With operations in the US, Canada and Hong Kong, Novoheart is a global stem cell biotechnology company listed on the Toronto and Germany Stock Exchanges. The company is dedicated to engineering bioartificial human heart prototypes using state-of-the-art stem cell and bioengineering approaches. We are...

With operations in the US, Canada and Hong Kong, Novoheart is a global stem cell biotechnology company listed on the Toronto and Germany Stock Exchanges. The company is dedicated to engineering bioartificial human heart prototypes using state-of-the-art stem cell and bioengineering approaches. We are seeking highly motivated individuals to join us as one of our professional associates at our established facility in Hong Kong Science Park.

Engineer

Job level Middle
Work exp No work experience
Education Bachelor Degree
Location
Within Hong Kong
Employment type Permanent
Benefits 5-day week, Dental plan, Discretionary bonus, Insurance plan, Medical plan
Industry Biotechnology / Chemicals / Testing / Laboratory
Job function Information Technology > Engineering - Hardware
Information Technology > Engineering - Network
Information Technology > Software Development
Published On 18/10/2019

Job Description:

The Engineer’s main duties will be to drive the development and engineering of hardware and software to support the Company’s bioengineered human heart tissue assays for drug discovery and disease modeling. Working with the CSO and CRDO, the selected candidate will be expected to apply his/her knowledge and expertise to design, engineer, innovate and enhance customized hardware (e.g., bioreactors, instrumentation) and software (both for data acquisition and analysis) to complement the biological assays. The Engineer is also expected to contribute to publications and external presentations, assist with patent applications, and answer questions from clients as necessary. This position will be working at our Hong Kong facility.

Qualification and requirements:

  • PhD degree holder preferably with postdoctoral research/industry experience, in biomedical, mechanical or software engineering
  • Knowledge and understanding in areas such as product design, computer aided design and manufacturing, rapid prototyping, robotics/mechatronics, automation, machine-computer interface, signal acquisition and processing, data analysis, machine learning
  • Experience in managing multiple complex projects, with a good organizing ability to prioritize projects concurrently, is required.
  • Self-motivated and independent but also able to work in an integrated multi-disciplinary team.
  • Ability to keep current with relevant scientific literature
  • Attention to detail and strong record keeping is required
  • Demonstrated proficiency in computer skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Strong teamwork and collaboration skills
  • Must be able to communicate effectively in English in oral and written formats
  • Possesses the drive to succeed and to participate in the growth of an exciting, fast-paced company

To apply, please email your CV and covering letter explaining why you want to work for Novoheart.