Associate Scientist, Protein Expression

Redmond, WA, United States
Jul 18, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Just is seeking a motivated and creative researcher who desires a significant opportunity to improve worldwide access to biotherapeutics. In this position, you will work as a member of a small but highly experienced and innovative team to develop cell lines for the purpose of manufacturing biologic therapeutics. The successful candidate will have experience with cell culture as well as a strong foundation in cell and molecular biology. Experience in cell line development, cell culture automation, and expression vector design, is a plus. The candidate must possess strong written and verbal communication skills, strong organizational skills, a desire to learn new scientific concepts, and an ability to work directly with scientific staff across multiple disciplines.

  • Development of stable, clonal cell lines for the expression of therapeutic proteins
  • Technology development to improve productivity of cell lines/processes
  • Expression vector construction

Education Requirements:
  • BS and 0-5 years' experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Direct experience with mammalian cell lines such as CHO, HEK-293 and NS/0 is preferred
  • FACS experience
  • Cell culture automation
  • Molecular biology techniques

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