Statisticians to AstraZeneca Gothenburg (Cardiovascular, Renal and Metabolic diseases)

Do you want to make a difference for millions of patients by applying your expertise in a global company that follows the science and turn ideas into life changing medicines? Join us now to be part of the development of future treatments of Cardiovascular, Renal and Metabolic diseases!

We are now recruiting Statisticians to join our growing late stage development CVRM Biometrics function at AstraZeneca’s vibrant R&D site in Gothenburg, Sweden. We are offering opportunities at different levels depending on your previous experience. We welcome your application both if you are in the very beginning of your career or if you have extensive experience from the pharmaceutical industry or other statistical applications.

You will join a dynamic team of statisticians and statistical programmers to provide statistical expertise to the design, planning, reporting, interpretation, documentation and regulatory submissions of our clinical development programs. You will also get the opportunity to do work of exploratory nature, e.g. modeling and simulation as well as other means to improve internal decision making. As a more experienced statistician you will be expected to contribute to strategic planning, quantitative decision making, act as expert in our contact with external providers and collaborators and be part of the function’s adaption and development of statistical methodology and praxis.

As our work is conducted in cross functional project teams in an international environment, it is important that your statistical skills are combined with excellent inter-personal, collaboration and communication skills to be able to work effectively in a global organization where teams often are geographically dispersed.

The minimum required educational level is a M.Sc. degree in a relevant discipline such as statistics, biostatistics or mathematical statistics. Excellent English is also required, both written and spoken.

We value that you are a strong team player with a sincere interest in the application of statistical methodology in drug development. We also appreciate your interest in, and ability to, communicate statistical matters to experts in other disciplines within AstraZeneca. In addition, you are able to work independently and take own initiatives with a positive, goal oriented and problem-solving attitude.

Other advantageous qualifications are: Post-graduate research degree, experience from drug development or other related fields, experience in using statistical software such as SAS or S-Plus/R.

We would like to know more about you. If you are interested to know more about us, apply now!
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Welcome with your application no later than November 30th, 2019.
Location: Gothenburg, Västra Götaland County, Sweden
Job ID: R-063778
Date posted: 17/10 2019

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About AstraZeneca Gothenburg
Our stunning campus in Gothenburg is one of AstraZeneca’s three strategic science centers. The site is home to over 2,500 employees, from 50 different nationalities. Gothenburg includes the complete range of functions, and as such offers plenty of development opportunities for a wide range of professionals. And the site itself has been designed with collaboration in mind. From the Coffee Lab to exercise areas, we’ve created a series of environments where innovation can happen.

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 authorisation and employment eligibility verification requirements.