January 16, 2020 at 12:31 pm #4487RAllenParticipant
Dear SMB members,
Please find below details of an opportunity at Pfizer that should be of interest to mathematical biology graduate students, particularly those curious about whether a career in industry could be for them. Please check the eligibility requirements by following the link below.
Do not hesitate to contact me for further information!
Pfizer Summer Student Worker Program 2020
Mathematical Modeling & Simulation
Pfizer’s Quantitative Systems Pharmacology (QSP) Group in Early Clinical Development is looking for qualified students interested in the application of mathematical models and computer simulation to questions of interest in drug discovery and development. Dependent on the successful candidate’s skills and interests, he or she may assist staff scientists to develop new mechanistic, mathematical models; modify or validate existing models; and/or develop or apply computational approaches to improve our workflows.
· Understanding of simulating ordinary differential equation models, parameter fitting, and numerical methods
· Proficient with a computer programming or scripting language
· Interest in the application of mathematical modeling and simulation to biological or pharmacological research
Preferred skills (the successful candidate may possess one or more):
· Proficient in MATLAB, C/C++, Julia, R
· Understanding of nonlinear dynamics, numerical methods, and parameter fitting for nonlinear models
· Experience in software development
· Versant in molecular, cellular, and pathway biology; knowledge of metabolic & cardiovascular diseases, inflammation & immunology, or rare diseases is a plus
· Graduate student in applied mathematics, engineering (any), physics, computer science, or related pharmaceutical sciences
Location: Cambridge, MA USA
For eligibility requirements and other information:
Richard Allen, PhD
Associate Research Fellow, Quantitative Systems Pharmacology
Early Clinical Development
Pfizer Worldwide Research, Development, and Medical
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