Virology, Senior Scientist




Shanghai, China

Major Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Lead vaccine design, candidate selection and new technology and platform development.
  • Lead virological assay development and vaccine candidate evaluation in viral challenge animal model.
  • Lead the group on studying the virology of new pathogens, development and evaluation of new generation or novel vaccine for Clover’s target infectious diseases.
  • Assist supervisor to recruit and coach scientists and research associates supporting key research objectives.
  • Working closely with the translational R&D leader and team on the introduction of the assays and execution of proof-of-concept studies.
  • Provide input and support on the preparation of non-clinical sections in regulatory documents needed during vaccine development.
  • Support preparation of manuscripts and posters, present at scientific conferences and other scientific forums, engage with consultants and advisors in the field.


  • Ph.D. in Virology, Molecular biology, Immunology or a closely related field of study, with 2+ years of industry experience in infectious disease/vaccine development.
  • Significant hands-on experience in virology techniques is essential.
  • The successful candidate should be able to apply their broad scientific knowledge to finding new solutions to support vaccine development.
  • Experience in collaborations with CRO, academic institutions and the cross-functional teams.
  • Strong problem-solving ability and attention to timelines, detail and quality are critical to success.
  • Excellent verbal and written communicator with bilingual (English and Chinese)
  • Highly collaborative, self-motivated and results-oriented individual with the flexibility and creativity to excel in and contribute to multiple projects simultaneously in a rapidly growing company.