12 Month Data Science-Industrial Student Placement

AstraZeneca UK

Location: Cheshire East

Job Type: Full time


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12-Month Data Science Industrial Student Placement

Locations:Macclesfield (UK)


Essential Candidate Requirements:

At AstraZeneca every one of our employees makes a difference to patient lives every day. We work together across global boundaries to make an impact and find answers to challenges. We do this with the upmost integrity even in the most difficult situations because we are committed to doing the right thing.

Pharmaceutical Technology and Development (PT&D) are the bridge that turns brilliant science into actual medicines that help millions of people. We work across the entire value chain, designing and delivering active ingredients, formulations and devices required to support new medicines – from supplies for use in early toxicology studies and clinical trials to developing the technology to ensure drugs can be scaled up for commercial manufacture.

Data Science is a growing discipline helping AstraZeneca deliver medicines in novel and efficient ways. We are looking to recruit for 12 Month Industrial Placements in Data Science at our Macclesfield site.

You will be responsible for delivering technical solutions to support scientists to effectively manage, mine and exploit data using digital technologies.

You will be working across a range of disciplines including chemistry, engineering, analytical and several specialist areas so clear communication and presentation skills are key to the role.

Coding is an essential element of the role and so proficiency in languages such as python, R, Matlab etc is desirable.

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying for this role please click and apply online providing answers to all of the questions.

Closing Date for Applications:October 16th, 2022 with interviews expected to take place early November 2022.

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AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements.

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