive Benefits - Employee benefits include comprehensive medical, dental, vision, life and disability plans for eligible employees and their dependents. Additionally, Natera employees and their immediate families receive free testing in addition to fertility care benefits. Other benefits include pregnancy and baby bonding leave, 401k benefits, commuter benefits and much more. We also offer a generous employee referral program!

For more information, visit www.natera.com.

Natera is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to ensuring a diverse and inclusive workplace environment, and welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives. Inclusive collaboration benefits our employees, our community and our patients, and is critical to our mission of changing the management of disease worldwide.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply, and will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with applicable laws.

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Link: https://www.natera.com/notice-of-data-collection-california-residents/

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