2017 Summer Internship - Quantitative Clinical Pharmacology
Location:
Cambridge , Massachusetts
Posted:
February 08, 2017
Reference:
1602737
More than 30,000 Takeda employees working in more than 70 countries are committed to improving quality of life for patients, who remain at the center of everything we do. Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited is a global, research and development-driven organization working internally and with external partners to translate science into life-changing medicines. Takeda focuses on the core therapeutic areas of oncology, gastroenterology, central nervous system and providing vaccines that address the most important infectious diseases. Novel products, especially in oncology and gastroenterology, as well as our presence in emerging markets, fuel our growth.

While Takeda is enjoying tremendous growth as an emerging global leader in the pharmaceutical industry, we remain ever mindful of our commitment to serve people worldwide by striving toward better health through leading innovation in medicine. In short, we are a passionate team doing important work that impacts patients' lives. If you are driven to create better health and a brighter future, join us!

OBJECTIVES:

Takeda's summer internship program blends real world experience with an extensive overview of the pharmaceutical industry. Knowledgeable mentors will provide guidance as you gain professional hands-on experience.

The summer internship program is 12 weeks in length and offers a unique perspective into a world-class pharmaceutical company. Compensation is competitive, and financed temporary housing is available to those who qualify. Our internship program also provides you the opportunity to network with people at Takeda through various planned events and activities.

Summer intern in Clinical Pharmacology, Takeda Clinical Pharmacology / GI. Takeda Pharmaceuticals is looking for qualified individuals with a flair for applying NONMEM and R experience.

ACCOUNTABILITIES: 

The intern will be given a real-world translational oncology modeling problem to tackle with close guidance of Takeda modelers, clinical pharmacologists, biologists, and clinicians. Example problems include: what does our study drug (or combination of study drugs) do to the trajectories of tumor burden in human subjects? To biomarkers of safety and efficacy? Can we recommend an optimal dose and schedule combination based on the preclinical and clinical data we have gathered up to this point?





Qualifications EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:
  • Applicants must be enrolled in a U.S. accredited university for the semester before and immediately following the internship.
  • The ideal candidate is a advanced undergraduate or graduate student in engineering or mathematics with a passion for biology, or vice-versa. MATLAB experience, understanding of ODE-based models, and excellent verbal and written communication skills are a plus.
  • Experience in each of the following MS Office applications:
    • MS Outlook - Proficient  
    • MS Word - Proficient  
    • MS Excel - Proficient  
    • MS PowerPoint - Proficient
  • Must be deadline driven and have a high level of organizational and planning skills

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 

May work on the computer for several hours at a time.

We are driven to improve people's lives.  

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Schedule
Full-time

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