The Lab Assistant will be motivated, curious, and diligent, with a keen interest in studying the effect of fragrances on human emotions. Working closely with our New Technology Development Manager, the lab assistant will process samples, prepare for panels / conduct tests, analyse and record data / test results. Some lab environment work will include maintaining a clean workspace by following all lab regulations for health and safety.


  • Collect data through scientific experiments (using EEG, galvanic skin response, questionnaires, etc.)
  • Recruit study participants (internally or externally depending on the study).
  • Assist in designing, developing, and modifying research experiments.
  • Prepare samples (dispense fragrance oils into finished products, following the corresponding protocols).
  • Assist in data interpretation and analyses.
  • Write protocols and reports.
  • Performs additional functions related to research activities.
  • Undertake general administrative tasks.

Qualifications

A relevant qualification in Neuroscience or related discipline. Previous experience in University projects / Internships / Trainings is a definite advantage.

Skills and knowledge

  • The ideal candidate for this position will have experience / knowledge in one or more of the following experimental techniques: EEG, galvanic skin response, eye tracking and facial expression analysis.
  • Superior attention to detail preferred
  • Highly analytical ability
  • Proven problem-solving skills
  • Understanding of data privacy standards
  • Good time management and multi-tasking skills
  • Solid written and spoken communication
  • Computer literate and skilled in using Office 365 with excellent ability using spreadsheets
  • Great planning and organising skills

Attributes

Must display and demonstrate attitudes in line with the Company Values.