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AstraZeneca Analytical Scientist Interview Questions

Updated 21 Sep 2017
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Analytical Scientist Interview

Anonymous Employee in Macclesfield, England
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Application

I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at AstraZeneca (Macclesfield, England) in September 2017.

Interview

3 separate and distinct interviews;
1 Values Interview (behavioural), approximately 1 hour 15 mins. Questions around the 5 core company values.
1 Technical Interview, approximately 1 hour. Questions around the core analytical techniques required by the role.
1 Presentation, approximately 15 mins presentation with 15 mins of questions followed by 15 minutes of background questions concerning the individual role.

Interview Questions

  • Assign peaks in an 1H-NMR spectra to the protons in a small molecule pharmaceutical. This formed a large part of the technical interview.   1 Answer

Negotiation

Good starting salary, no negotiation necessary. Open to flexibility on start date. HR checks take approximately 4 - 5 weeks.

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