Academic Statistician

| Greater NYC Area

At Noom, we use scientifically proven methods to help our users create healthier lifestyles, and manage important conditions like Type-II Diabetes, Obesity, and Hypertension. With over 1000 employees worldwide, we employ a global workforce that changes the lives of hundreds of thousands of people every day.

We are looking for an Academic Statistician to join our organization and help Noom’s Research Team apply and interpret advanced statistics and solve problems that require making sophisticated decisions based on patterns in all kinds of data for studies, grants proposals, and publications.

What You'll Like About Us

  • We work on problems that affect the lives of real people. Our users depend on us to make positive changes to their health and their lives.
  • We base our work on scientifically-proven, peer-reviewed methodologies that are designed by medical professionals.
  • We are a data-driven company through and through.
  • We offer a generous budget for personal development expenses like training courses, conferences, and books.
  • You'll get three weeks' paid vacation and a flexible work policy.
  • Delicious (and nutritious) daily lunches and snacks prepared by Sam, our NYC office on-site chef.

What We'll Like About You

  • You have extensive knowledge of different types of mathematical and statistical models (Maximum Likelihood Estimates and/or Complier Average Causal Effect Modeling, Mixed Linear Models, Latent Class Analysis, Partial Least Squares regression, non-parametric testing, etc.).
  • You rock R, Mplus, SAS, and SPSS and/or others.
  • You’ve worked with academic researchers before and understand trial protocol methodology, manuscript methods, data cleaning, and statistical analysis.
  • You are extremely organized and attentive to detail (corrects and detects errors up to the third decimal).
  • You have great critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • You are awesome at prioritizing work: you quickly jump on statistical problems that may prevent a researcher from working efficiently.
  • You are someone who is self-motivated and able to juggle multiple projects under tight deadlines.
  • You have strong communication skills and an encouraging, team-focused attitude, and an ability to explain statistical underpinnings to non-technical folks.
  • 5+ years of experience, or just someone we would kick ourselves if we didn't hire.
  • Ph.D. in statistics or related field is a plus.
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Location

530 West 25th Street, Suite 502, New York , NY 10001

What are Noom Perks + Benefits

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications
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