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Research Scientist (Research & Development Team)

Name of Position: Research Scientist (Research & Development Team)

Lion TCR is a clinical-stage biotechnological company focused on T cell immunotherapy for cancers and life-threatening infectious diseases. We are dedicated to the development and commercialization of our proprietary novel cancer immunotherapy product designed to harness the power of a patient’s own immune system. Our core immunotherapy technology platform involves developing and commercializing products against viral-related cancers, of which the leading product candidate is against hepatocellular carcinoma and chronic hepatitis B virus infection.

Our headquarters are in Singapore, where we conduct preclinical research and management of clinical trials. We have also built a cGMP production facility in Singapore to support our clinical trials. We are on a rapid growth trajectory with a highly energized and accomplished team and are seeking highly motivated individuals to join us.

We are looking for a highly motivated individual to join the Research & Development (R&D) Team as a Research Scientist. The Research Scientist will lead preclinical development projects on new products in our discovery pipeline. The R&D team is dynamic and works closely with both academic partners on research collaborations, as well as Lion TCR’s Technology & Manufacturing team and Clinical team to bring our novel cell therapy products to the clinic.  

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Plan and lead preclinical development projects and/or discovery platform projects, in order to improve TCR and TCR-T cell products to treat viral infections and viral-related cancers.

• Design, execute and troubleshoot experiments.

• Keep accurate and detailed documentation associated with research activities (e.g. research data, protocols, inventories).

• Evaluate data and prepare oral presentations, written reports, scientific manuscripts etc.

• Present research data internally and externally.

• Participate in scientific and strategy discussions to achieve R&D and company milestones.

• Liaise with research collaborators, Technology & Manufacturing Team and Clinical Team to ensure smooth transfer of material and information.

• Demonstrate flexibility to support other activities within and outside the department.

• Perform other duties related to the work described herein.


• Ph.D. in Biological Science / Biotechnology / Bioengineering related fields.

• Must have 1 to 3 years’ experience in Immunology, Cancer Biology, Infectious Diseases, or Cell Therapy.

• Possess strong laboratory skills and knowledge, particularly in T cell culture, cell-based and molecular assays (e.g. flow cytometry, qPCR).

• Experience in gene editing, next generation sequencing, bioinformatics, immunoprofiling, and/or in vivo animal models is an advantage.

• Comfortable in a fast-paced start-up environment, with can-do, keen-to-learn attitude.

• Strong sense of responsibility and able to work independently and collaboratively as part of a team.

• Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.

For immediate consideration, please send yourresume to hr@liontcr.com