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Bristol Myers Squibb

Intern, Quantitative Systems Pharmacology & Physiologically Based Pharmacokinetics (Summer 2023)


Systems Administrator


Princeton, New Jersey, United States

At Bristol Myers Squibb, we are inspired by a single vision – transforming patients’ lives through science. In oncology, hematology, immunology and cardiovascular disease – and one of the most diverse and promising pipelines in the industry – each of our passionate colleagues contribute to innovations that drive meaningful change. We bring a human touch to every treatment we pioneer. Join us and make a difference.

Position Summary

We are seeking passionate and skilled college and graduate students who look for opportunities to learn, to grow, and work alongside talented career QSP&PBPK scientists. The Intern will work in BMS Clinical Pharmacology and Pharmacometrics Department with specific focuses on pharmacometrics related projects, under the guidance of an experienced Clinical Pharmacology & Pharmacometrics expert. The successful candidate will work under the guidance of an experienced scientist on the development and improvement of in-house models. She/he will develop and parametrize mini-models for specific pathways or processes of interest using in-house data or data available in the public domain. She/he will also be responsible for incorporating the mini-model back into a platform, possibly testing its functionality in the context of different therapies, and possibly helping with clinical data analysis and research to advance clinical programs.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and parametrize mini-models using systems of ordinary differential equations
  • Calibrate parametrized mini-models using in-house data or data available in the public domain
  • Identify and determine physiological range of the most sensitive parameters
  • Incorporate the mini-model into the platform and test its functionality with respect to existing therapies
  • Potentially assist in the analysis of clinical data and clinically applied research
  • Participate in the BMS Virtual Intern Program activities

Qualifications & Experience

  • Student in mathematics, engineering (chemical, biomedical, others), physics or bio/pharma disciplines with strong mathematical background
  • Solid knowledge of modeling using ordinary differential equations and numerical solvers
  • Knowledge of how to perform parameter estimation and sensitivity analysis
  • Experience with Matlab/Simbiology environment is beneficial

Around the world, we are passionate about making an impact on the lives of patients with serious diseases. Empowered to apply our individual talents and diverse perspectives in an inclusive culture, our shared values of passion, innovation, urgency, accountability, inclusion and integrity bring out the highest potential of each of our colleagues.

Bristol Myers Squibb recognizes the importance of balance and flexibility in our work environment. We offer a wide variety of competitive benefits, services and programs that provide our employees with the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives.

Physical presence at the BMS worksite or physical presence in the field is an essential job function of this role which the Company deems critical to collaboration, innovation, productivity, employee well-being and engagement, and enhances the Company culture.

To protect the safety of our workforce, customers, patients and communities, the policy of the Company requires all employees and workers in the U.S. and Puerto Rico to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless they have received an exception based on an approved request for a medical or religious reasonable accommodation. Therefore, all BMS applicants seeking a role located in the U.S. and Puerto Rico must confirm that they have already received or are willing to receive the full COVID-19 vaccination by their start date as a qualification of the role and condition of employment. This requirement is subject to state and local law restrictions and may not be applicable to employees working in certain jurisdictions such as Montana. This requirement is also subject to discussions with collective bargaining representatives in the U.S.

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