Sr. Scientist, Mass Spectrometry

Seattle, WA, United States
Nov 01, 2020
Required Education
Position Type
Full time
Just is seeking a motivated and creative Scientist, who desires a significant opportunity to improve worldwide access to biotherapeutics. We are looking for a driven scientist to join a fast-paced, collaborative, and multidisciplinary team. As a key member of the Mass Spectrometry group, you will possess strong skills in large molecule characterization and detailed knowledge of assessing common post-translational modifications in protein biotherapeutics. A familiarity with scientific software such as Xcalibur, BioPharma Finder, Protein Metrics, Unifi, and Genedata Expressionist is highly desirable for this position. The ideal candidate also has strong written and verbal communications skills, works well both independently and in teams, and has excellent organization.

  • Characterization of biotherapeutics using mass spectrometry (intact mass and peptide mapping workflows)
  • Method development for mass spectrometry-based experiments
  • Work with team members on technology development to reduce the cost and improve the efficiency, speed, and capacity of analytical testing and analytical methods

  • Hands-on experience with TOF and Orbitrap technology
  • Experience with liquid chromatography, including instrument maintenance, and method development
  • Large molecule and protein characterization experience
  • Familiarity with mass spectrometry method development
  • Desire to work in a fast, collaborative, and team-oriented environment

Preferred qualifications:
  • Ph.D. in Chemistry, Biochemistry or related field and 3-5+ years industry experience or a Bachelor's degree and 8-10+ years industry experience
  • Experience with Biosimilar characterization and comparability
  • Experience with troubleshooting complex instrumentation
  • Strength in data science and informatics
  • Hands on experience with Genedata Expressionist, BioPharma Finder, Xcalibur, or other mass spectrometry analysis platforms.

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