Biostatistician Intern

1 month ago
Job ID
2017-5111
US
Category
Internship
CA
Redwood City

Overview

We are looking for a talented individual with training in statistics who is passionate about applying his/her skills in the biotech industry. You will join a dynamic Clinical Biostatistics group which provides best in class statistical design, analysis, data modeling and interpretation to develop and validate innovative products,
produce high quality evidence, and support a broad customer base. As a Biostatistician Intern, you will have a chance to contribute to the analysis of the clinical development and Medical Affairs studies and development of abstracts and/or posters.

Responsibilities

  • To support analysis of clinical validation/development studies
  • To support analysis and reporting of Medical Affairs studies
  • Other responsibilities, as assigned

Qualifications

REQUIRED:

  • BS degree or equivalent in statistics, mathematics, bioinformatics, data science or related technical field
  • Interest in learning and applying skills in the biotech/pharma and medical related fields
  • Ability to apply statistical modeling techniques, perform data analysis, and programming in SAS or R
  • Strong communication skills with ability to maintain open communication with internal employees, managers, and customers, as needed.
  • Ability to integrate and apply feedback in a professional manner.
  • Ability to prioritize and drive to results with a high emphasis on quality
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

 

PREFERRED:

  • A person pursuing graduate level training in statistics/biostatistics
  • Some experience in biomedical research
  • Local Bay Area candidates

Travel, Physical/Mental Demands and Work Environment

- Standing or sitting for long periods of time may be necessary
- Some lifting (greater than 25 pounds) may be necessary. Facilities, Materials, and Engineering team members occasionally must lift at least 50-75 pounds.
- May be exposed to hazardous materials, tissue specimens, and instruments with moving parts, lasers, heating and freezing elements, and high-speed centrifugation. (Generally, laboratory and Customer Service workers only.)
- Repetitive manual pipetting may be necessary (lab workers only).

Company Profile

 

Genomic Health, Inc. (NASDAQ: GHDX) is the world's leading provider of genomic-based diagnostic tests that address both the overtreatment and optimal treatment of cancer, one of the greatest issues in healthcare today. With its Oncotype IQ™ Genomic Intelligence Platform, the company is applying its world-class scientific and commercial expertise and infrastructure to lead the translation of clinical and genomic big data into actionable results for treatment planning throughout the cancer patient journey, from diagnosis to treatment selection and monitoring. The Oncotype IQ portfolio of genomic tests and services currently consists of the company's flagship line of Oncotype DX gene expression tests that have been used to guide treatment decisions for more than 600,000 cancer patients worldwide. Genomic Health is expanding its test portfolio to include additional liquid and tissue-based tests. The company is based in Redwood City, California, with international headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. For more information, please visit, www.GenomicHealth.com and follow the company on Twitter: @GenomicHealth, Facebook, YouTube and LinkedIn.

 

Join the Genomic Health Team, and have the unique opportunity to make a difference in the lives of patients with cancer, while developing your career potential.  We value our employees and consider them an integral part of our company’s growth and success. We maintain competitive total rewards programs designed to satisfy our employees’ work life and personal life needs.

 

To learn more about careers at Genomic Health visit: http://www.genomichealth.com/join_our_team

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, gender identity, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

 

 

 

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