Internship, Global Regulatory Affairs (Freeport)

AveXis in Freeport, IL

  • Industry: Scientific Research - Health/Medicine/Pharmacology
  • Type: Full Time
  • $56,910.00 - 75,280.00
position filled
Overview

Ready to join a team committed to developing and commercializing gene therapies for patients and families devastated by rare neurological genetic diseases? AveXis is advancing cutting-edge science, starting with our proprietary gene therapy for the treatment of spinal muscular atrophy (SMA). We are in the midst of an incredible journey and are looking for passionate individuals to join us on this important mission.

AveXis, a Novartis company, is dedicated to developing and commercializing novel treatments for patients suffering from rare and life-threatening neurological genetic diseases. Our initial product is a proprietary gene therapy approved by the US Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of pediatric patients with SMA. In addition to developing a treatment for SMA, AveXis also plans to develop other novel treatments for rare neurological diseases, including Rett syndrome and a genetic form of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis caused by mutations in the superoxide dismutase 1 (SOD1) gene.

AveXis is seeking a summer intern for 2020 that will provide regulatory support activities to projects and tasks within the Global Regulatory Affairs Department. With direction, the individual in this role will aid in document creation and review and process development activities to support regional product registrations in Asia, Latin America, and Canada.

Responsibilities

  • Participate cross-functionally with teams to problem solve technical issues related to regulatory affairs.
  • Interact directly with regulatory affiliates to support registration plans as necessary.
  • As part of a team, supports the creation of department specific SOPs.
  • Support the development of a regulatory requirements database focused on gene therapy product registrations for Asia, Latin America, and Canada. Review country-specific requirements and create/populate templates to capture information for identified countries.


Qualifications

  • The intern must be authorized to work in the US.
  • Enrolled in a 4-year program, or recently completed a bachelor's degree in a science-based curriculum such as biochemistry or chemistry. Required to have a 3.0 or better GPA.
  • Beginning to moderate experience using common business computer software applications: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
  • Ability to take direction and apply attention to detail in review/preparation of technical documents and processes.
  • Writes and speaks clearly, concisely, and accurately.


The level of this position will be based on the final candidate's qualifications.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

AveXis is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, genetics, disability, age, sexual orientation or veteran status.

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