Scientist – Discovery Biology

Flagship Pioneering

Flagship Pioneering

501-1,000 employees

Originates biotech ventures for health and sustainability

Venture Capital

Junior, Mid

Cambridge, MA, USA

Required Skills
Data Science
  • Ph.D. or equivalent in molecular biology, cellular biology, biochemistry, pharmacology, or related fields
  • Sound knowledge of disciplines involved in drug discovery (cell-based disease models, biochemical and biophysical methods, HT screening, LC-MS)
  • Therapeutic domain expertise in oncology, immunology, genetic disorders, or neurobiology
  • Experience working with induced proximity technologies, such as PROTACs and molecular glues, is a plus.
  • Passion for and experience working with therapeutic companies committed to integration of AI / Data Science across all layers of the business is a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to work within highly skilled teams in a fast-paced, quickly evolving technical environment
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, capable of conveying scientific information in a concise and effective manner.
  • Responsible for the design, planning, and execution of preclinical small molecule discovery programs across a range of therapeutic areas
  • Develop high-throughput in vitro screens to assess targets, biochemically evaluate small molecules identified through FL94’s chemoproteomics platform, and broadly support drug discovery of several high value unprecedented targets
  • Build a robust infrastructure of laboratory protocols, tools, and systems that will scale efficiently
  • Manage outsourced biochemistry, cell biology, and in vivo biology resources, establishing and maintaining excellent working relationships with CROs and academic collaborators
  • Work collaboratively in cross-functional teams with chemistry, proteomics, drug discovery and AI/machine learning
  • Ensure rapid and accurate turnaround of data, to agreed timelines, to drive achievement of key project goals
  • Translate experimental data into meaningful insights, and present the analyzed data in team meetings

Flagship Pioneering stands out as a leader in the biotechnology industry, having originated and nurtured over 100 scientific ventures, including high-profile companies like Moderna and Indigo Agriculture. The company's culture is rooted in developing transformative products for human health and sustainability, as evidenced by their creation of platform companies like Generate Biomedicines and Tessera Therapeutics. Their competitive edge lies in their ability to explore new frontiers in genetics, as demonstrated by their recent unveiling of Quotient Therapeutics, a venture aimed at creating transformative medicines.

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Cambridge, Massachusetts



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth