Internship in analysis of digital pathology data in Penzberg (m/f/d)

Germany, Penzberg

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The position:
This position is placed in Pharma Research and Early Development (pRED). The  Early Biomarker Development Oncology group supports drug development related decisions, using automated image analysis of tissue samples and data exploration for reverse translation. We are looking for interns with expertise in data analysis and understanding of image processing for analysis of digital pathology data. Knowledge in cancer biology would be appreciated.


During the internship your tasks will include:

  • Spatial data analysis of digital pathology data, including the use of clustering and machine learning methods to answer exploratory questions

  • Data retrieval from internal databases

  • Selection and implementation of suitable visualization methods for communication of analysis outcomes 

As an intern in our group, you will have the chance to interact with a multicultural team of pathologists, biomarker experts, clinical and imaging scientists.


Your benefits

We attach great importance to making your internship as rewarding as possible. Right from the start, you will be warmly welcomed into the team and gain exciting insights into a wide variety of areas. The focus is on guaranteeing you a constant learning effect and bringing in your own ideas, promoting you in the process but also challenging you. Additionally, we offer you:

  • Flexible working hours (37,5 hours/week)

  • Fair payment above the legal requirements for all compulsory and voluntary internships

  • Reduced prices (-50 %) in our canteen

  • Fitness Centre on the Roche Campus

  • Training opportunities and exciting guest lectures

  • Networking with other interns

  • Possibility of accommodation in the Roche Boarding House or assistance in finding accommodation in Penzberg

  • Well organized transport connections to Munich with our Roche-Shuttle

Who you are:

You’re someone who wants to influence your own development. You’re looking for a company where you have the opportunity to pursue your interests across functions and geographies, and where a job title is not considered the final definition of who you are, but the starting point.

Because we know that employees are critical to our success in bringing novel solutions to patients, we are dedicated to remaining a great place to work and to providing employees with programs, services and benefits that allow them to bring the best to the business and to their personal lives.


Your profile:

  • Student (m/f) in Bioinformatics, Statistics, Mathematics, Biomedical Engineering or a related field degree

  • Knowledge of R (preferred) and/or Python

  • Knowledge of Matlab

  • Good level of spoken and written English

  • Understanding of image processing techniques is preferred

  • Domain knowledge in oncology and tissue biomarkers would be a plus

  • Communicative and interested in working in a multicultural and interdisciplinary team

  • Available for a minimum of 6 months

You feel addressed? Then we are looking forward to your application!


Very pragmatic: Please only upload your resume online.

At the moment we do not need any further documents, such as letters of motivation, certificates or similar.


Please note that this internship is aimed at students (m/f/d) who are enrolled or alternatively at people in gap year between Bachelor's and Master's studies.

Period of internship is from January 2020 for a minimum of 6 months.

Do you have any questions? Then contact us:

Marielle Busch +49 8856/60-3556

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