DuPont Scientist I/II in Shanghai, China

Scientist I/II (Job Number: 010120W-01)


The successful candidate will join a dynamic team and be responsible for the following:

  • Carry out independent as wellas supervisory research pertaining toexperimental design and data analysis

  • Perform laboratory experiments in researchareas related to industrial enzymes, including but not limited to thefollowing aspects: recombinant protein expression, cloning, libraryconstruction and screening, protein purification, enzyme characterization,assay development. Familiarity in all and proficiency in some of the aboveareas is expected.

  • Perform literature search and apply learningto solving practical problems

  • Formulate and/or contribute to theformulation of study andproject plans

  • Assume project leader responsibilities when appointed

  • Innovatively identifyopportunities of enzyme application by connecting with colleagues inapplication and marketing areas.

The successful candidate must work well within a team and have a track record of working in collaborative environments.


  • M.S. or Ph.D. in Biochemistry, MolecularBiology, Chemistry, Biophysics, Microbiology or a related discipline, withpractical research experience in an academic or industrial (pharmaceuticaland/or biotechnological) setting.

  • The successful candidate is required to beproficient in at least two of the following areas: gene mining, DNAcloning, recombinant protein expression, activity-based enzyme screeningand chromatography-base protein purification. Familiarity withhigh-throughput screening is highly desirable.

  • The successful candidateshould demonstrate stronganalytical, organizational and communication skills, as well asthe ability to thrive in a multidisciplinary team.

  • Thesuccessful candidate must be highly motivated, creative,capable of working independently or in a collaborative setting, and demonstrate strong problemsolving and critical thinking skills.

  • Fluency in spoken and written English isrequired.

Primary Location: APAC-China-Shanghai-Shanghai

Organization: Industrial Biosciences

Schedule: Full-time

Education Level: Doctorate Degree (over 19 years)

Employee Status: Regular

Job Type: Entry Level