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Analytical Science Industrial Placement

Location Macclesfield, England, United Kingdom Cambridge, England, United Kingdom Job ID R-118378 Date posted 06/09/2021

12-Month Analytical Chemistry Industrial Placement Student

Locations: Macclesfield (UK) & Cambridge (UK)

Salary: Competitive

At AstraZeneca, we’ve long been advocates of industrial placement training. Follow your curiosity and strengthen your skills with projects tailored to you, your interests and future ambitions –helping you to be an outstanding candidate no matter which path you pursue.

You’ll get to work as part of a team, immersed  in a world of practical, laboratory-based science. Working on cutting-edge drug development projects you will feel trusted and empowered to take on new challenges, but with all the help and guidance you need to succeed.

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.

We are looking to recruit for 12 Month Industrial Placements in Analytical Chemistry across sites in Macclesfield and Cambridge in the UK.

You will be responsible for delivering the analytical understanding to progress the development of life-changing medicines within a dynamic team environment. As a key member of this team responsible for delivering the analytical activities to meet project development timelines, you will work collaboratively with synthetic chemists, formulation scientists, engineers and external partners to achieve successful delivery of goals.

You will be working as a full member of an analytical team to help support the development of pharmaceutical drugs using a wide range of state-of-the-art analytical techniques. This includes chromatographic (HPLC, GC, CE, SFC), spectroscopic (NMR UV, FTIR), hyphenated (LC-MS, GC-MS) and other essential techniques (ICP-OES and XRPD). You will ensure that work is performed in accordance with appropriate Safety, Health & Environment (SHE), quality and compliance standards, e.g. Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP), Good Laboratory Practice (GLP).

You’ll get to do meaningful work in a cutting-edge research and development driven organisation. As well as developing the skills, knowledge and connections that will set you up for success you will be among curious, passionate and open-minded people eager to learn, follow the science, and grow as professionals in a truly collaborative and global team.

Essential Candidate Requirements:

Currently undertaking an undergraduate chemistry degree with the opportunity to spend 1 year in industry starting in September 2022.

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying for this role please click and apply online providing answers to all of the questions **You are not required to upload a CV**

Closing Date for Applications: October 17th, 2021 with interviews expected to take place w/c 1st November 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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