Pioneering Medicines Director


Posted on 6/4/2024

Flagship Pioneering

Flagship Pioneering

501-1,000 employees

Biotechnology firm creating health and sustainability solutions

Venture Capital


Cambridge, MA, USA

  • Ph.D or M.D/Ph.D in Cardiovascular, Cardiometabolic, Cardio-renal, or related areas
  • Outstanding track record in academia with deep scientific experience & translation related to drug development
  • Subject matter expertise in invitro assays, 3D organoids, and in vivo models in cardiovascular and cardiometabolic physiology and pathophysiology
  • Record of accomplishment of initiating programs in a discovery setting and driving to the clinic
  • Deep understanding of cardiovascular and cardiometabolic biology
  • Experience building strong teams
  • Ability to motivate, influence, develop/mentor others, leading by example through scientific/technical expertise
  • Experience presenting clear and compelling scientific and business cases
  • Facilitate creative thinking to identify novel targets through target identification/validation, lead optimization, preclinical support of the research programs in cardiovascular/cardiometabolic areas
  • Set strategies for identifying novel pathways and mechanisms within cardiovascular, cardiometabolic fields
  • Work on mechanistic studies for proof of concept and target validation through preclinical and early clinical
  • Develop biomarker strategy and translational studies
  • Participate in external partnerships, consultation, and collaboration efforts with CROs to advance pipeline programs in cardiovascular and cardiometabolic fields
  • Lead world-class, cutting-edge research effort in cardiovascular and cardiometabolic areas that promotes collaborative culture both internally and externally, with a focus on designing mechanistic studies with a goal to facilitate robust, efficient decision-making to drive results
  • Utilize strong communication skills to influence and ensure our flagship pioneering medicines ecosystem and external partnerships align

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.

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Cambridge, Massachusetts



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