Statisticians at AstraZeneca

Are you interested in becoming part of the statistics group at AstraZeneca R&D Mölndal?. Biometrics & Information Sciences are now looking for two statisticians for assignments with start as soon as possible.

As a statistician in clinical development you are expected to provide statistical expertise in the design, planning, evaluation and documentation of clinical studies and programs in all phases of clinical development. This will also include work of more exploratory nature, e.g. modelling and simulation, as well as other means to improve internal decision making. Dependent on your experience you might also be expected to contribute to more strategic planning, act as expert contact to our external collaborators, coach more junior staff and be part of the department’s adaption and development of statistical methodology.

Business: Dfind Science & Engineering

City: Gothenburg

Required Background
Minimum MSc in Mathematical Statistics, Statistics, Biostatistics or similar subject with a strong focus on statistics. Experience from the pharmaceutical industry and using software´s such as SAS and S-Plus/R is an advantage. Good collaboration, communication and influencing skills. Good written and spoken English.

Desired Additional Background or Skills
One or more of the following is an advantage:

  • Higher academic degree.
  • Experience from drug development or other related fields.
Personal Qualities

We put high importance in personal qualities. Candidates should possess good social skills, be strong team player and be able to work effectively in a global organization where teams often are geographically dispersed. You should be able to work independently, take own initiatives and have a positive, goal oriented and problem solving attitude. It is essential to have good organizational and communication skills and you should be able to analyze and summarize your results and be comfortable in presenting them. A successful candidate has interest and ability to communicate statistical matters to other experts as well as interest in the application of statistical methodology in pharmaceutical development.

Deadline for applications: Continous selections and interviews, at the latest 2017-04-05. Apply now !

More information: Eleonor Ehrman +46733434109.

Organization/Business description:
Dfind Science & Engineering is a recruitment and consulting company within science and engineering. All our consultant managers and recruitment consultants have an education and work experience within the respective field. In combination with extensive knowledge of staff issues and solid experience of recruitment, this means that we understand our clients' need for both flexibility and the right skills.

Dfind Science & Engineering is since 2016 part of Randstad Group. With over 600 000 employees in in over 40 countries Randstad is the work second largest company within recruiting and staffing.