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At 4D pharma, we understand that developing a new therapeutic class is challenging. We also understand that our people are our greatest resource – and we look to recruit ambitious and talented individuals from all over the world to be part of this exciting new area of medicine.

Please see our current career opportunities below:

Purpose of the Job

We have an excellent career opportunity for an experienced, hard-working and committed CMC Project Manager, working as part of the programme team for an exciting pharmaceutical company. The candidate will be required to utilise excellent communication skills to liaise with internal and external project teams, and departmental management to ensure effective progress throughout the drug development programmes from development to manufacturing, including the collation and preparation of relevant regulatory documentation. The role will be based in Leeds, UK.

Experience / Qualifications Required

  • Bachelor’s degree in microbiology or a pharmaceutical related field
  • At least 3 years’ experience managing CMC projects to clinical trials
  • PRINCE2 qualified - practitioner level or PMP certification
  • In-depth experience and knowledge of managing pharmaceutical development and manufacturing projects
  • Excellent knowledge of GMP
  • Experience of preparing CMC related documentation for regulatory submissions (US and EU)
  • Previous experience of managing external project teams
  • Expertise in project management, quality management and risk management
  • Ability to work effectively and independently to fast-moving timelines within a fast-paced working environment
  • Excellent communication skills

Key areas of Responsibility

  • Responsible for the project management of products from development to manufacturing
  • Working closely with departmental leaders and external CMOs to ensure projects are delivered effectively, on time and on budget
  • Providing general operational support to the CMC team and associated cross-functional project teams; liaising between CMOs and vendors, managing product timelines, assisting in the compilation of CMC regulatory documents, vendor and contract management, supply management, and project planning to ensure successful project delivery
  • Identify and track critical path/activities and risks, develop contingency and alternative plans and provide regular updates
  • Reinforcing deadlines, setting realistic timeframes for goals – and ensuring that these are met
  • Preparation and management of key CMC product documents
  • Working with the regulatory team to prepare regulatory documentation including IMPD
  • Working with the clinical team and external vendors to ensure sufficient quantity of supplies
  • Motivating project teams, coordinating work assignments and schedules
  • Working with the programme team to improve programme activity and success
  • Facilitating communication across departments and elevating site and project issues as appropriate

How to Apply

Please send all applications to hr@4dpharmaplc.com with your covering letter and CV.

Purpose of the Job

Applications are invited for the role of Senior Immunologist (Team Leader) to join the research team at 4D Pharma Research Ltd in Aberdeen (UK). The successful candidate will provide scientific expertise and leadership to the proprietary MicroRx platform, investigating microbe characteristics and host responses of LPBs progressing to the clinic. This is mainly focussed on defining mechanism of action of selected LBPs in novel disease areas using appropriate preclinical models and readouts. The role will require proven expertise in a range of immunological techniques, especially in investigating immune-mediated mechanisms in preclinical models of disease, and the proven ability to translate these skills into robust and reliable data. 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.

Experience / Qualifications Required

  • A PhD with relevant post-doctoral or industry experience (>3-4 years) in immunology or a related discipline
  • Solid experience in a range of in vitro and in vivo immunology techniques and proven expertise in immunological assay development
  • Experience with investigating immune-mediated mechanisms in translational disease models
  • Ideally a Home Office personal/project licence holder (or equivalent)
  • Thorough understanding of the gut microbiome and host-microbe interactions
  • Highly motivated and innovative with the ability to work independently and integrate into a multidisciplinary team of microbiologists and molecular biologists
  • Good organisational and communication skills proven by previous line management and supervision experience

How to Apply

Please send all applications to hr@4dpharmaplc.com with your covering letter and CV.

Purpose of the Job

The successful candidate will be responsible for the processing of pre-clinical samples for the purpose of transcriptomic analyses. In addition, they will support the wider activities of the molecular microbiology team in 4D Pharma Research Ltd. Previous relevant experience is essential to this position as is the ability to record data with a high level of accuracy.

Experience / Qualifications Required

  • This position has a minimum requirement of a BSc. degree in genetics, molecular biology or microbiology with at least 1 year’s relevant experience in the research area
  • Experience of performing nucleic acid extractions from a variety of cell types (bacterial and mammalian)
  • Competency in performing qPCR and RT-qPCR assays
  • Impeccable aseptic technique
  • Experience in bacterial culturing techniques
  • Previous laboratory experience and ability to follow SOPs
  • Basic bioinformatics skills would be advantageous

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Extraction and analysis of nucleic acids from pre-clinical samples
  • Optimising and performing qPCR and RT-qPCR assays
  • Provide technical support to the wider molecular microbiology team
  • Keep accurate and detailed records of data
  • Reporting of results to the to the molecular microbiology team leader
  • Attend and contribute to research group meetings
  • General laboratory maintenance and stock control

How to Apply

Please send all applications to hr@4dpharmaplc.com with your CV and covering letter.

Purpose of the Job

The successful candidate will provide technical support to the activities of the Discovery I Microbe team in 4D Pharma Research Ltd. The primary focus of the group is to screen candidate LBPs for translation into pre-clinical disease models. The candidate will be responsible for supporting the team in performing screening assays. Previous practical experience in microbiology and excellent aseptic technique are essential.

Experience / Qualifications Required

  • This position has a minimum requirement of a HND in biochemistry, biology, microbiological or biomedical sciences or relevant experience
  • Competency in a variety of microbiological laboratory techniques
  • Experience with bacterial culturing techniques, including strict anaerobes would be advantageous

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Contribute / write relevant SOPs and risk assessments
  • Provide technical support to the wider 4D Pharma team
  • Keep accurate and detailed records of data
  • Reporting of results to the microbe team
  • Perform laboratory techniques and protocols
  • Attend and contribute to research group meetings.

How to Apply

Please send all applications to hr@4dpharmaplc.com with your covering letter and CV.

We always welcome applications from talented individuals even if a role is not advertised we would be keen to hear from you. Please send your CV to hr@4dpharmaplc.com

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