Preclinical Research Assistant / Scientist

4D Pharma Research Limited
Job Location
United Kingdom
Job Description

The preclinical models research assistant or scientist will be involved in the day-to-day running of preclinical and discovery studies for the screening of new LBPs. The candidate should be able to develop preclinical disease model projects and identify and design key biological parameters to test scientific hypotheses and translate in vitro findings. The successful candidate will also be responsible for ensuring that all components are in place for the successful completion of these studies. This involves day-to-day coordination of preclinical and discovery studies, communication with external partners and handling of project variation. This position requires someone with initiative, effective communication skills, and the ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

  • MSc or PhD in immunology, physiology or other relevant biological discipline
  • Experience with preclinical disease / inflammatory models and their clinical readouts (in vivo and ex vivo)
  • Project development and coordination experience
  • Proven ability to deliver to strict deadlines and competing demands
  • Excellent communication skills
About Our Organization

4D Pharma PLC is a pharmaceutical company focussed on developing therapeutics from the human gut microbiome. Live biotherapeutic products (LBPs) derived from the gut microbiome represent a new class of drugs that contain live organisms for the prevention, treatment or cure of disease. 4D Pharma is a world leader in the LBP field and currently has two clinical stage programmes (in IBS and IBD) and a strong pipeline of pre-clinical programmes in autoimmunity, inflammation, oncology and CNS disease.

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