Johnson & Johnson Careers

BIOSTATISTICAL INTERN (Fall 2019 8-12 months)

Toronto, Canada

Job Description

Requisition ID: 4355190509

This internship is intended for MSc or PhD candidates working towards a graduate degree in Biostatistics or a related university major, who have a very strong background in statistics and are seeking to apply their skills to clinical, biological or real-world data in the Canadian pharmaceutical industry.
The MPRM group works closely with Regulatory Affairs and Drug Safety & Surveillance to prepare Health Canada compliant drug product Risk Management Plans (RMPs) and to contributes to the development of risk mitigation activities under RMP commitments.  Meeting these commitments involves analysis of various types of data, including data from clinical studies or real-world sources, such as claims data, public health databases and survey results.
The intern will serve as an integral member of a project team, providing advice, conducting statistical analyses and summarizing and presenting data to support team objectives

Major Responsibilities:

  • Generate and validate statistical analyses (tables, listings, and figures) using the R programming language/software and other data management software
  • Review statistical deliverables and ensure the quality of the output

Relevant knowledge and experience
  • Minimum requirement is a bachelor’s degree in Statistics or a related field; individual must be actively pursuing graduate studies; MSc in a statistics or a life sciences related field is considered an asset
  • Formal education or demonstrated knowledge of biological, life sciences or health care
Core/Technical competency requirements:
  • Refined problem solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to interpret and summarize data, and use the results to synthesize arguments
  • Well-developed team skills; promoting inclusive, transparent and constructive input from collaborators
  • Ability to prioritize, manage multiple competing priorities and deliver on objectives
  • Scientific curiosity and passion for continuous learning
  • Proficiency in the practical application of technical knowledge to daily activities
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal, including presentation skills)
  • High standards of ethics and compliance to regulatory and legal requirements
    Working Conditions
  • Office based
  • No Travel Required
Physical/Auditory & Visual Demands:
  • Minimal-Very limited or no physical strain or fatigue. 
  • Moderate-Performs task requiring audio/visual attention for extended periods of time

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Primary Location
Janssen Inc. (7710)
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