Full-Time

Vice President

Biology

Updated on 6/13/2024

Flagship Pioneering

Flagship Pioneering

501-1,000 employees

Biotechnology firm creating health and sustainability solutions

Venture Capital

Senior

Cambridge, MA, USA

Requirements
  • PhD in biochemistry or biological disciplines
  • 10+ years direct pharmaceutical experience
  • Experience in drug development
  • Experience in developing large molecules for therapeutic intervention
  • Experience in immunology and oncology
  • Experience in cell-based assays
  • Experience in identifying novel targets for therapeutic intervention
  • Experience in managing multiple programs
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Ability to lead teams
  • Experience in supporting IND strategy
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Prior experience in smaller companies
Responsibilities
  • Leading, managing, growing, and developing the Biology team
  • Guiding program co-leads in preclinical development
  • Working closely with Protein Sciences Team and Translational Medicine Team
  • Developing cell-based assays
  • Contributing to in vitro studies
  • Developing scientific and technical strategy for projects
  • Integrating data for mechanism of action understanding
  • Managing collaborations with CROs and academic labs
  • Recognizing and solving technical and scientific issues
  • Maintaining scientific and technical expertise
  • Contributing to building a positive biotech culture

Flagship Pioneering fosters a culture of groundbreaking advancements in biotechnology, emphasizing an ecosystem approach that synergizes human health and sustainability. Their business model not only focuses on creating transformative products but also incubates leading companies like Moderna and Indigo Agriculture, positioning them at the forefront of scientific innovation and industry leadership. This approach offers employees a unique opportunity to be part of a pioneering team that drives real-world impacts across multiple sectors.

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$6.4B

Headquarters

Cambridge, Massachusetts

Founded

2000

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

10%

1 year growth

19%

2 year growth

45%