Administrative Assistant

Who Are We:

HTuO Biosciences is a rapidly growing biotechnology company working at the interface of drug discovery and computer programming, using a physics-based technology to accurately predict the behaviour and interactions between molecules. Our technology will be a major advance in drug discovery, significantly improving the rate at which we can develop new drugs.

At HTuO, we value creativity and integrity and expect high performance from all of our staff. We believe in creating a diverse work environment that is balanced, supportive, and encourages a healthy work-life balance.


  • Provide administrative support to ensure efficient operation of the office.
  • Manage incoming calls and emails, directing inquiries to the appropriate person or department.
  • Schedule appointments and meetings, and maintain calendars for team members.
  • Prepare and distribute correspondence, memos, letters, and forms.
  • Handle sensitive information in a confidential manner.
  • Coordinate travel arrangements and accommodations for staff members.
  • Assist with organizing and coordinating company events or meetings.
  • Perform general clerical duties, including photocopying, faxing, and filing.
  • Maintain office supply inventory.
  • Conduct screening interviews for potential candidates.
  • Assist in onboarding new employees, including paperwork, orientation, and benefit processing.
  • When needed, assist in the payroll process, ensuring monthly data is provided on time and is accurate.
  • Track employee vacation time.
  • Collaborate with other team members to support overall office efficiency and productivity.


  • Proven experience as an administrative assistant or in a similar role.
  • Proficient in Google Office or equivalent
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and manage multiple deadlines effectively.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy in work.
  • Discretion and confidentiality when handling sensitive information.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Professional demeanour and strong interpersonal skills.
  • This position will be in person a minimum of two days per week
  • High school diploma or equivalent; additional qualification as an Administrative Assistant or Secretary will be a plus.

We invite applications from both qualified Canadian and international candidates, though preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. Our commitment to diversity means we reject all forms of discrimination. Only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Additional benefits include participation in our company stock option plan, health benefits, and relocation assistance. Priority will be given to local candidates or those open to relocation. The annual base salary for this position ranges from $50,000-$60,000.

How to apply:

To be considered for this position, please email the following to

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter, including:
    • General overview of your interest in this role
    • Your qualifications and relevant experience(s)
    • Please incorporate the word ‘water’ in your cover letter

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