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Statistician to Sweden

Location Gothenburg, Västra Götaland County, Sweden Job ID R-080856 Date posted 05/06/2020

Are you a Statistician – experienced or in the beginning of your career? Do you have an appetite to use statistical methods to develop life-changing medicines? If you would like to apply your expertise in a global company pushing the boundaries of science – join us!

At AstraZeneca, we put patients first and strive to meet their unmet needs worldwide. Working here means being entrepreneurial, thinking big and working together to make the impossible a reality. If you are swift to action, confident to lead, willing to collaborate, and curious about what science can do, then you’re our kind of person

We are offering opportunities for Statisticians and Statistical Leaders at several different career levels, depending on your previous experience. Our Late RIA Biometrics team is dedicated to the development of innovative treatment of Respiratory, Inflammation and Autoimmunity (RIA) diseases. You will join a global, diverse and cross-functional environment where you will get personal and professional development.

Welcome to Gothenburg (Swe), one of over 400 sites here at AstraZeneca, providing a collaborative environment where everyone feels comfortable and able to be themselves is at the core of AstraZeneca’s priorities, it’s important to us that you bring your full self to work every day.

In this role, we will give you the chance to utilise your statistical expertise in the design, analysis, and interpretation of clinical trial programs; submission and defence of regulatory filings; and the generation of evidence to support product commercialisation and reimbursement.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

You will use your statistical know-how to contribute to the design and progress of clinical trial programs. You may already be equipped to lead statistical employees, either by technical leadership or line management. We offer a role suited perfectly for your competence.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Contribute to or lead the statistical thinking, analysis and reporting to relevant groups in product and study teams
  • Develop design options and provide high-quality information for the business through partnership with internal and external experts
  • Representing AstraZeneca to Health Authorities and Reimbursement & Payer Organisations for specific projects
  • Apply expert skills to investigate and use standard, as well as novel, statistical approaches for relevant statistical issues

Essential Requirements

We are looking for an individual who can focus on solving challenging problems through teamwork and partnerships. You are a specialist, or seek to be a specialist in your field, and you know that the best results are achieved by utilising the strengths of every individual.

  • You have a Master’s or Doctorate degree in Statistics, Biostatistics, Mathematics or similar area
  • You possess excellent interpersonal skills, especially when communicating statistical concepts to non-statisticians

We would like to know more about you. If you are interested, apply now!

Closing date for applications: 31st July 2020

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, groundbreaking cutting edge methods and bringing unexpected teams together. Interested? Come and join our journey.

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