Senior Pharmacovigilance Scientist

Maryland, Gaithersburg, USA
27 Apr 2021
25 May 2021
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)

Location: Gaithersburg, US

Competitive Salary & Benefits

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. With one of the broadest and deepest Oncology pipelines in the industry, there are many opportunities to work with new and novel drugs and help discover what's next.

As a Senior Pharmacovigilance Scientist you will work collaboratively with scientists and physicians to deliver the safety requirements for your assigned drug project(s). You will collaborate with colleagues across AstraZeneca and externally, including counterparts within Clinical Project Teams, Global Regulatory Affairs, and Global Commercial teams.

You and your colleagues will be instrumental in delivering the safety strategy for the assigned drug development programme. This would include aggregating, reviewing, analysing and interpreting safety-related data to generate information to support safety decision making by prescribers, patients and payers, with the ultimate goal of protecting patients. You will apply your pharmacovigilance and scientific experience, knowledge and skills, including authoring and or providing input to safety-related documents, e.g. regulatory periodic safety reports and safety content of marketing authorisation applications.

Essential for the role

  • A Bachelor's degree in life sciences/pharmacy/nursing degree or related field
  • MSc/PhD in a scientific field preferred
  • Fluent in written and verbal English
  • Advanced knowledge of PV regulations
  • MD/MSc/PhD in scientific discipline, preferred
  • Intermediate understanding of epidemiology, preferred

Why AstraZeneca?

At AstraZeneca we're dedicated to being a Great Place to Work. Where you are empowered to push the boundaries of science and unleash your entrepreneurial spirit. There's no better place to make a difference to medicine, patients and society. An inclusive culture that champions diversity and collaboration, and always committed to lifelong learning, growth and development. We're on an exciting journey to pioneer the future of healthcare.

Our Gaithersburg, Maryland campus employs more than 3,500 experts and is only a short drive from Washington, DC. This modern and vibrant scientific campus is the home of R&D and Oncology in the US. Here, we play host to some of the most cutting-edge technology and lab spaces, all designed to inspire collaboration and cross-functional science. The site offers a variety of amenities to help boost productivity and help keep our employees happy and healthy. This includes a fitness center, employee healthcare clinic, electric vehicle charging stations, dry cleaning, full-service cafeteria and copy center. You'll find newly-designed, activity-based workspaces to suit a variety of working styles while increasing collaboration between teams.

So, what's next?

Are you already imagining yourself joining our team? Good, because we can't wait to hear from you!

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