Tropic Biosciences UK Ltd is a pioneering leader in the development of novel high-performing commercial tropical crop varieties and traits ...View Company Profile
We are looking for an experienced entrepreneur scientist to build, establish and lead a scientific team in our new R&D site in Singapore, developing an innovative gene editing technology platform.
The focus of this role is to build the laboratory and grow the technical team, whilst being the R&D and managerial bridge between HQ (Norwich, UK) and the newly established Singapore site. The Scientific Site Director will nourish innovation across the site, encompassing a variety of research areas, including: genome biology and editing, RNA biology, synthetic biology, microbiology, host-pathogen interactions, computational biology, and plant transformation.
Reporting to The CSO, Norwich, UK, the Scientific Site Director will contribute to projects at all phases of the pipeline, from initial design to field trials. The postholder will feel comfortable working in a fast paced, dynamic environment and be able to communicate complex scientific principles, methods, analyses and results to professionals from diverse backgrounds, including internal and external stakeholders.
Tropic is one of the world’s leading agricultural gene-editing companies. Our team is dedicated to the development and commercialization of high-performing varieties of tropical crops to provide significant benefits to growers, processors and consumers globally, tackling real-world problems around food security and sustainability.
Our vision is to become a leading seed business with significant ownership of its products from the laboratory to the field, while maintaining constructive relationships with growers and consumers based on transparency and trust.
Why Join Tropic?
If you are looking to work in a dynamic company, striving towards a real-world impact, then consider joining our team and apply here!