Senior Scientist, Cell and Molecular Biology  |  Just – Seattle, WA

Just is looking for a Senior scientist to join a fast-paced, collaborative, and multidisciplinary team to develop expression systems for the advancement of low-cost biotherapeutics manufacturing.  The position requires extensive experience in molecular and cellular biology and cell physiology.  Experience with high throughput mammalian cell culture and CHO cell expression is highly desirable.  Strong written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively over teleconference and web-based meetings are necessary.  The ideal candidate is curious, creative, works independently and in teams, and looks for ways to improve processes and technology.

Responsibilities:

  • Work independently and as member of a small team to develop and implement methods to improve recombinant protein expression in CHO cells
  • Demonstrate good planning and project execution skills
  • Stay abreast of current literature as it relates to recombinant protein expression
  • Clearly and concisely interpret and present data
  • Publish and present research
  • Act as an internal technical resource
  • Collaborate and build constructive relationships throughout Just

Education Requirements:

  • Ph.D. in Molecular and cellular biology, biochemistry, bioengineering, or related field with 2-10 years relevant experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience protein expression
  • Experience in expression vector development
  • Experience with CHO cell culture
  • Experience with iPSCs
  • Molecular analysis of cell lines at the DNA and RNA level

    About Just – Evotec Biologics

    Just – Evotec Biologics, wholly-owned by Evotec SE, is a unique platform company that integrates the design, engineering, development, and manufacture of biologics. With deep experience in the fields of protein, process and manufacturing sciences, the Just team came together to solve the scientific and technical hurdles that block access to life-changing protein therapeutics; from the design of therapeutic molecules to the design of the manufacturing plants used to produce them. Just’s focus is to create access and value for a global market through scientific and technological innovation. Our state-of-the-art labs and cGMP clinical manufacturing plant are co-located in Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood – the center of Seattle’s medical, global health, and technology industries and a noted top emerging life science hub in the U.S. Our fast-growing team of 100 employees is expanding Just’s innovative platform and footprint – building our first North American J.POD® commercial manufacturing facility in the Seattle area. For job opportunities, learn more at www.just.bio/careers

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