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 site in Hong Kong Science Park with a newly renovated state-of-the-art facility of ~5,300 sq ft.

Research Assistant

Job level Entry
Work exp Minimum 2 Years
Education Bachelor Degree
Location
Shatin
Employment type Full Time
Benefits 5-day week, Dental plan, Insurance plan, Medical plan, Performance bonus
Industry Research / Survey
Job function Engineering > Others
Science / Lab / Research > Laboratory
Science / Lab / Research > Life Science
Published On 04/06/2019

Job Description:

  • Involved in culture and differentiation of human pluripotent stem cells, including differentiation protocol optimization and tissue engineering
  • Perform laboratory experiments utilizing NovoHeart’s platforms
  • Collect project data
  • Process, organize and summarize data, reporting experiment results using a variety of scientific, word processing, spreadsheet or statistical software applications or program platforms
  • Perform related laboratory maintenance such as maintaining and cleaning equipment and ordering supplies
  • Work closely with senior researchers to analyze the data and write up the technical report
  • Occasionally, may be invited to participate in presentations, relaying the findings of the research team to stakeholders
  • May process orders or invoices, or undertake other clerical and simple accounting duties under the direction of administrative personnel

 

Qualification and requirements:

  • Bachelor’s with 2+ years of experience or Master’s degree in Biological Sciences or a related discipline 
  • Laboratory experience with induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) / tissue culture and/or molecular biology is preferred
  • Ability to work productively in cross-functional teams, demonstrating strong inter-personal skills
  • Works independently with minimal supervision and is able to prioritize a large workload with strong time management skills
  • Excellent ability to communicate in English (spoken and written)
  • Recent graduates with proper experience may be considered

To apply, please include covering letter with CV explaining why you want to work for Novoheart.