Research Technician in Molecular Microbiology

Organization
4D Pharma Research Limited
Job Location
Aberdeen
United Kingdom
Salary
£22,000
Job Description

The successful candidate will provide technical support to the activities of the molecular microbiology team in 4D Pharma Research Ltd. The primary focus of the group is to determine the mechanisms through which LBPs act to benefit the host.The candidate will be responsible for the generation of bacterial cell banks and should therefore have impeccable aseptic technique.Previous experience in culturinga wide range of bacterial species is essential to this position as is an ability to record data with a high level of accuracy. Candidates who have previously worked with anaerobic bacteria are particularly desirable.

Requirements
  • This position has a minimum requirement of a Bachelor’s Degree in molecular biology, microbiological or biomedical sciences.
  • Experience with bacterial culturing techniques.
  • Competency in a variety of molecular microbiology laboratory techniques, including nucleic acid extraction and PCR.
  • Basic bioinformatics skills would be advantageous.
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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