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JUNIOR SCIENTIST/ SCIENTIST, ENTREGA INC.

9/21/2014

INDUSTRY: Pharmaceutical, Drug Delivery, Analytical Chemistry, Physical Science applied to Life Science

LOCATION: Boston, Massachusetts metropolitan area

TIMING: Seeking candidates available immediately

www.enlightbio.com


COMPANY OVERVIEW:

About Entrega
Entrega, Inc. is a start up drug delivery company developing a proprietary platform for oral administration of proteins, peptides and difficult-to-deliver payloads. Entrega is led by a world-class group of scientific leaders including SAB Chair and Board member Dr. Robert Langer. Oral delivery represents a major unmet need in therapeutics and diagnostics. Developing commercially viable solutions for this challenge will have tremendous impact on human health. Entrega was founded by Enlight Biosciences.


About Enlight Biosciences
Enlight Biosciences is a unique entrepreneurial collaboration to discover and develop platform technologies that will have a transformational impact on drug discovery and development. Enlight is a Boston-based company established in partnership with a group of leading global pharmaceutical companies.


JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Junior Scientist / Scientist will be responsible for both scientific and operational execution in a start-up company setting as Entrega develops its oral delivery technology and executes on existing partnerships. The role will include full-time hands-on lab work. Additional responsibilities may include designing and overseeing external research activities. The individual must be able to demonstrate or rapidly develop expertise across disparate technological fields (e.g., oral delivery, nanoparticles, etc.). The employee will directly report to Entrega’s senior management team and will have input into the overall company scientific strategy and operational plans. The employee will play a key role in ensuring that Entrega executes aggressively against all development goals and will enable the company to adhere to project milestones, budgets and timelines. The Junior Scientist / Scientist is a critical role in this small and growing company and the opportunity exists for the role and responsibilities to grow with the success of the company.


QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experienced professional with at least +3 years of relevant hands-on technical domain expertise (oral drug delivery, nanoparticles, pharmaceutics, or protein formulations)
  • Advanced scientific degree (MS, MD, PhD, ScD), with a strong publication record
  • Demonstrated record of successfully executing complex projects in a related field
  • Entrepreneurial and self-motivated work style
  • Start-up or small company experience is a plus, but not required

Job title and the competitive salary and benefits will be commensurate with experience and abilities. This is a unique opportunity to join an innovative early company that brings together major pharmaceutical companies to develop breakthrough drug delivery technology. Please send a cover letter and your resume/CV to careers@puretechhealth.com. Please be sure to indicate the Scientist Position in the subject of your email.


For more information on Enlight Biosciences, please visit www.enlightbio.com.