AbbVie Internship/Working student Mathematical Modeling / Quantitative Systems Pharmacology Toxicology Modeling (m/f) in Ludwigshafen, Germany

Internship/Working student Mathematical Modeling / Quantitative Systems Pharmacology Toxicology Modeling (m/f)

Germany, Rhinland-Palatinate, Ludwigshafen

Research & Development

Requisition #1804008


An internship position in Modeling & Simulation is offered in the Translational Modeling team in Ludwigshafen. The team is embedded within the global DMPK-BA organization (Drug Metabolism, Pharmacokinetics and Bioanalysis). During the internship the student will support the development of quantitative/mechanistic models for efficacy and safety predictions in collaboration with scientists at AbbVie and international consortia that AbbVie is part of. Specifically, the student will support various steps in the modeling process, e.g. literature research in collaboration with inhouse literature research services, preparation of published data to be used for modeling, implementation of the model structure into simulation software, model fitting to data, as well as validation of models using in-house or literature data and model analysis.


  • Highly motivated students in Systems Biology, Biotechnology, Engineering, (Bio-) Physics or similar, ideally with B.Sc. degree

  • Experience in modeling & simulation, background in modeling of biological systems ideal

  • Experience with Matlab or similar modeling & simulation software

  • Excellent team working and communication skills, and a high degree of independence

We offer:

Hands on experience in modeling & simulation in the pharmaceutical industry; close collaboration with scientists within Abbvie, e.g. Neuroscience Discovery and DMPK; close supervision by experienced scientists. The position can be filled either as full-time internship during a practical semester or part-time as working student. There is the option to complete a Master thesis.

We are looking forward to your online application, including a cover letter, CV and references if available; please state your earliest start date.

Additional Information

  • Travel: Nein

  • Job Type: Praktikum

  • Schedule: Vollzeit

  • Shift: Tagarbeit