Associate Scientist, Drug Product Design  | Redmond, WA

Just is seeking a motivated and creative researcher who desires a significant opportunity to improve worldwide access to biotherapeutics. This position is a hands-on, laboratory based role supporting all stages of formulation development from early stage formulation verification to late stage, commercial formulation design of antibodies, Fc-conjugates and other novel protein based molecules. The successful candidate will have experience working in an analytical laboratory setting and be familiar with chromatographic, electrophoretic, and spectroscopic techniques. Experience with high throughput, robotic techniques, statistical design of experiments, and data modeling is a plus. The candidate must possess a strong ability to work in a team while supporting multiple projects. Strong organizational, written, and verbal communication skills are necessary. The ideal candidate is efficient, curious, creative, enthusiastic, works well independently and in teams, and looks for ways to improve processes and technology.

Responsibilities:

  • Run routine analytical tests such as size exclusion chromatography, sub-visible particle analysis, viscosity, pH, and protein concentration
  • Work with team members to support formulation stability studies 
  • Testing of protein formulations and characterization of degradation products
  • Presentation of data and results at group and department meetings

Education Requirements:

  • BS in biochemistry, chemistry, biophysics, chemical engineering, or related fields with 0-3 years of experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with HPLC, UPLC, capillary electrophoresis systems, spectroscopy, and rheology
  • Experience with high throughput assay implementation
  • Experience designing and implementing experimental protocols and statistical analysis
  • Experience with aseptic technique 
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office apps (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)

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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