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Summer Internship Opportunities 2019 at Novartis

From: Mirjam Trame <mirjam.trame>
Date: Thu, 25 Oct 2018 08:35:42 -0400


*East Hanover, New Jersey; Cambridge, Massachusetts; Fort Worth, Texas;
Princeton, New Jersey*
*Number of Positions:* Multiple
*Type of Student:* Graduate, PhD
*Deadline for Applying:* January 31, 2019

A global health care leader, Novartis has one of the most exciting product
pipelines in the pharmaceutical industry for innovative medicines being
brought to life by diverse, talented, and performance-driven people. *The
department of biostatistics and pharmacometrics will have multiple
internship positions available for approximately 12 weeks (May to August
2019; dates flexible).*

Interns will work on their own statistics or pharmacometrics projects to
design and analyze clinical trials and/or perform relevant quantitative
research under the guidance of senior-level quantitative scientists.
Various real-world problems will give interns hands-on exposure to early
and late phases of drug development across different therapeutic areas,
including oncology, cardiology, immunology, neurology, ophthalmology, and
respiratory care. Potential topics include machine learning and deep
learning, survival analysis, causal inference, Bayesian statistics, disease
progression modeling, and/or PK/PD modeling. Interns will also attend
seminars and other activities to enhance their understanding of the drug
development process. Further, there will be opportunities for interns to
present their project results to all quantitative scientists and other

Candidates must be enrolled in a graduate-level program working toward a
PhD in biostatistics, statistics, pharmacometrics, engineering, or a
related discipline and have completed at least 1.5 years of course work.
Competitive candidates must have excellent oral and written communication
skills and strong problem-solving skills. Working knowledge of R or SAS is
preferred. Some projects require a strong background in NONMEM, Python
and/or other software and languages.

*To apply:* Please send CV and cover letter to


*Mirjam N. Trame, Pharm.D., Ph.D.*

Associate Director Pharmacometrics,

Translational Medicine

Phone: +1 617-252-2004 (ext 42004)


*Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research, Inc*.

45 Sidney Street

Cambridge, MA 02139


Received on Thu Oct 25 2018 - 08:35:42 EDT

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