Senior RA / Research Assistant(RA) – Protein Engineering

At Allozymes, we unlock the power of enzymes – the molecular workhorses of nature – to create robust biosolutions for a greater tomorrow. Utilizing cutting-edge microfluidics, data, and AI, we empower companies to switch to sustainable processes across industries.

With that mission, we’re seeking brilliant minds who share our values: purpose, curiosity, courage, and versatility. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to collaborate with some of the brightest minds in the field, tackle groundbreaking challenges, and witness the tangible impact of your work. This isn’t just a job, it’s a chance to be a pioneer in shaping a greener future through the power of science.

Allozymes is hiring a Research Assistant / Senior Research Assistant into its Protein Engineering team. This team is responsible for developing novel enzymes and microbes to produce chemicals and natural compounds. The candidate will help with the day-to-day experiments that are assigned by lead scientists. Working in a highly collaborative and dynamic environment, this role has the opportunity to interact with other assistants, scientists, and engineers to achieve the team goals.


    • Conduct genentic cloning of micro-organism
    • Perform bench-scale protein purification and characterization.
    • Develop and implement enzymatic assays.
    • Perform data analysis and generate experiment reports.
    • Assist the scientist in charge with experimental design including literature review.
    • Maintain lab reagent stocks and perform other lab maintenance duties.

    Qualifications and Experience

    • Bachelor’s degree or higher in chemical engineering, microbiology, biotechnology, biochemistry or other relevant technical fields.
    • Extensive experience in molecular biology (e.g., plasmid editing and genome integration) and enzyme characterization (e.g., SDS-PAGE, Western blotting, protein purification, and enzyme functional assay).
    • Hands-on experience in culturing E. coli, S.cerevisiae, P. pastoris, or B. subtilis is a plus.
    • Prior experience in high throughput screening, flow cytometry, microfluidics, or microscopy is a plus.
    • Prior experience in high throughput sequencing (e.g. Nanopore or Illumina NGS) is a plus.
    • Experience performing quantitative data analysis (e.g., signal-to-noise, curve fitting, calculating kcat or KM) is a plus.
    • At least 2 years of laboratory experience.
    • Working experience in an industry setting is a plus.
    • Desire to learn and adapt to rapidly changing protocols and technologies.
    • Self-starter with the ability to organize work with minimal guidance.
    • Passionate about building the future of the bioeconomy.

    To apply, please email us at [email protected] with your resume

    We thank all applicants in advance for your interest. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted

    Job Category: Research & Development
    Job Type: Full Time
    Job Location: Singapore

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