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Early careers at AstraZeneca

Medical Statistician Apprenticeship

Applications for 2024 are now closed.

About the programme

At AstraZeneca, Biometrics is the function that supports all aspects of early and late stage drug development, including strategy, clinical trial design, data collection, analyses, data reporting and interpretation to inform the quality decision making in drug projects.

Our goal is to deliver value to the pipeline through excellence in strategy and delivery, improving decision making, and engaging and shaping the external environment whilst accessing and implementing innovative solutions.

How does the programme work?

This 3 year apprenticeship offers a unique opportunity to learn and work in a Global company alongside industry experts.

You’ll be studying a level 7 (masters) in Medical Statistics, which is funded by us and 20% of your time will be spent on your studies.

How we will support you?

AstraZeneca is a huge advocate of scientific early careers, providing extensive opportunities to learn side-by-side with a diverse team of therapy area world leading experts at the cutting-edge of research.

Through our apprenticeship programme, you’ll get stuck in on projects and tasks and earn a competitive salary whilst working towards a degree or qualification. Offering you the best of both worlds and a direct route into the career of your choice.

Here, you’ll learn and earn in a supportive team, guided by expert managers, mentors and buddies who will help you develop the skills you seek and push and encourage you to get the most out of your time with us.

Our flexible benefits programme allows you to select your own benefits package based on your personal preferences and circumstances. So, from lifestyle benefits to comprehensive health, pension, insurance and financial plans, you choose the package for you – and if you change your mind the following year, you can adapt it. For more information please click here.

Where you will be based?

We have roles available at our Macclesfield Campus.

Essential requirements:

What we're looking for:

  • Attention to detail, with an ability to see the ‘big picture’ at the same time
  • Good communication skills
  • Able to work in a team
  • Organised, persistent, eager to learn

Please see individual job advertisements for specific educational requirements.

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