Research & Science


Mountain View, California, United States

For this newly created role, we are looking for an engaged, articulate statistician with a strong interest in working with large complex data sets to join our Research team. The data collection group is focused on obtaining high-quality data to understand human health and disease. You will be involved in a wide variety of activities, such developing analysis methods for digital phenotypes, experiment design, and statistical modeling. The range of projects includes studies of gene-environment interactions, implementation and validation of novel web-based data collection tools, and optimization of our customer research experience. This position is part of a highly interactive, dynamic environment and involves collaborating with individuals across the organization. There is an emphasis on communication skills and an ability to deliver results.

Who we are

Since 2006, 23andMe’s mission has been to help people access, understand, and benefit from the human genome.  We are a group of passionate individuals pushing the boundaries of what’s possible to help turn genetic insight into better health and personal understanding. 

What you’ll do

  • You will develop methods to analyze, impute, and validate digital phenotype, genetic, and environmental data-- including gene-environment interactions
  • You will work with diverse groups in 23andMe to help collect data and design experiments to provide an engaging user experience
  • You will provide analytical support for a variety of epidemiologic studies in a dynamic environment

What you’ll bring

  • A PhD in Statistics or a related discipline (Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Applied Mathematics, and others)
  • Ability to use and develop appropriate software tools, primarily in R
  • A keen interest in human genetics and willingness to keep up with rapidly evolving methods, particularly in gene-environment interactions
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and social skills working with all levels of the organization
  • Flexibility to support changing assignments and priorities in an independent and reliable manner, while maintaining a positive and collaborative attitude

About Us

23andMe, Inc. is the leading consumer genetics and research company. Our mission is to help people access, understand and benefit from the human genome. The company was named by MIT Technology Review to its “50 Smartest Companies, 2017” list, and named one of Fast Company’s “25 Brands That Matter Now, 2017”. 23andMe has over 5 million customers worldwide, with ~85 percent of customers consented to participate in research. 23andMe is located in Mountain View, CA. More information is available at

At 23andMe, we value a diverse, inclusive workforce and we provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. All qualified applicants for employment will be considered without regard to an individual’s race, color, sex, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family care status, marital status, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws.  If you are unable to submit your application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at 23andMe will reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities to the extent required by applicable law.

Please note: 23andMe does not accept agency resumes and we are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes. Thank you.