ORIC Pharmaceuticals: Computational Biology Intern

United States
Job Posted Date: 
March 10, 2022
Internship Positions
Life Sciences

ORIC Pharmaceuticals, Inc, is a clinical stage oncology company dedicated to improving patients’ lives and focused on developing treatments that address mechanisms of therapeutic resistance. They are excited to offer an 8–10-week summer internship in the Translational Medicine group to a highly motivated student. You will take part in the translational and biomarker efforts for ORIC’s development programs as member of a multi-disciplinary team, working closely with biomarker, discovery and computational biology scientists. You will study the molecular signatures of cancer and translate preclinical findings to guide future development of ORIC’s expanding clinical portfolio. This position provides the opportunity to obtain hands-on biotechnology experience under close mentorship, while contributing to meaningful projects.


  • Perform computational analyses on high-throughput genomics data from oncology samples
  • Apply modern statistical and machine learning methods to inform biomarker discovery
  • Leverage internal and publicly available genomic datasets to identify cancer indications and patient subsets for ORIC’s development and early-stage pipeline  
  • Communicate results verbally and through impactful presentation in team meetings and working groups


  • 30-40 hours per week
  • Laptop provided by company
  • Must be vaccinated and follow company Covid-19 safety protocol
  • No employment sponsorship
  • No benefits
  • No Relocation/Housing
  • Pay Rate: $22/hr. (undergraduate); $25/hr. (graduate)
Job Requirements: 
  • A major in computational biology, bioinformatics, statistics, computer science or a related field (we will consider PhD, masters, or undergraduate students with relevant experience)
  • Experience in the analysis and interpretation of data generated by next-generation sequencing (such as RNA-seq, ChIP-seq, ATAC-seq), microarrays, and/or proteomics
  • Understanding of the statistical principles and best practices in genomic and molecular data analysis
  • Strong experience in the use of R or Python for complex data analysis and data visualization
  • Excellent oral/written communication skills and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively
How to Apply: 

Apply Here: https://oricpharma.com/careers/?p=job%2FoXaCifwL

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