Work as part of a management team to establish the SynBio research agenda.
Design integrated research programs to engineer microbial metabolism.
Establish quantitative platforms for the design, construction, and evaluation of microbial systems.
Integrate bio-informatic, artificial intelligence/machine learning, and systems analysis into existing workflows.
Coordinate with IP team to protect, enrich and increase the company's technology IP portfolio.
Mentor, guide and supervise the work of scientists in the SynBio team.
Review technical reports, summaries, protocols, and quantitative analyses.
Prepare reports and recommendations to executive management team to evaluate the business potential of a research agenda.
Ph.D in Biochemistry, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Biochemical Engineering, Biotechnology, Chemical Engineering or a similar field.
Proven, team-oriented management experience and leadership ability.
Experience with microbial molecular genetics, protein biochemistry/enzymology, and analytical biochemistry.
Current knowledge of the latest developments and tools for engineering enzymes, metabolic pathways, and microbial systems.
Highly-motivated, innovative researcher with critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
Demonstrated ability to independently design, execute, troubleshoot and interpret experiments in the field of synthetic biology.
Excellent communications skills in Chinese and English languages.
Able to work effectively in a leadership position with a team.
Exceptional organizational and multi-tasking skills.
Proficiency in writing and making clear, succinct oral presentations.
Computer literacy, including cloud-based software platform for biotechnology research and development.