Taron Solutions Limited Taron Solutions Limited is a contract development and manufacturing company (CDMO) for biopharmaceuticals which provide innovative processes and proprietary know-how for fast and reliable process development and scale-up production that will meet GMP requirements and one-stop...

Taron Solutions Limited

 

Taron Solutions Limited is a contract development and manufacturing company (CDMO) for biopharmaceuticals which provide innovative processes and proprietary know-how for fast and reliable process development and scale-up production that will meet GMP requirements and one-stop solution from early cell development, protein modification, optimization, formulation, to GMP manufacturing.

Research Scientist

Job level Middle
Work exp Minimum 3 Years
Education Master Degree
Location
Within Hong Kong
Industry Biotechnology / Chemicals / Testing / Laboratory
Job function Science / Lab / Research > Research & Development (R&D)
Published On 09/11/2019
ref. TS-RS002

Summary 
Taron Solutions Limited is entering an exciting period to build our global brand servicing pharma and biopharma industries. We are looking for a Research Scientist at our Hong Kong Headquarters to help progress research projects, formulate products and perform analytical testing. The individual conducts duties and responsibilities listed below, plus any other tasks as requested by the supervisor.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Carries out a broad range of research activities to determine best practices, research protocols and experimental plans.
  • Perform cell culture, cell harvest and isolation according to study protocol related to the handling of gene modification and cell line development under both Mammalian cell and microbial system.
  • Collaborate with QC team for related cell line testing such as purity, identity and potency test.
  • Writes and implements standard operating procedures (SOPs) and create related forms, logbooks, study protocols, specifications and reports as necessary.
  • Conduct strain screening, cloning, DNA analysis and expression for stable cell line.
  • Setup and maintain in-house Master Cell Bank (MCB) system and facilities.
  • Identifies and interprets data independently. Performs data management and tasks to record results effectively in lab notebook or computer system with minimal supervision.
  • Follow company procurement policy and procure related laboratory equipment and consumables. Keep sufficient stock for research activities and maintain proper inventory control.
  • Investigates and resolves problems in a timely manner.
  • Continues to be up to date with scientific paper, governmental regulations and guidelines.
  • Performs other duties as requested by supervisor.


Requirements

  • Master of Philosophy or above in Biotechnology, Molecular and cellular engineering, cell and molecular science, life science or related major. 
  • At least three years of cell culture experience, preferably in both mammalian cell and microbial expression system.
  • Familiar with flow cytometer, LC (AKTA), microplate reader, mass spectrophotometer, PCR and other DNA/Protein detection kits and equipment.
  • Hands on experience in molecular biology skills such as tissue culture, PCR, generation and purification of DNA is necessary. Additional knowledge and experiences in gene modification and transfection will be a plus.
  • Good organizational skills with great attention to detail. Multitasking abilities, flexibility and adaptability to a changing and challenging environment are essential.
  • Have excellent data analysis, interpretation, and problem-solving skills. Knowledge in statistics such as hypothesis testing and DoE will be a plus.
  • Familiar with MS Word, Excel and other common computer skills. 
  • Proficient in both verbal and written English and Chinese.


Salary will be based on educational level, discipline, and years of experience. Other benefits based on short-term and long-term incentive performance base (cash and stock options).
Candidates interested in applying for this position can send a cover letter as well as an updated CV with contact information to the following