Data Sciences and AI Graduate Programme - Sweden at AstraZeneca

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Data Science and Artificial Intelligence (AI) Graduate Programme - Sweden

Location: Gothenburg, (Sweden)

Salary: Competitive, with excellent benefits package

Fuel your curiosity, feel valued and follow the science!

If you have a bachelor’s or master’s degree and a desire to explore and develop your skills in data science and artificial intelligence within a global biopharmaceutical organisation, our Data Science and AI Graduate Programme could be the perfect start to your career. You’ll gain invaluable insight, exposure and opportunities across our diverse, Research and Development organisation. We’ll accelerate your learning and help you achieve your potential.

About AstraZeneca

AstraZeneca is a global, science-led, patient-focused biopharmaceutical company that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialisation of prescription medicines for some of the world’s most serious diseases. But we’re more than one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies.

A company that genuinely follows the science and values individuals at all levels, you’ll be backed and encouraged to speak up, ask questions, and share ideas to push the boundaries of science and continuously learn and explore.

Embrace the novel opportunity to work at a business that puts patients first. Working with data and an agile mindset in our constantly changing business, we help uncover solutions that power the business to better harness the science and get it to market. It means we play our part in reaching patients in need and influencing outcomes.

Thrive in a place where the brightest and most curious minds seamlessly come together in our inclusive environment. With more than 2,400 employees from over 50 countries, our vibrant Gothenburg site is a truly inspiring place to work. Here, the history and future of scientific breakthrough come together. We believe that the diversity of our people is crucial to bringing new discoveries to life.

What does the programme involve?

The two-year programme will start in September 2022, consisting of three individual eight-month placements. Each placement will provide you with fantastic insights and experience in our use of machine learning, AI and data science to advance drug discovery and development. You’ll work closely with peers, mentors and experts to develop a broad set of skills, knowledge and experience that will help develop your professional capabilities and pave the way for your future.

As a valued member of our team, you’ll discover how we harness the potential of Data Science, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence to accelerate our science, and move our research projects forward. You could be contributing to detecting safety risks, designing novel molecules, optimising clinical trial design and processes, or developing new models for use in high profile drug discovery and development projects. As well as helping you broaden your industry and technical knowledge, we’ll help you develop ‘soft’ skills required to fulfil your career potential.

You will gain an invaluable blend of on-the-job experience and coaching. You’ll enjoy guidance and advice from a huge support network, including a mentor and dedicated programme manager. We’ll also encourage you to identify and build collaborative relationships with specialists and leaders across our organisation, and our external networks including leading academic and biotech research institutions.

Together, we’ll help accelerate your development and knowledge!

Essential requirements

  • A bachelor’s or master’s degree in a quantitative science focused subject including Maths, Physics, Statistics, computer science and software engineering awarded in 2021, or due to be awarded in 2022.
  • Experience of applying data science, artificial intelligence, machine learning, statistics, computational biology, computational chemistry, bioinformatics or cheminformatics techniques.
  • Knowledge of the design and application of machine learning or statistical models.
  • Experience in using multiple data-centric programming languages to enable big data analysis (e.g. Python).
  • Enthusiastic and passionate advocate for the potential of data science and AI to make an impact.
  • Proactive problem solving and critical thinking skills.
  • Planning, organisational and time management skills.
  • Collaborative, with a partnership approach to achieving success.
  • Available to start in September 2022.

Together, we push the boundaries of science to deliver life-changing medicines to patients around the world!

Where can I find out more?

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What next?

After you submit your application, you will be asked to complete a gamified test (Pymetrics), as well as an online assessment (SHL). If shortlisted, you will be invited to a virtual technical interview, w/c 4th April, for successful candidates, this will be followed up with a full day virtual assessment day w/c 25th April.

You can find out more about our application process here

Our virtual assessment days will be held week commencing 25 April 2022.

Advert Opens: 11th January 2022

Advert Closes: 6th March 2022