Posted to MedZilla on 2/22/2020

Takeda Pharmaceuticals

US-CA, * Intern, Computational Biology (Year Round) R0013755-MZ


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Job Description


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

Successful candidates will work closely with a senior-level computation biologist on topics related to the bioinformatics analysis and interpretation for drug discovery projects involving in omics data.


    • Must be deadline driven and have a high level of organizational and planning skills
    • The ideal candidate exhibits strong analytical, problem-solving, and oral and written communication skills; he or she also possesses the ability to work well in teams, effectively manage multiple projects, and present ideas clearly and concisely.
    • Experience in MS Office applications
    • Test, designs and develops methods, processes, and systems to consolidate and analyze large omics datasets and metadata sources to generate actionable insights and interpretation for pre-clinical research questions in drug discovery assays.


    • Applicants must be enrolled in a U.S. accredited university for the semester before and immediately following the internship.
    • Must be a student pursuing advanced degree in Bioinformatics,/Computational Biology or similar majors
    • Strong programming skills in R/Python. Familiar with machine learning libraries is preferred
    • Proficiency in Unix/Linux shell, AWS/HPC environment is preferred
    • Experience in developing and supporting NGS data processing and analysis pipeline
    • Quick learner, Working knowledge in molecular biology and clinical data
    • Outstanding oral and written communication skills.


    San Diego, CA

    Worker Type


    Worker Sub-Type

    Paid Intern (Fixed Term) (Trainee)

    Time Type

    Full time

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