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Research Assistant at SmartHeart Limited

Science Park, Hong Kong

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Post Date: 

14 Jun 2024

About the Research Centre

SmartHeart Limited is a spin-off company of Hong Kong Centre for Cerebro-cardiovascular Health Engineering Limited (COCHE). Our focus is on creating an innovative ultrasound-assisted closed-loop emergency drug delivery system that features real-time monitoring, diagnosis of myocardial infarction (MI), and a cavitation-enhanced ultrasound patch. Our target market includes individuals who are at risk of MI due to high mental stress, a family history of MI, and obesity.

Job Description

• Participate in the advancement of in vitro experiments concerning microneedle preparation and drug release for cardiovascular disease
• Facilitate technology transfer, such as collaborative research and commercialization of intellectual property
• Build and maintain relationships with industry partners, investors, and other stakeholders in the technology transfer ecosystem
• Stay up-to-date with industry trends
• Contribute to the marketing and promotion

General Qualification

Academic Qualification:
• Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical engineering, Materials Science, Biology, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or other related fields

• Responsible and able to work independently
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
• Good written and spoken communication
• Preference is given to Hong Kong permanent residents who wish to pursue a PhD in Mechanical Engineering at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Preferred Hiring Qualifications:

Remuneration & Duration of Appointment

The remuneration package will be highly competitive, and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Fringe benefits for full-time appointments include leave and medical insurance, etc. The possibility of re-appointment after the initial contract period will be based on performance evaluation and mutual agreements.

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Application Procedures:

Please send your CV and transcripts to and quote the title of the job advertisement. Shortlisted candidates would be invited to interviews in due course.

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