We have an exciting opportunity available for a Senior Microbiologist at a cutting edge biotechnology company based in the UK. This is a fantastic option for an experienced scientific mind to lead an innovative team conducting research into Live Biotherapeutic products (LBPs).
Provide scientific expertise and leadership to the R&D team focussing on early discovery of new Live Biotherapeutic products LBPs. Investigating the mechanisms through which bacterial candidates confer disease protection to the host.
Involving mining of 4d bacterial culture collection for identification of microbial molecules and pathways important for host interaction.
PHD with relevant post-doc or industry experience
Knowledge of host-microbe communication, ideally in the field of gut microbiome research
A background in metabolomics / proteomics is highly desirable along with proven expertise in microbial genetics
Experience in a range of (anaerobic) microbiological techniques and proven experience in assay development
Experience within bacterial protein purification, analysis of bacterial metabolites and genome mining
Understanding of gut microbiome and host microbe interactions
This is a fantastic opportunity to enter into one of the most innovative organisations globally in this sector. It is a senior position leading a team in a very influential position across the global business.
This opportunity has understandably been incredibly popular. We encourage all interested candidates to apply without delay as it is likely that recruitment will close prematurely. Please direct all questions (if necessary) to “Simon” at email@example.com alongside a copy of your CV.