Clinical Data Scientist
JOB TITLE : CLINICAL DATA SCIENTIST
Leverage technology to impact patients and ultimately save lives
Do you have expertise in, and passion for, information technology? Would you like to apply your expertise to impact the IT strategy in a company that follows the science and turns ideas into life changing medicines? If so, AstraZeneca might be the one for you!
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 disease. But we’re more than one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies. At AstraZeneca we’re dedicated to being a Great Place to Work.
ABOUT OUR IT TEAM
It’s a dynamic and results-oriented environment to work in – but that’s why we like it. There are countless opportunities to learn and grow, whether that’s exploring new technologies in hackathons, or redefining the roles and work of colleagues, forever. Shape your own path, with support all the way. Diverse minds that work cross- functionally and broadly together.
ABOUT THE ROLE
Clinical Data Scientist is responsible for configuration and maintenance of elements of Centralised Monitoring (CM) to ensure its readiness to support new and existing projects. Creates and updates CM system documentation. Responsible of setup of standard CM functionalities. May develop bespoke CM functionalities of lower complexity. Works closely with Data Scientists within CM to support them in their work.
Performs basic system administration activities including basic access management tasks, change management tasks, issue management tasks and related documentation
Configures systems to enable CM support of new studies (including tasks like configuration of data sources and setup of new working spaces and repositories)
Under supervision, develops and maintains lower complexity CM functionalities. Tasks can involve gathering of requirements, programming, testing and creating required documentation
Delivers elements of or end-to-end mapping of standard CM functionalities (including programming, testing, validation, creating and filling of required documentation)
Configures systems to enable execution of CM analyses for assigned studies (prepares systems for new study set-up; Sets-up and maintains system data sources)
Education, Qualifications, Skills and Experience
Educational degree (BSc/Msc/PhD) in Life Science, Computer Science or Information Science and experience in the application of information and knowledge management in a clinical or scientific setting, or equivalent combination of education and experience
Basic knowledge of at least one programming language used for data analysis or demonstrated ability/capabilities to acquire such skills in a reasonable timeframe
Good communication skills in both written and spoken English
Basic knowledge of R is an advantage
Previous experience with at least one BI platform is an advantage
Previous experience in life science and clinical studies is an advantage
WHY JOIN US ?
We’re a network of high-reaching self-starters who contribute to something far bigger. We enable AstraZeneca to perform at its peak by delivering premier technology and data solutions.
We’re not afraid to take ownership and run with it. Empowered with unrivalled freedom. Put simply, it’s because we make a significant impact. Everything we do matters.
SO, WHAT’S NEXT?
Are you already envisioning yourself joining our team? Good, because we’d love to hear from you! Click the link to apply and we’ll be in touch as soon as we can.
WHERE CAN I FIND OUT MORE?
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AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorisation and employment eligibility verification requirements.