Spring 2012 Co-op/R&D - Statistical Sciences

Requisition ID:



UR Co-op

Open date:

Oct 26, 2011 4:30:14 PM

Functional area:



King of Prussia, Pennsylvania

Required degrees:

Not Indicated

Experience required:

Less than 1 year



Basic qualifications:

Must be eligible to work in the US at the time of, and for the duration of their employment. Employees will be required to furnish evidence of US work authorization.
Enrolled in a co-op program at a 4-year US University and receive co-op credit from University.
Able to work full-time (35-40 hours/week) throughout the co-op work cycle (January June 2012).
MS or PhD student at accredited 4-year US University.
Majoring in Statistics.
3.0+ cumulative GPA.
Track record of achievement and leadership in work and/or extracurricular activities.

Preferred qualifications:

Experience with statistical software, such as SAS and R/S-plus preferred.
Familiar with sample size calculation, analysis of variance, variance component analysis, mixed model analysis preferred.
Previous co-ops preferred
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written


Statistical Sciences North America (SSNA) helps GSK scientists use statistical tools and statistical thinking to accelerate the drug discovery and development process through the following:

Experimental design
Data analysis and interpretation
Statistical training
Software support

SSNA statisticians provide statistical consulting support to all areas of non-clinical research and development in North America. They also develop and deliver practical statistics training for scientists. SSNA statisticians teach basic classes on a regular basis and develop other classes by request to address the needs of specific scientific groups.

The co-op student will work under the supervision of senior or principle statistician to support non-clinical statistical projects which include data analysis. Experiment design, statistic consulting.

Contact information:

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JoAnn Coleman, Manager, Statistical Sciences, North America

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