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INTERN - Health Economics Outcomes Research

Company: Guardant Health, Inc.
Location: Redwood City
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Guardant Health is a leading precision oncology company focused on helping conquer cancer globally through use of its proprietary blood tests, vast data sets and advanced analytics. The Guardant Health Oncology Platform leverages capabilities to drive commercial adoption, improve patient clinical outcomes and lower healthcare costs across all stages of the cancer care continuum. Guardant Health has launched liquid biopsy-based Guardant360--, Guardant360 CDx and GuardantOMNI-- tests for advanced stage cancer patients. These tests fuel development of its LUNAR program, which aims to address the needs of early stage cancer patients with neoadjuvant and adjuvant treatment selection, cancer survivors with surveillance, asymptomatic individuals eligible for cancer screening and individuals at a higher risk for developing cancer with early detection.The Guardant INFORM platform is intended to help accelerate research and development of the next generation of cancer therapeutics by offering biopharma partners an in-silico platform that combines de-identified longitudinal clinical information and genomic data collected from the Guardant360-- liquid biopsy test. This robust dataset offers real-world insights into anti-cancer therapy use in the clinic, tumor evolution, and treatment resistance throughout each patient's treatment journey for many advanced solid tumor cancers including non-small cell lung, breast, colon, and prostate.The purpose of the internship is to provide professional hands-on experience to graduate students with proven academic performance. At the end of the program, the intern will have credible experience working with a clinical-genomics database and derive valuable real-world evidence to support cancer therapy development. Are you ready to join us and make a difference?Roles and Responsibilities:* Assist in generating robust and high impact real-world evidence to inform strategic decisions* Contribute to algorithm design and validation* Contribute to cross-functional team by conceptualizing research plans and protocols development* Work closely with the data engineer team and support the development of validation protocols* Coding experience of MySQL, R and/or Python* Proficient in SAS* Experience with Tableau visualization tools* Ability to work independently, as well as to collaborate with a team to accomplish goals* Strong communications and interpersonal skills* Must be a currently enrolled graduating senior in a master's or PhD program, in relevant field of study such as health economics, statistics, biostatistics, epidemiology, mathematics, or a related field* Strong academic record with a preferred cumulative GPA of 3.3 or higherInternship Expectations:At the end of the internship, the intern is expected to have completed the validation of a proprietary algorithm design and present their learnings and results of their work at the Guardant INFORM team meeting.Physical Requirements* Employee may frequently exert up to 20-50 pounds of force to push or lift equipment* This position requires standing/walking/crawling regularlyEmployee may be required to lift routine office supplies and use office equipment. Majority of the work is performed in a desk/office environment; however, there may be exposure to high noise levels, fumes, and biohazard material in the laboratory environment. Ability to sit for extended periods of time.Guardant Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.To learn more about the information collected when you apply for a position at Guardant Health, Inc. and how it is used, please review our Privacy Notice for Job Applicants.#LI-JL1

Keywords: Guardant Health, Inc., Redwood City , INTERN - Health Economics Outcomes Research, Healthcare , Redwood City, California

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