Data Science Learning Associate Director at AstraZeneca

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Are you ready to be a part of a dynamic team that ensures the long-term success of our Data Science Academy (DSA), as the Associate Director, you will work closely with the Data Science Learning Director to deliver an impactful and innovative educational program in data science and related areas, focusing on the R&D community. This is an opportunity to play a key role in supporting adoption of cutting-edge data science methods across R&D, pushing the boundaries of science and making a difference to patients. 


In this role, you will work with the Data Science Learning Director to develop, deliver, and maintain DSA’s portfolio. You will also be responsible for analysing feedback gathered from learners and supporting strategic decision making about the learning portfolio and its growth. Your responsibilities will include developing e-learning solutions and course curricula in close collaboration with R&D SMEs and commercial vendors, reviewing existing portfolio contents at regular intervals, and working closely with R&D SMEs, and vendors, to make updates as necessary. You will also support instructors involved in delivering DSA courses to ensure maximum impact and high-quality trainings. 

Essential Skills/Experience: 

  • BSc or MSc in Life Science, Data Science, or equivalent experience 
  • 2-3 years' experience with teaching and curriculum development for technical topics (e.g., bioinformatics, data science), in a commercial or academic setting 
  • Demonstrated end-to-end project management experience 
  • Familiarity with data science concepts and applications (e.g., machine learning, data analytics) 
  • Excellent communication and facilitation skills 
  • Ability to work independently and think outside the box 
  • Ability to work well on small or large teams, with demonstrated collaboration skills 
  • It's necessary to have fluent English for everyday use 


Desirable Skills/Experience: 

  • Experience in a similar role within the Biopharmaceuticals R&D sector would be advantageous. 

When we put unexpected teams in the same room, we unleash bold thinking with the power to inspire life-changing medicines. In-person working gives us the platform we need to connect, work at pace and challenge perceptions. That’s why we work, on average, a minimum of three days per week from the office. But that doesn't mean we’re not flexible. We balance the expectation of being in the office while respecting individual flexibility. Join us in our unique and ambitious world. 


Why AstraZeneca? 

At AstraZeneca, we follow the science to explore and innovate. We are working towards treating, preventing, modifying, and even curing some of the world's most complex diseases. Here we have the potential to grow our pipeline and positively impact the lives of billions of patients around the world. We are committed to making a difference by fusing data and technology with the latest scientific innovations to achieve the next wave of breakthroughs. It's our combination of curiosity and courage that drives us, inspired by the possibility of doing things that have never been done before. 


Ready to join a team where curious minds thrive in an inclusive culture? Where all doors are open, and every voice is heard? This is your chance to build a meaningful career as we push the boundaries of science to deliver life-changing medicines. Apply today and be a part of our mission to make a bigger impact on patients' lives! 


Ready to make an impact? Apply now! 

Location: Barcelona

Type of job: full time

Date Posted: 10-may-2024

Closing Date : 30-may-2024

Job Reference: R-199409

Additional Information: 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 authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements.


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