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Job Id JOB ID-09411 Standort Toulouse, France Date posted 10/17/2023 Category Research & Development

Senior Scientist Analytical Development Services  (all genders) | Toulouse, France | Permanent contract

Just is seeking a motivated and creative Senior Scientist, who desires a significant opportunity to improve worldwide access to biotherapeutics. The new scientist will join a fast-paced, collaborative, and multidisciplinary team. As a key member of the High Throughput Analytical group, you will possess strong skills in H/UPLC and CE method development and qualification, large molecule characterization, mentoring junior staff, and authoring regulatory authority correspondence and interaction.

The successful candidate will possess strong leadership and management skills and a strong passion for laboratory work. Experience with comparability studies, liquid handling robotics, biosimilar development, as well as authoring regulatory documents is a plus. The ideal candidate has strong written and verbal communications skills, excellent organizational skills and works well independently and in teams.


  • Develop, document and qualify analytical methods

  • Work with team members to support process development teams with high-throughput analytical procedures

  • Develop and implement molecule characterization strategies

  • Utilize chromatography data systems and informatics platforms to analyze and distribute analytical results

  • Technical document authoring

  • Work with team members on technology development to reduce the cost and improve the efficiency, speed, and capacity of analytical testing and analytical methods

  • Represent Analytical Sciences in process teams

  • Supervise and/or mentor associates


  • MSc + 10 years experience, or PhD with +5 years of experience in Chemistry, Biochemistry, or related field

  • Large molecule and protein characterization experience

  • Strong assay development and qualification skills

  • Experience in test method optimization and troubleshooting

  • Strong background in H/UPLC (SEC, RP, HILIC, IEX), CE (CE-SDS, icIEF)

  • Desire to work in a fast, collaborative, team-oriented environment

Preferred qualifications:

  • Proven record with authoring regulatory documents (e.g. IND/BLA)

  • Managerial experience

  • Use of liquid-handling automation applications

  • Experience with Biosimilar characterization and comparability

  • Experience with troubleshooting complex instrumentation

  • Direct interactions with FDA and other regulatory agencies a plus

  • Characterization of complex glycoproteins

  • Knowledge of mass spectrometry data

  • Experience with compendial assays (USP, EP, JP)

  • Strength in data science and informatics

  • Experience with CMC (Chemistry, Manufacturing, and Controls) and analytical team leadership

  • Good written and verbal French & English 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-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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