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Job Id JOB ID-09484 Standort Toulouse, France Date posted 10/16/2023 Category Research & Development

Scientist Functional Biocharacterization (all genders) | Toulouse, France |

Permanent contract

Just-Evotec Biologics is seeking a motivated and creative Scientist I who desires a significant opportunity to improve worldwide access to biotherapeutics. The candidate will join a fast-paced, collaborative, and multidisciplinary team to develop and execute methods for the functional and potency assessment and impurity monitoring of biotherapeutics. 

As a key member of the analytical development group, the successful candidate will have experience in immunoassay and qPCR method development and qualification/validation, as well as strong experimental design and data analysis skills. The ideal candidate has written and verbal communication skills, multitasks effectively, works well independently and in teams, and is excited about ways to improve technology.


  • Participate in characterization of early and late stage biotherapeutics using diverse biological assay formats
  • Participate in method development, DOE robustness, and qualification activities
  • Analyze and present data
  • Technology development to improve throughput and efficiency & onboard new technologies
  • Technology transfer to Just-Evotec's Quality Control laboratory
  • Technical document authoring & author documents to support regulatory filings

Required Qualifications:

  • PhD with 0-2 years relevant industry experience, MS with 5+ years’ industry experience, or BS with ~12+ years’ industry experience, with degrees in Biochemistry, Molecular and Cellular Biology, Chemical Engineering, Bioengineering, Chemistry or related field
  • Experience developing and applying biological characterization methods – Impurity & potency methods (cell-based assays, including primary cell assays, SPR & other protein binding kinetic assays, ELISA, qPCR)
  • Strong technical understanding of link between MOA and analytical method development, and effects of impurities on biological manufacturing processes
  • Experience in statistical analysis
  • Strong oral and written English communication skills.
  • Desire to work in a fast, collaborative, and team-oriented environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in technology transfer
  • Experience with impurity & binding assays
  • Experience with early & late stage regulatory filings
  • Development of liquid-handling automation applications

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-Evotec Biologics 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. This position will be located at our newly built state-of-the-art labs and J.POD® commercial manufacturing facility in Toulouse. For job opportunities, learn more at

FR : Dans le cadre de sa politique Diversité, Evotec étudie, à compétences égales, toutes les candidatures dont celles des personnes en situation de handicap.

ENG : In the frame of our Diversity policy, Evotec considers, with equal competences, all applications including people with disabilities.

What makes us unique 

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    Our business model

    With Evotec’s Action Plan 2025 “The data-driven R&D Autobahn to Cures”, our goal is to stay competitive in the ever evolving life science industry. Together for medicines that matter.

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    Our expertise

    Togehter, we are creators and turn imaginations into cures. With Evotec, a smart idea can unfold and mature, with the help of our high expertises and cutting-edge technologies.

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    Our team

    Our collaborative and trustful work environment enables solution-oriented discussions among colleagues. We inspire each other to great aspirations and know that, together, we’ll go further.

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Success Profile

Cultural fit and soft skills are important factors for success. Check out the traits we’re looking for:

Success Profile

Cultural fit and soft skills are important factors for success. Check out the traits we’re looking for:

  • Curiosity
  • Resilient
  • Creative mindset
  • Teamplayer
  • Forward-thinking
  • Adaptable


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