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.

Research Assistant

Job level Entry
Education Bachelor Degree
Location
Shatin
Employment type Full Time
Benefits Dental plan, 5-day week, Insurance plan, Medical plan, Performance bonus
Industry Others
Job function Science / Lab / Research > Laboratory
Science / Lab / Research > Life Science
Science / Lab / Research > Research & Development (R&D)
Published On 25/09/2019

Job Description:

The Research Assistant’s main responsibilities will involve working with human pluripotent stem cells in one or more of the following areas: cell expansion, differentiation and culture. Following proper training, the selected candidate may perform laboratory experiments utilizing Novoheart’s bioengineered human heart assay platforms, collect project data, and under supervision perform analysis using a variety of applications including word processing, spreadsheet or statistical software and/or proprietary program platforms. The RA may be invited to participate in presentations, relaying the findings of the research team to stakeholders. The candidate is also expected to perform various tasks including maintaining and cleaning of laboratory equipment and ordering of supplies, and undertake other clerical and routine tasks under the direction of administrative personnel. This position will be working at our Hong Kong facility.

 

Qualification and requirements

  • Bachelor’s with 2+ years of experience or Master’s degree in Biological Sciences, life 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 email your CV and covering letter explaining why you want to work for Novoheart.