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AstraZeneca in the U.S.

Our purpose is simple: push the boundaries of science to deliver life-changing medicines. Our US business showcases the best of AstraZeneca with a combination of cutting-edge R&D and high-performance operations. Join an environment where you can thrive professionally and be inspired personally.

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Discover a diverse and inclusive team of dedicated people who make the impossible possible every day

AstraZeneca US produces innovative medicines that are used by millions of patients worldwide. Our purpose to better society is a source of motivation for our people, who share a passion for what science can do.

With a collaborative ethos and accessible leaders, we benefit from a horizontal chain of command that encourages quick decisions and smart risks. Our inclusive culture fosters a genuine sense of belonging within our diverse workforce.

A science-led organization, AstraZeneca US re-invests a strong percentage of profit back into R&D. This pursuit of life-changing therapeutics reflects the dedication of our people to make a meaningful impact. Philanthropy also matters here. Our people invest their own time and money to make a difference in our local communities –and we take pleasure in each other’s contribution.

Committed to being a Great Place to Work, our people are encouraged to speak up for what they believe. Together, we’re making the impossible possible. This is a place where you really can change history.

Why join AstraZeneca?

  1. Share our global commitment to push the boundaries of science
  2. Enjoy autonomy and take responsibility within a speak-up culture
  3. Join an organization that is working hard to create a more sustainable future for everyone
  4. Find your voice within a richly diverse environment, where individuality is valued and encouraged
  5. Progress your career with lifelong learning and knowledge sharing

Our sites

We have two primary locations in North America – Gaithersburg, MD and Wilmington, DE – where the majority of our US employees come together on global projects. As well as these locations, we have further sites within the US, which include: Frederick (MD), Waltham (MA), Coppell (TX), Newark (DE), New York (NY), Durham (NC), Redwood City (CA), San Francisco (CA), Mount Vernon (IN), Shepherdsville (KY) and Philadelphia (PA). Our large presence in the US makes us an accessible company with incredible expertise in the medical field.

To really have breakthrough technologies and science, you need a diversity of people coming together and working on the problem diligently. And that’s exactly what we have in the Waltham site.

– Swarna Balasubramanian, Associate Director, Emerging Innovations in Waltham

Our mission is to build an inclusive and equitable environment. We want people to feel they belong at AstraZeneca and Alexion, starting with our recruitment process. We welcome and consider applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of characteristics. We offer reasonable adjustments to help all candidates to perform at their best. If you have a need for any accommodations, please complete the section in the application form.

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Reasonable Adjustments

Enabling people to be their best at AstraZeneca starts with the recruitment process.  This is why we support and facilitate Reasonable Adjustments

To decide whether Reasonable Adjustments is right for you, or to just understand more about how AstraZeneca is committed at looking after all current and future candidates, please take the time to read the guidance.  

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Great culture, great work assignments, supportive management. Rotation opportunity within the company. They value inclusion and diversity.