Internship, Clinical Operations

Employer
AveXis Inc.
Location
Libertyville, IL, US
Posted
Dec 03, 2018
Ref
2018-2606
Hotbed
BioMidwest
Required Education
Doctorate/PHD/MD
Position Type
Full time
Overview

Ready to join a team committed to moving gene therapies into the clinical and commercial settings for patients and families devastated by rare neurological genetic diseases? AveXis is advancing cutting-edge science to treat rare and life-threatening genetic diseases starting with our clinical-stage, proprietary gene therapy candidate, AVXS-101. We are in the midst of an incredible journey and are looking for passionate individuals to join us on this important mission.

AveXis, Inc., a Novartis Company , is a clinical-stage gene therapy company, dedicated to developing and commercializing novel treatments for patients suffering from rare and life-threatening neurological genetic diseases. Our initial product candidate, AVXS-101, is our proprietary gene therapy product candidate currently in development for the treatment of spinal muscular atrophy, or SMA, Type 1, the leading genetic cause of infant mortality, and for the treatment of SMA Type 2. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration, or FDA, has granted AVXS-101 Orphan Drug Designation for the treatment of all types of SMA and Breakthrough Therapy Designation, as well as Fast Track Designation for the treatment of SMA Type 1. In addition to developing AVXS-101 to treat SMA Type 1 and Type 2, we also plan to develop other novel treatments for rare neurological diseases, including Rett syndrome (RTT) and a genetic form of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) caused by mutations in the superoxide dismutase 1 (SOD1) gene.

Summer intern will be responsible to learn and assist with maintenance of the AveXis electronic Trial Master File (eTMF) which includes uploading study documentation, quality checking uploaded documents, working with the AveXis staff to ensure the eTMF is complete and inspection ready. Position will provide exposure to ICH/GCP principles related to the conduct of clinical research studies.

Responsibilities

  • Create, upload, quality check documents in the Veeva vault on a daily basis.
  • Ensure required site documentation (investigator site file documents, investigational product accountability documents, final study documents, and documents for inclusion in a regulatory filing, etc.) remains current in the eTMF during the conduct of a study.


Qualifications

  • Enrolled in a 4-year under graduate degree program. Biology or Life Sciences preferred.
  • Ability to deal with time demands
  • Must possess excellent Word, Excel and interpersonal skills
  • Must have the ability to build and maintain positive relationships with management and peers
  • 3.0 GPA


Other Duties

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.