Full-Time

Pioneering Medicines: Vice President / Senior Vice President Research Lead

Metabolics

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 or MD/PhD with experience in a related scientific area
  • Metabolic Disease expertise such as Obesity and Diabetes within the past 5 years
  • Inflammation or Cardiovascular desired, not required
  • 15+ years of experience in the biopharmaceutical industry or academia
  • Familiarity with drug discovery/translational skills through oversight of multiple programs
  • Proven track record of providing scientific expertise, and developing strategies to address unmet needs
  • Recognized expert in relevant biology, with an impeccable scientific pedigree
  • Driven by pursuing exciting and strategically sound scientific programs that are sufficiently differentiated from competitive research programs
  • Ability to consider and debate both deep technical and broad strategic issues, as well as the ability to inspire, build, and develop high-performing teams of scientists
  • Exhibit strong drive for achievement and success while showcasing respect and care of people
  • Demonstrate sound business judgment with an ability to evaluate alternatives, establish priorities, and apply resources effectively
  • Track record of working seamlessly and building relationships with the other functions across the organization
Responsibilities
  • Drive strategic approaches and target selection
  • Provide strategic guidance to advance programs into Development
  • Work with PM Research team to deliver Discovery Programs across relevant Disease areas
  • Provide guidance on research plans
  • Work with internal and external partners to oversee design of experimental studies and data interpretation
  • Serve as a scientific spokesperson for Pioneering Medicines
  • Present to the company’s Scientific Advisory Board as well as to external stakeholders, strategic partners, and the investment community
  • Speak externally with high credibility and passion about PM’s scientific opportunities and capabilities
  • Represent the company with scientific agencies
  • Provide therapeutic expertise and advise on relevant research strategies
  • Bring visionary scientific thought leadership to PM to enable the company to progress with its innovative approaches
  • Identify and evaluate the latest global scientific and technology trends in academia and industry for the company
  • Collaborate with Senior Leaders to guide research project strategy
  • Identify and assess pipeline opportunities, across the ecosystem and in collaboration with strategic partners
  • Validate exploratory programs in new disease areas/indications
  • Provide scientific leadership of PM’s research and development programs and platform development initiatives

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%