Associate Scientist, Process Development

Location
Seattle, WA, United States
Posted
Sep 25, 2020
Ref
121698120
Hotbed
BioForest
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Just.Bio is seeking motivated and creative Associate Scientists, who desire a significant opportunity to improve worldwide access to biotherapeutics. We are looking for team members to join a fast-paced, collaborative, and multidisciplinary group to support process development for low-cost biotherapeutic manufacturing. The successful candidates will have some experience in one or more of the following areas including chromatography, filtration, electrophoresis, analytical chemistry, cell culture and/or bioreactor operations. Experience with high throughput, robotic techniques for analytical testing, chromatography, and/or protein expression, as well as statistical design of experiments and/or process modeling, is a plus. The ideal candidate has strong written and verbal communications skills and works well independently and in teams. This position may include the opportunity to rotate through different functional areas to gain experience in different techniques and disciplines.

Examples of Potential Responsibilities:
  • Work with team members to develop cell lines for biotherapeutics manufacturing
  • Work with team members to develop upstream/downstream processes for biotherapeutics manufacturing
  • Transfer manufacturing processes to clinical and commercial manufacturing facilities
  • Work with team members to support process development with high-throughput analytical procedures
  • Utilize chromatography data systems and informatics platforms to analyze and distribute analytical results
  • Work with team members across functions on technology development to reduce the cost and improve the efficiency, speed, and capacity of process development and manufacturing

Requirements:
  • BS in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Molecular and Cellular Biology, Chemical Engineering, Bioengineering or related field and 0-3 years experience
  • Experience or coursework in chromatography, filtration, analytical chemistry, biochemistry, molecular biology and/or cell physiology
  • Excellent experimental design and analysis skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Office apps (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with chromatography systems such as HPLC/UPLC, FPLC or Akta
  • Experience with analytical instrumentation data systems
  • Cell culture or bioreactor experience
  • Experience with troubleshooting complex instrumentation
  • Experience with design of experiments (DOE), statistical analysis, and/or process modeling
  • Strength in data science and informatics

    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