Scientist/Senior Scientist for Biofoundry, Automation and AI

Responsibilities: 

  • 1、Design and execute automated workflows to engineer and optimize microbial strains for enhanced bioproduction. 

  • 2、Utilize advanced genetic engineering techniques to modify and improve cellular characteristics for high-throughput strain engineering. 

  • 3、Develop and implement automated platforms and robotic systems to streamline strain engineering processes. 

  • 4、Create diverse libraries of genetic constructs or microbial strains and perform high-throughput screening to identify top-performing variants. 

  • 5、Utilize data analysis tools and AI-driven approaches to interpret large datasets generated from high-throughput screenings to identify key strain candidates. 

  • 6、Implement quality control measures to validate strain performance through experimental validation and data verification. 

  • 7、Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop methods, collect results, and assure quality of results.  

  • 8、Keep up-to-date with advancements in the field and apply emerging technologies to advance projects. 

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

 

Qualifications 

  • 1、Ph.D. degree in Synthetic Biology, Metabolic Engineering, Biological Engineering, Molecular Biology, or related fields.Preferably with 3 years of experience working in metabolic engineering in industrial settings or a similar environment. MSc with significant relevant experience will be considered. 

  • 2、Proficiency in advanced genetic engineering techniques and automation platforms for strain engineering and optimization. 

  • 3、Familiar with data analysis tools and AI-driven approaches for interpreting large datasets from high-throughput screenings. 

  • 4、Knowledge of high-throughput screening methodologies, library construction, and screening workflows. 

  • 5、Experience in developing and executing automated workflows and utilizing robotic systems is a plus. 

  • 6、Must be safety-oriented, self-motivated, and highly organized individuals.  

  • 7、Capable of adapting and working well in a collaborative, fast-paced work setting, contributing to a positive and inclusive team culture. 

  • 8、Demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication skills in Chinese, preferably in English as well. 

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