Internships in Biostatistics and Epidemiology at iPRI

Internships in Biostatistics and Epidemiology at iPRI

January 14, 2014

The International Prevention Research Institute (iPRI; is an independent research institute with an outstanding Faculty of demonstrated leadership in many fields of epidemiology, health technology assessment and disease prevention. iPRI has experience in epidemiological research and macro health planning with a record of delivering real health and economic value to a range of public and private sources including  governments, universities, research institutes, non-governmental organisations and large multi-national concerns. iPRI has established, coordinated and participated in a wide range of activities since its founding in April, 2009, many of which have resulted in publications in peer-review journals (

IPRI proposes 3 to 6 months internships (for Masters level students) in the field of biostatistics and epidemiology. The exact topic of the internship will be defined together with the student and will deal with one of the following general themes:

– Risk-benefit analysis for breast cancer screening

– Analysis of patient management from PSA screening to diagnosis of prostate cancer

– Evaluation of cancer risk associated with anti-diabetic treatments

– Exposure to solar and artificial UV and determinants for skin cancer risks

– Environmental and professional exposure to fine particles

– Vitamin D and cancer

Students will be supervised by senior researchers at iPRI who also are Professors at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, and by the biostatistics team.

The students should be familiar with at least one statistical package (R, SAS, Stata, etc) and should have a good knowledge of the English language.



International Prevention Research Institute

Espace Europeen, Batiment G

15 Chemin du Saquin

69130 Ecully

Salary: based on French regulation.

For application, please send an email with a CV to Applications received prior to 15th April 2014 will be given priority consideration.



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