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Macclesfield, England, United Kingdom
Gothenburg, Västra Götaland County, Sweden
Job reference: R-046615
Posted date: May. 22, 2019

Do you have expertise in, and passion for, Chemistry and Machine Learning? Would you like to apply your expertise to impact the digital transformation in a company that follows the science and turns ideas into life changing medicines? Then AstraZeneca might be of interest to you!

Pharmaceutical Sciences at AstraZeneca is developing a digital transformation strategy to drive innovation, optimization of the drug development process and data-driven decision making.Are you a highly skilled and motivated scientists that would like to specialise in the application of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) within the Pharmaceutical Sciences function? Then you might be interested in a role as Data scientist in Pharmaceutical Science placed either in Gothenburg, Sweden or Maccelsfield, UK.

What’s in it for you? You will get the opportunity to engage with key internal and external stakeholders to identify and validate impactful solutions to provide scientific leadership and drive innovation through the use of machine leaning, data analysis and statistical techniques. You will simply be at the forefront of the digital transformation within AstraZeneca turning ideas into life changing medicines for patients!

Who are you? We think that you who will accept the challenge have a PhD in a relevant area e.g. machine learning, computational chemistry, computer science, data science, mathematics or similar. Typically, with post-doctoral experience. You have knowledge about chemoinformatic toolkits and foundation level knowledge of organic chemistry. At AstraZeneca you will fit right in if you thrive on team work, networking, communication and the ability to influence both people and science.

Would you like some more details about the role before applying? As a Data Scientist you will be working with the Pharmaceutical Sciences community to adopt a data-first culture. This means recognizing opportunities to utilise AI & ML to generate knowledge and innovation and work alongside scientific experts to design projects to optimize underlying data structure. The role will focus on data extraction, analysis and capture strategies to support data-driven decision making. As the lead Data Scientist in Data Science and Modelling function you will maintain awareness of state -of-the art applications of AI and engage with AstraZeneca leadership to design and influence strategic decisions.

We would like to know more about you. If you are interested, apply now!

For more information please contact recruiting manager Anders Broo, PhD on +46 722 108177

Welcome with your application no later than June 16, 2019

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AstraZeneca is an equal opportunity employer. AstraZeneca will consider all qualified applicants for employment without discrimination on grounds of disability, sex or sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity leave status, race or national or ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, gender identity or re-assignment, marital or civil partnership status, protected veteran status (if applicable) or any other characteristic protected by law.

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