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Principal/Senior Scientist in Enzyme Engineering

Stellenanzeige-ID:

00039090

Ort:

Ningbo, China

Anstellungsart:

Festanstellungen Vollzeit

Eingestellt:

18.01.2020

Enzymaster (Ningbo) Bio-Engineering Co., Ltd. is committed to developing innovative biocatalytic solutions for pharmaceutical, fine chemical, food and environmental industries. We have an international and multidisciplinary team with extensive experience in developing new enzymes as well as enzymatic routes for commercial applications. By leveraging our core competences in enzyme directed evolution and enzymatic process up-scaling, we create competitive  advantages as well as to develop your career. 
Welcome to Enzymaster!

Responsibilities:

  • Lead projects of directed enzyme evolution
  • Develop and validate high throughput screening assays for directed enzyme evolution; analyze data from screening assays 
  • Characterize enzyme performance in the context of biocatalytic process for small molecule synthesis (e.g. chiral drug candidates)
  • Work with fast-paced, cross-functional team members to drive the projects to success
  • Mentor junior scientists and manage research associates
  • Prepare project updates or reports, and communicate project progress internally and externally 
  • Prepare scientific part of patent applications
  • Report to VP of R&D Center

Qualifications:

  • Master or Ph.D. in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Biology, Enzymology, Biotechnology or related fields
  • Either PhD or 3+ years' experience in engineering enzymes and developing enzymatic processes for small molecule synthesis
  • Deep understanding of directed enzyme evolution
  • Experience in diverse enzyme classes for biocatalysts (e.g. oxidoreductases, transaminases, lyases etc.)
  • Excellent working knowledge and solid expertise in analytical methods development for small chiral molecules
  • Experience with laboratory automation and high throughput equipment (e.g. liquid handler) is a plus
  • Experience in project management is a plus
  • Strong communicator and presenter of scientific data
  • Excellent oral and written Chinese and English skills are required 
  • Proactive and collaborative in working in a dynamic, innovative, and interdisciplinary research environment

A competitive remuneration package will be provided according to each candidate's qualifications.

If you are interested in this position, please send your cover letter and CV to Dr. Thomas Daussmann, EVP International Business, t.daussmann@enzymaster.com

Initial job interviews can be organized through the German subsidiary Enzymaster Deutschland GmbH based in Düsseldorf.