Biostatistician Intern

Cambridge, England, United Kingdom expand job description ↓


This position is ideal for recent graduates who are seeking to gain experience in the field of Biostatistics in a more commercial environment. You will be presented with the opportunity to apply techniques learned during your academic training to real-world problems in healthcare and medical science. You will work on projects involving data analysis and the communication of both methodologies and results in a variety of publications, value materials, health economic models or health technology assessment submissions. You will typically be working on several projects across a variety of therapeutic areas at any one time.

Interns receive extensive one-to-one training on the technical aspects of projects and also learn about project management and effective communication with clients.

Our Biostatistician Internship is 3 months full-time and will commence in September 2017.


Essential requirements for the role are:

  • A degree level or higher qualification in a scientific or mathematical discipline (minimum 2.1). A focus on statistics and data analysis is essential
  • A high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Strong mathematical ability
  • Advanced skills in Excel
  • Good R programming skills or knowledge of at least one similar programming language
  • Excellent written English
  • The ability to use your initiative and work independently


The stipend for interns is £1,200 per calendar month, and you will be entitled to statutory holiday.

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Do you have, or are you predicted to receive, a degree level or higher qualification in a scientific discipline (minimum 2.1 or equivalent)?