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LaunchPad @ one-north

71 Ayer Rajah Crescent


Singapore 139951


Cambridge Innovation Center

One Broadway, Kendall Square

Cambridge MA 02142


Biotech Innovation Works

No.29 Life Park Road

Room 202-010, Block D

Changping District, Beijing, China, 102206

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Senior Research Scientist - CLOSED

Esco Ventures X, Singapore

Esco Ventures X is incubating exciting new life science and biotech venture companies with first-in-class science addressing unmet medical needs. A position is available for a Senior Research Scientist to participate in the development of a new platform technology drug discovery company. The Senior Research Scientist will work closely with all members of the Esco Ventures X team and will be a central part of the scientific team. This role is an integral part of the scientific process within the platform company, so an ability to understand the microbiology, molecular biology, and chemistry related aspects will be expected. This will be a fast-paced role where a positive, problem solving, and collaborative approach is needed.


General responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Contributing to the assessment, development, and implementation of microbiology, molecular biology, and biochemical methods, pipelines, and data visualizations.

  • Responsible for project-related laboratory management.


The Senior Research Scientist will report to the principal investigator of the scientific team and will be a member of a multidisciplinary team within the Esco Ventures X global operation. The Senior Research Scientist will require strong analytical skills, meet timelines, deliver high quality data, and make this data accessible to scientists of various backgrounds and also to non-scientists. Industrial experience in the pharmaceutical industry is an advantage.


Specific Requirements:


  • Masters level with several years’ work experience

  • Or, PhD level Molecular Biology/Microbiology training

  • With relevant experience in microbiome/biofilm/microbial community culturing, recombinant DNA technologies, biochemical assays, nucleic acid sequencing projects

  • Demonstrated good laboratory management aptitude

  • Ability to communicate scientific data, engage with scientists of different disciplines, learn and develop new methods and pipelines.


Singapore is an exciting and growing biotech hot spot and we welcome international applicants willing to relocate. Interested candidates, please submit a CV and cover letter to