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Biometrics Graduate Programme: Programmer - US

Location Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States Job ID R-097341 Date posted 11/01/2021

Biometrics Graduate Programme: Programmer - US

Salary: Competitive with excellent benefits package

Location: Gaithersburg, US

Do you have a Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science or Life Science related Bachelor’s degree and a desire to explore your potential within a global biopharmaceutical organization?

Our Biometrics Graduate Programme could be the perfect start to your career. You’ll gain invaluable insight, exposure and opportunities across our Biometrics areas. We’ll accelerate your learning and development and help prepare you for a successful and exciting career!

What does the Programme involve?

Starting in September 2021, the first two years at AstraZeneca will provide you with an opportunity to work on drug projects and to gain fantastic insights by supporting early and late phase drug development in strategy, clinical trial design, data collection, analyses, data reporting and interpretation to maintain quality decision making, driving innovation in drug projects.

The programme’s variety and flexibility provides you with outstanding exposure within Statistical Programming and other areas of Biometrics. As well as helping you broaden your pharmaceutical industry knowledge, we'll help you develop the ‘soft’ skills required to fulfil your career potential.

You will be part of a collaborative team and gain an invaluable blend of on-the-job experience and specific training. Enjoy guidance and advice from a huge support network, including a mentor and buddy. We’ll also encourage you to identify, build collaborative relationships with specialists and leaders across our organisation. Together, we will help accelerate your development and knowledge.

Essential requirements

  • BSc (or equivalent) in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science or Life Science gained in 2019, 2020 or 2021.
  • Programming knowledge of SAS or R.
  • Database and/or clinical trial awareness would be desirable but not crucial.
  • Passion for programming and curious about pharmaceutical development.
  • Proactive problem solving and critical thinking skills.
  • Planning, organisational and time management skills.
  • Collaborative, with a partnership approach to achieving success.
  • Good level of written and spoken English.
  • Legal right to work in country.

AstraZeneca is one of the world’s most exciting biopharmaceutical companies. From scientists to sales, lab techs to legal, we’re on a mission to turn ideas into life-changing medicines that improve patients’ lives and benefit society. We need phenomenal people who share our passion for science and have the drive and determination to meet the unmet needs of patients around the world!

Applications open: 21 December 2020

Applications close: 7th March 2021



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.

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