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Summer Student Researcher

A number of pathways may offer patients early access to new medicines. This includes the European pilot on Adaptive Licensing, based on work conducted at MIT’s Center for Biomedical Innovation. Critical to these pathways is the need for data on the safety and effectiveness of new drugs on market. Working with the project manager, the student will create a system to evaluate and characterize the available databases. He/she will then use a systematic approach to identify and describe the relevant data sources available in the United States and major European countries, creating global data map.

Hours: 10-20          Rate: $15/hour
Contact: Sophie Desbiens, sophied@mit.edu


edX Course Development

CBI has an available position to aid us in the creation of a new online Principles of Biomanufacturing course to be offered on edX.  This position is well suited for an undergraduate with interest in the biotech industry, biopharmaceutical manufacturing, and/or edX.  The position will aid in all aspects of course development from collecting and evaluating existing biopharmaceutical manufacturing educational resources, helping to draft and evaluate potential homework questions to be used for the online course, to aiding in scripting lecture material and initial testing of the online course.  The course is expected to go live on edX by October of 2014.

Key qualifications: This role will require superior attention to detail, the ability to summarize data using secondary resources, and a familiarity with the edX platform. Familiarity with the biopharmaceutical industry and experience with coding languages (such as Java Script, html, Malab, Python, etc.) is a plus, but not required.

Hours: 10-20 (flexible)   Rate: $10 per hour

Contact: Please email your CV or resume, a cover letter describing relevant experience and interest and three references to cbi@mit.edu.  No phone calls, please.


Website & Data Entry

CBI is seeking a student to assist with website maintenance and data entry. This individual would be responsible for content updates and additions to CBI’s current website and helping to ensure FileMaker Pro and Constant Contact directories are current. We’re looking for dependable students with extensive knowledge of WordPress, familiarity with FileMaker Pro, superior attention to details and the ability to complete updates in a timely manner.

 Hours: 5  (flexible)   Rate: $12 per hour

Contact: Please email your CV or resume, a cover letter describing relevant experience and interest to cbi@mit.edu.  No phone calls, please.