Pfizer Vaccine Clinical Scientist in Hurley, United Kingdom

Pfizer UK Undergraduate Programme 2019/2020

Vaccine Clinical Research

Clinical Scientist Undergraduate

Department Overview

Vaccine Clinical Research (based in Hurley, UK) supports the clinical development of Vaccine's across the globe.

The Clinical Scientist provides medical and scientific study and project support for multiple, global, Phase 1-4 vaccine clinical studies in a clinical program.

We are a busy friendly group that deals with a variety of activities to support the Pfizer business with the patients need being at the heart of everything we do.

What can I achieve and what will I be responsible for whilst completing a placement at Pfizer?

The Vaccine Clinical Research group will provide an insight into the requirements for developing a Vaccine and an opportunity to work with experienced clinical research professionals. Through working in a busy clinical environment you can look forward to developing clinical research knowledge, business skills and being a valued team player. These skills will include understanding clinical and compliance requirements and multi-tasking through working on a variety of Vaccine programs.

Pfizer also offers a diverse environment which allows employees numerous opportunities to grow and develop. It is also a fantastic way to obtain a better understanding of the role that clinical research plays in the pharma industry and the type of roles it has to offer.

Opportunities with this role will include:

  • Gaining clinical expertise that will include;

  • Knowledge of how to develop a clinical protocol as part of the overall clinical program for a new Vaccine

  • Insight into the regulatory environment and requirements for approving vaccine clinical reaearch in different countries

  • How to perform clinical data review and interpretation of clinical data

  • How to effectively provide medical oversigh of a clinical study

  • Understand the importance of monitoring Vaccine safety and the well-being of study participants.

  • Building personal expertise through support of Vaccine clinical programs.

•Understanding Good Clinical Practice by adhering to the relevant procedures and practices to ensure GCP is maintained.

What other opportunities and benefits do Pfizer offer?

  • Training and development needs to ensure a broadening skill and knowledge base and to maximise/optimise career development and contribution to the business.

  • Cross-functional working with colleagues and key stakeholders to support global Vaccine Clinical research. Opportunities to interact face-to-face and virtually with Pfizer colleagues around the world.

  • Development of specific Vaccine product and therapeutic knowledge.

When can I start?

Placements will start on 2nd September 2019 and will run for 12 months.


Type of person we are looking for, in relation to ' Skills ', ' Knowledge ' and ' Motivation ':

• On target for a 2:1 Degree Classification preferably in Life sciences or chemistry

• Fluent in English is essential

• Eligibility to work unrestricted in the UK on a full time basis

• Strong communication skills and self confidence

• Attention to detail

• Open minded and willing to learn and grow, with the ability to learn fast and push yourself to be the best

Please note that we only accept application forms. Please do not send over your CV or cover letter as they will not be considered.

Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.