Associate Scientist, Drug Product Design

Seattle, WA, United States
Apr 19, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Just-Evotec Biologics is seeking an energetic, team-oriented researcher for a hands-on, laboratory based role supporting all stages of drug product development from early stage molecular design to formulation verification and commercial stage formulation design of protein therapeutics. The successful candidate will have experience working in an analytical laboratory setting and familiarity with biophysical, chromatographic, electrophoretic, and spectroscopic techniques. The candidate must possess a strong ability to work as a team member 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.

  • Perform routine analytical tests such as size exclusion chromatography, pH, protein concentration, appearance testing, and subvisible particle analysis
  • Perform biophysical characterization assays such as DSF, SINS, PEG solubility and chemical unfolding
  • Prepare buffers for formulation studies and biophysical assays
  • Testing of protein formulations and characterization of degradation products
  • Maintain a digital lab notebook and organize data for projects
  • 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 biophysical techniques
  • Experience handling and analyzing protein samples in a laboratory setting
  • Experience with aseptic technique
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office apps (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • Experience working in a laboratory setting as part of a team

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 200 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