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10 new jobs for Dublin with PTC Therapeutics

Details of current vacancies and career opportunities are included

PTC Therapeutics is to create 10 new positions in Dublin. The company specialises in the research and development of small molecule drugs to treat rare diseases.

A New Jersey-based company, PTC Therapeutics currently employs 30 people at its European headquarters here.  Its Dublin site is responsible for finance, quality assurance, legal, HR, regulatory, commercial and supply chain management for its international markets.

Adrian Haigh, head of international operations said "Discovering drugs that alter the course of the diseases and hopefully change the lives of these patients gives our work incredible purpose. "So, it is an exciting time to be part of this rapidly expanding company that is dedicated to research and development of unique treatments to improve the quality of life for people with rare diseases".

Details of current vacancies and career opportunities with PTC Therapeutics are available here.

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