DuPont Scientist in Shanghai, China

Scientist (Job Number: 014069W-01)


  • Design,perform, and analyze experiments, both independently and as supervisor.

  • Performlaboratory experiments in research areas related to industrial enzymes,including but not limited to the following aspects: protein purification& quantification, assay development, protein characterization andprotein analysis using analytical methods such as chemical analysis, gaschromatography, high-performance liquid chromatography, mass spectrometry,calorimetry and spectroscopy. Familiarity in all and proficiency in someof the abovementioned areas are expected.

  • Performliterature searches and apply learnings to the solution of various practicalproblems.

  • Functionboth as an individual contributor and, when needed, as a project manager.

  • Identifyinnovative industrial opportunities for enzymes by connecting withcolleagues from other R&D sites and from other functional divisionssuch as sales and marketing.


  • PhD inBiochemistry, Biophysics, Chemistry or a related discipline with a deepunderstanding of enzymology, analytical biochemistry and proteinchemistry, and with practical research experience in an academic orindustrial setting (preferably biotechnology).

  • Proficiencyin enzyme assay development and proven track record of independentlygenerating successful research results in the abovementioned field.

  • Proficiencyin the operation and data analysis of common analytic instruments,including but not limited to gas chromatography, high-performance liquidchromatography, mass spectrometry, calorimetry and spectroscopy.

  • Priorexperience with high-throughput screening, particularly with automatedworkstations, is highly preferred.

  • Thesuccessful candidate should be highly innovative, have excellentorganizing and communication skills, and be able to thrive in amultidisciplinary team.

  • Fluencyin spoken and written English is required.

Primary Location: APAC-China-Shanghai-Shanghai

Organization: Industrial Biosciences

Schedule: Full-time

Education Level: Bachelor's Degree (±16 years)

Employee Status: Regular

Job Type: Entry Level

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