Biometrics Graduate Programme 2021
Our science lives beyond our labs – our global perspective means we use talent and expertise from all over the world to make our medicines a success. Do you want to join a team of encouraging, collaborative and likeminded peers and develop your expertise? AstraZeneca seeks Statisticians to join the Biometrics functions.
We are a global, innovation-driven biopharmaceutical business that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialisation of prescription medicines for some of the world’s most serious diseases. But we're more than just one of the world's leading pharmaceutical companies. At AstraZeneca, we're proud to have an outstanding workplace culture that encourages innovation and collaboration. Here, employees are empowered to express diverse perspectives - and are made to feel valued, energised and rewarded for their ideas and creativity.
At AstraZeneca, Biometrics is the function that supports all aspects of early and late stage drug development, including strategy, clinical trial design, data collection, analyses, data reporting and interpretation to inform the quality decision making in drug projects. Our goal is to deliver value to the pipeline through excellence in strategy and delivery, improving decision making, and engaging and shaping the external environment whilst accessing and implementing innovative solutions.
What does the Programme involve?
We have opportunities targeted at Statisticians with little or no experience in the pharmaceutical industry to work across all stages of development statistics activities. In this permanent position, you will spend the first two years at AstraZeneca working in a structured training programme, working on drug development projects. In addition, you will receive on-the-job statistical training and be part of a global training programme for Biometrics Graduates.
You will work in a highly collaborative team including quantitative, technical, regulatory and scientific expertise and together with your colleagues contribute to the design, analysis, interpretation, documentation and regulatory submission of our drug development programs.
- MS/MSc (or equivalent) and/or PhD in Statistics - preferably with a strong mathematical foundation. Your MS/MSc/PhD in Statistics should be gained in 2019, 2020 or 2021.
- As our work is conducted cross-functionally on global projects, good collaboration, communication and influencing skills are important
- Good written and spoken English
- Attention to detail, with an ability to see the ‘big picture’ at the same time
- Passion for applying your statistical skills and an interest in pharmaceutical development
Capitalizing on your successful graduate degree, now is an exciting time to take the next step in your career with AstraZeneca! You will work on a wide range of global pharmaceutical projects and apply statistical methods to a variety of problems.
Together, we push the boundaries of science to deliver life-changing medicines to patients around the world!