Scientist/Senior Scientist for Protein and Enzyme Engineering


1. Design, plan, and execute experiments to engineer and optimize proteins and enzymes with improved performance, such as catalytic activity, stability, and specificity.

2. Utilize various molecular biology and protein engineering techniques, including directed evolution, rational design, and gene synthesis, to create novel protein variants.

3. Design and implement analytical tools and characterization techniques to assess the performance of engineered proteins and enzymes both in vitro and in vivo.

4. Collaborate with interdisciplinary teams to identify and address challenges related to protein engineering projects.

5. Keep up-to-date with the latest advancements in the field and apply emerging technologies to enhance protein engineering strategies.

Participate with IP team to protect, enrich and increase value of the company's technology IP portfolio. 


1. Ph.D. degree in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Biotechnology, or related fields with a minimum of 3 years of experience working in protein/enzyme engineering in industrial settings or similar environment. MSc with significant relevant experience will be considered.

2. Proven experience in protein engineering, enzyme evolution, and molecular biology technologies such as protein engineering, protein expression, protein purification and biochemical characterizations.

3. Proficient in developing new enzyme assays and utilizing microbial and in vitro recombinant systems.

4. Experience in genomic data mining and identifying functions of potential genes via bioinformatics and/or artificial intelligence/machine learning approaches is a plus.

5. Must be safety-oriented, self-motivated, and highly organized individuals.

6. Capable to adapt and work well in a collaborative, fast-paced work setting, contributing to a positive and inclusive team culture.

7. Demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication skills in Chinese and English.

Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with colleagues.