Role and key duties
Biometricians design and apply statistical techniques for collecting and analysing data to produce useful information from areas such as science, technology, medicine, business, finance and government.
Duties may include: defining precisely what is to be measured and deciding which information to collect and from where; working out the size of the sample to be tested and how the sample will be selected; deciding on the best method of collecting the information, e.g. by mail-out of questionnaires, experiments or survey interviews (telephone or face-to-face); making sure measurement resourcesare used efficiently; and interpreting the data and producing relevant statistics to describe or infer particular trends and patterns.
Minimum qualification required
Completion of a Degree in Science with a major in Statistics or Economics.
Degree in Science with a major in Statistics or Economics.