12 Month University Industrial Placement Student (UIPS): Statistics

AstraZeneca UK

Location: Cheshire East

Job Type: Full time

Posted


12 Month University Industrial Placement Student (UIPS): Statistics

Macclesfield, UK

£23,000 Base Salary, Bonus & Flexible Benefits

Do you want to be part of a team of supportive, collaborative and likeminded peers to develop your expertise? AstraZeneca seeks student statisticians to join their biometric functions. Then Astra Zeneca might be the one for you!

About AstraZeneca:

AstraZeneca is a global, science-led, patient-centred biopharmaceutical company that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialization of prescription medicines for some of the world’s most serious disease. But we’re more than a global leading pharmaceutical company. At AstraZeneca, we‘re dedicated to being a Great Place to Work where you are empowered to push the boundaries of science and fuel your entrepreneurial spirit. There’s no better place to make a difference to medicine, patients and society.

About the University Industrial Placement Student (UIPS) Programme:

Join a Truly Inclusive and Supportive International Team.

As an AstraZeneca placement student, there is a huge network of support available to you. You’ll have a dedicated supervisor, a supportive early talent peer network, and a variety of Employee Resource Groupsyou can join.

We help and empower each other,and our supervisors arecommitted to providingyou with all the guidanceand support you need tobuild your skills,confidence andcapabilities.

Whatever your backgroundand experience, you'll bewelcomed and encouragedto speak up, ask questionsand share knowledge. You will be a valued part of aninternational team of trulysupportive, collaborativeand inclusive individuals.

Are you ready to explore this exciting next step in your career? Apply today!

Macclesfield

The Macclesfield Campus is an essential part of AstraZeneca’s UK Operation and the 2nd largest operational site within the company’s global network. It is approx. 100 acres with around 4500 people working on site. The site is unique in the AstraZeneca network having Operations, R&D, G&A, IT and others on its site

About the Opportunity:

Biometrics is the home of early and late-stage drug development and post-marketing statistics. We support all aspects of clinical development, including strategy, clinical trial design, data collection, analyses, data reporting and interpretation to inform quality decision making on AstraZeneca’s drug projects. Our goal is to deliver value to the drug development pipeline through excellence in strategy and delivery, improving decision making, and engaging and shaping the external environment whilst accessing and implementing innovative solutions.

We have placement opportunities for undergraduate students to work in the pharmaceutical industry within the statisticsteams.  You will receive on the job training and work alongsidecolleagues working on real drug development projects.  

As a member of the statistics team, you can expect to

  • gain experience of the drug development process,

  • develop R/SAS programming skills,

  • experience in data handling, analysis and interpretation

  • have opportunity to input into study design

  • contribute to internal statistical/programming forums   

You will also have the opportunity to enhance your transferable skills by presenting your work within AZ that will enhance your communication skills.

Qualification, Skills & Experience

Required:

  • Currently undertaking an undergraduate or integrated master’s degree within either Maths or Statistics based subject with the opportunity to spend 1 year in industry starting in September 2024.

  • Strong planning and organisation skills.

  • Ability to see opportunities, learn, and apply that learning to drive innovation.

  • Good collaboration and teamworking skills.

  • Confident communicating with a wide range of stakeholders.

Why AstraZeneca?

At AstraZeneca when we see an opportunity for change, we seize it and make it happen, because any opportunity no matter how small, can be the start of something big. Delivering life-changing medicines is about being entrepreneurial - finding those moments and recognising their potential. Join us on our journey of building a new kind of organisation to reset expectations of what a bio-pharmaceutical company can be. This means we’re opening new ways to work, pioneering cutting edge methods and bringing unexpected teams together. Interested? Come and join our journey.

Applications Open: 6th September 2023

Applications Close:9th October 2023

Assessment Day:November 2023

Start Date:2ndSeptember 2024

This position is a 12 month fixed term contract.

Where can I find out more?

Our Social Media, Follow AstraZeneca on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/1603/

AstraZeneca is proud to be ranked as a Top 100 ‘Best Student Employer’ in the UK by RateMyPlacement. Browse our reviews here (link)

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.

Date Posted

07-Sept-2023

Closing Date

09-Oct-2023

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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