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Internship | Modelling & Statistics

We apply physiologically-based pharmacokinetic (PBPK) modelling to extrapolate in house experimental data from different in vitro and ex vivo models to predict kinetics of model drugs.

Location

Utrecht

Education type

Type

Internship and graduation project

Hours a week

Fulltime – 40

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What will be your role?

We are looking for students that want to help in developing PBPK models to fit our needs (e.g. direct application and integration of experimental datasets, or creating a user-friendly interface so anyone with limited programming skills can apply PBPK modelling).

How do you want to contribute to tomorrow's world? How big can your impact be? Come and work at TNO and envision it.

What we expect from you

  • You are a Master’s student in life sciences with a passion for pharmacology and/or toxicology.
  • You enjoy being part of a multi-disciplinary team, but can also work independently.
  • You are a strong communicator.
  • You have affinity with computational biosciences, having some programming experience (preferably in R) is an advantage.

What you’ll get in return

You want to work on the precursor of your career; an internship gives you an opportunity to take a good look at your prospective future employer. TNO goes a step further. It’s not just looking that interests us; you and your knowledge are essential to our innovation. That’s why we attach a great deal of value to your personal and professional development. You will, of course, be properly supervised during your internship and be given the scope for you to get the best out of yourself. Naturally, we provide suitable internship compensation. 

TNO as an employer

You want to work on the precursor of your career; an internship gives you an opportunity to take a good look at your prospective future employer. TNO goes a step further. It’s not just looking that interests us; you and your knowledge are essential to our innovation. That’s why we attach a great deal of value to your personal and professional development. You will, of course, be properly supervised during your internship and be given the scope for you to get the best out of yourself. Naturally, we provide suitable internship compensation. 

TNO is an independent research organization whose expertise and research make an important contribution to the competitiveness of companies and organizations, to the economy and to the quality of society as a whole. Innovation with purpose is what TNO stands for. With 3000 people we develop knowledge with a focus on practical application. We aim to create new products that make life more pleasant and valuable and help companies innovate, and to find creative answers to the questions posed by society. We work for a variety of customers: governments, the small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) sector, large companies, service providers and non-governmental organizations. We work together on new knowledge, better products and clear recommendations for policy and processes. In everything we do, impact is the key. Within the department risk analysis for products in development (RAPID), we study the influence of all aspects of our personal and work environment on our health, with the emphasis on the influence of exposure to chemicals and nanomaterials. Technology cluster Modelling & Statistics (TC MOST) is a team that aims to quantify and understand this influence using data analysis, modelling and statistics.

The selection process

After the first CV selection, the application process will be conducted by the concerning department. TNO will provide a suitable internship agreement. If you have any questions about this vacancy, you can contact the contact person mentioned below.

Due to Covid-19 and the consequent uncertainties and restrictions, students who are not residing in the Netherlands may currently not be able to start an internship or graduation project at TNO.

Has this job opening sparked your interest?

Then please feel free to apply on this vacancy! For further questions don’t hesitate to contact us.

Contact: Sabina Bijlsma
Phone number: +31 (0)88-86 61562

Note that applications via email and third party applications are not taken into consideration.

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