Scientist, Purification Process Design

Redmond, WA, United States
Jul 02, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Just is seeking a motivated and creative scientist or engineer who desires a significant opportunity to improve worldwide access to biotherapeutics. This scientist/engineer will join a fast-paced, collaborative, and multidisciplinary team to develop purification processes for low-cost biotherapeutic manufacturing. The successful candidate will have experience in chromatography and filtration theory and operations. Experience with high throughput chromatography screening, chromatography mechanistic modeling, multicolumn chromatography and/or process modeling is a plus. The ideal candidate has strong written and verbal communications skills, works well independently and in teams, and constantly looks for ways to improve processes and technology.

  • Develop purification processes for biotherapeutics manufacturing
  • Transfer processes to clinical and commercial manufacturing facilities
  • Technology development to reduce the cost and improve the efficiency of purification processes

Preferred qualifications:
  • BS or MS degree in Engineering, Biochemistry or related field and > 3 years' experience for BS candidate or 0-3 years' experience for MS candidate
  • Knowledgeable in chromatography and filtration theory, downstream development and scale-up strategy
  • Experience with chromatography operations including using Akta systems
  • Experience with filtration operations including executing bench-scale dead-end filtration, viral filtration, UF/DF, and depth filtration
  • Excellent experimental design and analysis skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Office apps (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)

  • Experience with design of experiments (DOE) and analysis using statistical software packages (JMP, MATLAB, etc.)
  • Experience with automation method development and operation using robotic liquid handling systems and high throughput chromatography resin screening
  • Experience with multi column chromatography
  • Experience with process modeling and chromatography mechanistic modeling
  • Experience with early & late stage regulatory filing

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