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Pharmaceutical Technology & Development (PT&D) Graduate Programme

Type: 
Graduate programme
Locations: 
UK, United Kingdom
Sectors: 
Charity & Social Enterprise
Deadline: 
9th January 2017

About the programme

If you share our passion for science and technology, and want to make a genuine difference to the lives of patients, today and in the future, then the PT&D graduate programme was made for you. The programme is all about looking forward, using ground breaking science and technology to meet the needs of patients.

We can’t develop the kind of incredible medicines we do, without developing people first. And to do that, we have an incredible culture of support and collaboration, as well as the tools, rewards and opportunities you need to take your scientific career further. As a graduate, you’ll be working on a variety of projects, with some of the world’s most experienced scientists. So every day will be an opportunity to learn and grow, and enjoy making your talent count.

What does the programme involve?

The two-year programme starts in September 2017 and includes three distinct rotations through different areas of PT&D. These will provide you with broad exposure to multiple areas of basic and applied scientific research, and experience of the medicines design, development and commercialisation process through the application of science on development projects. You can choose from a wide range of placements – and we’ll do all we can to meet your preferences. 

You’ll also complete our global graduate development programme. Three times over the two years, you’ll be part of a graduate cohort that comes together in one of our global locations to develop the leadership and self-management skills required for success. You can expect a competitive salary and benefits, potential for future employment and mentor support from the outset.

Essential requirements

What we're looking for:

  • High-achieving, technically expert graduates in chemistry, physics, chemical or mechanical engineering, pharmacy or related subjects who have completed their first degree or Masters in 2015/16, or are due to graduate by September 2017 with a 2:1 or higher or equivalent grading
  • Innovative thinkers whose enthusiasm matches their scientific expertise
  • Confidence and desire to tackle new challenges and work situations with ease
  • Energy and motivation to be part of a team that believes collaboration is key to meeting the unmet needs of patients.