Senior Scientist, High Throughput Analytical

Location
Redmond, WA, United States
Posted
Aug 26, 2020
Ref
684274335
Hotbed
BioForest
Required Education
Doctorate/PHD/MD
Position Type
Full time
Just is seeking a motivated and creative Senior Scientist, who desires a significant opportunity to improve worldwide access to biotherapeutics. We are looking for a motivated scientist to join a fast-paced, collaborative, and multidisciplinary team. As a key member of the High Throughput Analytical group, you will possess strong skills in H/UPLC and CE method development and qualification, large molecule characterization, mentoring junior staff, and authoring regulatory authority correspondence and interaction. The successful candidate will possess strong leadership and management skills and a strong drive for laboratory work. Experience with comparability studies, liquid handling robotics, biosimilar development, as well as authoring regulatory documents is a plus. The ideal candidate has strong written and verbal communications skills and works well independently and in teams.

Responsibilities:
  • Develop, qualify, and document analytical methods
  • Work with team members to support process development teams with high-throughput analytical procedures
  • Develop and implement molecule characterization strategies
  • Utilize chromatography data systems and informatics platforms to analyze and distribute analytical results
  • Work with team members on technology development to reduce the cost and improve the efficiency, speed, and capacity of analytical testing and analytical methods
  • Represent Analytical group in process teams
  • Supervise and mentor associates

Requirements:
  • BS + 10 years experience, MS + 5-7 years experience, or PhD + 2 years experience in Chemistry, Biochemistry or related field
  • Strong background in H/UPLC (SEC, RP, HILIC, IEX), CE (CESDS, icIEF)
  • Large molecule and protein characterization experience
  • Strong assay development and qualification skills Desire to work in a fast, collaborative, team-oriented environment

Preferred qualifications:
  • Managerial experience
  • Use of liquid-handling automation applications
  • Experience with Biosimilar characterization and comparability
  • Experience with troubleshooting complex instrumentation
  • Direct interactions with FDA and other regulatory agencies is a plus
  • Knowledge of mass spectrometry methods
  • Characterization of complex Glycoproteins
  • Experience with compendial assays (USP, EP, JP)
  • Strength in data science and informatics
  • Experience authoring regulatory documents (e.g. IND/BLA) a plus
  • Experience with CMC and analytical team leadership


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