Senior/Principal Scientist, Cell Line Development

Redmond, WA, United States
Jun 09, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Just is seeking a motivated and creative scientist who desires a significant opportunity to improve worldwide access to biotherapeutics. The position requires extensive experience in CHO cell line development. Experience with high throughput mammalian cell culture is highly desirable. Strong written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively over teleconference and web-based meetings are necessary. The ideal candidate is curious, creative, works independently and in teams, and looks for ways to improve processes and technology.

  • Lead a team to develop CHO cell lines for clinical manufacturing
  • Develop technology and to improve recombinant protein expression in CHO cells
  • Collaborate across the organization to speed time to clinic while reducing development costs
  • Manage staff, capital resources and planning
  • Serve as a technical resource on cross functional teams for cell line development
  • Collaborate and build constructive relationships throughout Just

Education Requirements:
  • BS/MS in Biochemistry, Biology, Bioengineering or related field with 15+ years of experience or Ph.D. with 7+years of experience.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Extensive experience with CHO cell culture
  • Experience with high throughput protein expression
  • Experience in expression vector development
  • Molecular analysis of cell lines at the DNA and RNA level

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