Applications are invited for the role of Senior Microbiologistto join the research team at 4D Pharma Research Ltd in Aberdeen (UK). The successful candidate will provide scientific expertise and leadershiptotheproprietary MicroRx platform, for the early discovery of new LBPs in novel therapeutic areas.The successful candidate will investigate the mechanisms through which bacterial candidates confer disease protection on the host. This involvesmining of the 4D bacterial culture collection for identification of microbial molecules and pathwaysimportant for host interaction. An extensive knowledge of host-microbe communication, ideally in the field of gut microbiome research, is therefore crucial to this position. A background in metabolomics/proteomicsis highly desirable along with proven expertise inmicrobial genetics. The post-holder will have the opportunity to engage in the wider research activities of the 4D Pharma Research team, write up results in the form of reports and publications, present research outcomes at meetings, and generate intellectual property.