Positions for Research Fellow are available in ROHTO Advanced Research Hong Kong Limited, of which a laboratory will be newly established in Hong Kong Science Park.
ROHTO Advanced Research Hong Kong Limited (RARHK) is a newly established company in January 2019 by ROHTO Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd (ROHTO) in Japan. The core businesses of ROHTO are cosmetics, pharmaceutical products and functional foods. ROHTO has advantages in terms of basic research, such as cell culture techniques, and manufacturing, utilizing aseptic automated manufacturing system for eye drops.
Regenerative medicine is one of the focusing areas in ROHTO. A Phase 1/2 study of allogenic adipose-derived mesenchymal stromal cells against liver cirrhosis is under way in Japan.
In accordance with the strategic planning and development of regenerative medicine and its related businesses, RARHK will take over the advantages and cutting-edge technologies of ROHTO. RARHK will conduct basic research on mesenchymal stromal cells and other possible candidate(s) for the upcoming new era of cell therapies.
More laboratory information is available in the website: https://www.rohto.co.jp/global/
1. A PhD degree in biological or medical sciences or a related discipline in any universities located in Hong Kong, and around the world. The candidate is also required to communicate in English.
2. Strong experiences or background in the following areas: cell biology, molecular biology, bioinformatics, and most desirably, in regenerative medicine fields.
3. The desirable candidates should be self-motivated, cooperative, but capable of working independently as well, and have excellent analytical and communication skills.
Skills to take initiatives for project planning based on the paper search for latest academic research, clinical trials and intellectual properties.
Starting date will be negotiable (basically on August 1st 2019 or later, based on the candidate’s request), earlier is advantageous.
Fringe benefits including annual leave, sick leave, medical insurance, commuting expenses and meal allowance will be provided where applicable.
To apply, please send your resume and the list of referees to https://rm.rohto.com.
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