Associate Scientist, Functional Biocharacterization

Redmond, WA, United States
Jul 18, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Just is seeking a motivated and creative Associate Scientist who desires a significant opportunity to improve worldwide access to biotherapeutics. In this position, you will work with a multidisciplinary team for the analytical and functional biocharacterization of large molecule therapeutics and analysis of process impurities. Experience with ELISA binding assays, DNA extraction, and PCR preferred. Additional experience with cell-based and ligand-receptor binding assays, as well as high-throughput methods and liquid handling robotics beneficial. The successful candidate has strong written and verbal communication skills and is interested in ways to improve technology. The ability to multitask and to work both independently and in teams in a fast-paced collaborative environment is necessary.

  • Routine testing of analytical samples
  • Method Development and method qualification
  • Technology development to improve throughput and efficiency

Education Requirements:
  • BS in Biochemistry, Molecular and Cellular Biology, Chemical Engineering, Bioengineering, Chemistry or related field and 0-5 years' experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • ELISA experience
  • Hands on experience with plate-based assays and serial dilutions
  • DNA manipulation, PCR, q-PCR
  • Experience in any or all of the following methods: cell-based assays, SPR, BLI
  • Aseptic technique and eukaryotic tissue culture experience
  • Use of liquid-handling automation applications
  • Experience in method development
  • Strong oral and written communication skills

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