Biostatistics & Data Management Intern in Basking Ridge, NJ at DSI

Date Posted: 3/19/2020

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Join a Legacy of Innovation 110 Years & Counting!

With over 100 years of scientific expertise & a presence in more than 20 countries, Daiichi Sankyo & its 15,000 employees around the world draw upon a rich legacy of innovation & a robust pipeline of promising new medicines to help people. In addition to a strong portfolio of medicines for hypertension & thrombotic disorders, under the Group’s 2025 Vision to become a “Global Pharma Innovator with a Competitive Advantage in Oncology,” Daiichi Sankyo research & development is primarily focused on bringing forth novel therapies in oncology, including immuno-oncology, with additional focus on new horizon areas, such as pain management, neurodegenerative diseases, heart & kidney diseases, & other rare diseases.

Job Summary:

The program will provide opportunities interns to understand the drug development, learn about statistical applications in clinical trials, and explore/establish their interests in pharmaceutical industry for their further professional and career development. On the other hand, the intern students can bring in the most advanced knowledge in statistical field to help us to implement innovative methods in clinical trials. At the same time of their training exercise, the intern students can provide additional resources to our project teams with their statistical and computational skills. The intern students are especially good resource in resulting technically difficult issues in R&D programs which is difficult for full-time staff to complete due to competing project priorities.

Another very important outcome of the intern program is to increase the visibility of the company in the academic fields which can help our staff recruiting.

Responsibilities:

The intern will be provided a topic that is related to either a specific statistical research question/problem where the intern will perform or assistant in developing statistical methodology related to drug development.

The intern will be assigned to a specific project to help the project statistician with the statistical deliverables. The primary goal of an intern is to get a training about the drug development while helping the project statistician on the project work

The intern will participate certain department activities and initiatives in the similar scope as for the project works.

Qualifications: Successful candidates will be able to meet the qualifications below with or without a reasonable accommodation.

Education/Experience:
  • A candidate Ph.D. program at an accredited college/university in biostatistics or statistics where the candidate has demonstrated ability of statistical research and knowledge in statistics that is equivalent to a master’s degree in statistics;
  • Being available for 12 weeks full time on site from May to August;
  • Detail-oriented, highly motivated and able to manage multiple tasks and able to work independently and as a team member;
  • Sufficient skills in at least one of the two programming languages: SAS or R;
  • Good communication skills

Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.