User Acceptance Testing (UAT) Intern – Biostatistics




Global Genes is looking for a UAT – Biostatistics Intern to join our team. The internship requires approximately 20 hours of remote work per week and ideally, we would like the intern to commit to a 6-month internship.

About RARE-X and Global Genes:
Launched in 2021, the RARE-X research program enables robust data collection, sharing, analysis and federation of natural history data for rare disease. RARE-X is a cross-disorder research program, currently collecting data for over 100 rare diseases, including neurodevelopmental, neurodegenerative, neuromuscular, immunology, renal, and mitochondrial conditions.

RARE-X is a research program of Global Genes, a non-profit 501c3 organization, whose mission is to support next generation advocacy by providing patient advocates with a continuum of services to accelerate their path from early support and awareness to research readiness,
using a collaborative approach that involves biopharma, researchers and funders, with data as a central core.

* Conduct quality assurance / user acceptance testing to validate new data collection surveys and system modifications and enhancements
* Provide structured feedback to development team
* Participate in the development of detailed test plans, test scripts and test data.
* Develop familiarity with established data models for the systematic analysis of internal and external biomedical data sets.
* Align data points for new surveys and patient-reported outcome measures (PROs) to existing data models for integration onto the RARE-X platform.
* Undergraduate or graduate student pursuing a degree in biology, biostatistics, bioinformatics, computational biology or similar field
* At least one class successfully completed in biostatistics or coding
* Familiarity with medical terminology important
* Familiarity with medical coding and ontologies a plus
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills
* Detail-oriented, with demonstrated ability to follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and maintain detailed records
* Must reside in and be authorized to work in the United States

Pay range is $22 – $25 per hour depending on relevant experience.

If interested, please submit your resume to [email protected] with a cover letter that explains why the position at Global Genes appeals to you, and how your experience & skills qualify you for this job.

We appreciate all interest however, we will only respond to those individuals with whom we have a further interest.


Global Genes is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the workplace.

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.

Last Revised Date: March 2024