Science magazine again ranks AstraZeneca and MedImmune a ‘Top Employer’

AstraZeneca and MedImmune have again been voted one of the top science employers worldwide in the prestigious Science 2018 Top Employers Survey.

The survey is carried out each year among employees in the pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical and biotechnology industries across the globe to find out which are the best places to work and why. 

What sets us apart? 
Respondents in the anonymised surveys highlighted the company’s respect for employees and a work culture aligned with employee values.

Our research teams have the full backing our leadership
Bahija Jallal, PhD, President of MedImmune and Executive Vice President of AstraZeneca, said: “The freedom to dream big —to come up with new ideas and take smart risks— that’s core to who we are and how we operate. We know that our job is to provide an environment where innovation can thrive, and we’re so proud of the scientists who are making bold advances toward modifying or even curing diseases like cancer, diabetes and asthma.”

Opportunities for scientists working at AstraZeneca/MedImmune

  • An environment that thrives on diverse backgrounds and experiences, with personal and leadership development courses and internal events such as our annual Women’s Summit, leadership development programs and personal development curriculum
  • The chance to work side-by-side with leading scientists whose research has inspired them, through collaborations with academia and industry
  • A future-oriented focus on labs and technology to drive our cutting-edge science
  • Community that works hard but also plays hard—with on-site events, scientific speaker series and networking to continue to broaden and grow our science community
  • The MedImmune Global Excellence Awards celebrating the best breakthrough science taking place across the company

The Science Top Employers survey is commissioned by Science Careers, the ‘go-to’ employment resource for all scientists, provided through the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). This year, more than 8,000 responded, the most in the history of the survey, up from 6,950 last year. Of more than 180 companies mentioned frequently by survey participants, 20 emerged as top employers.

Be sure to read the full article in Science.