Drug Delivery / Chemical Engineer

PARIS, FRANCE          FULL-TIME

At Eligo, we are passionate about developing new drugs to address unmet medical needs!

Eligo is building a platform technology to produce an arsenal of eligobiotics to target a wide range of bacterial species. With such a capability, Eligo is poised to lead the new generation of precision microbiome engineering companies.

We are looking for a drug delivery expert / chemical engineer excited to tackle the challenge of optimizing the formulation of our eligobiotics to maximize bioavailability and delivery efficacy to the gut and other microbiomes, while ensuring efficient protection against factors such as proteases and low pH.

The ideal candidate is passionate about drug delivery. You’ll work hand-in-hand with Eligo phage biologists, synthetic biologists, and animal models scientists to optimize the engineering and validation of eligobiotics candidates for clinical trials.

Responsibilities

  • Develop delivery mechanisms for the gut and potentially other microbiomes for novel protein-based nanovectors and/or DNA
  • Collaborate with Animal Models scientists to design in-vitro and in-vivo assays for testing and debugging parameters such as bioavailability and delivery efficacy
  • Work with our Phage Biologists and Animal Models scientists to prototype and test delivery formulations in in-vivo models

Requirements

  • Ph.D. or equivalent
  • Previous success in developing a new drug delivery process/polymer/coating validated in in-vivo experiments
  • Experience in delivering DNA-based drugs a plus
  • Experience in developing system for delivery in the gut a plus
  • Few years of post-graduate/industry experience a plus