Principal/Senior Scientist
Chemistry
Posted on 12/1/2023
INACTIVE
Flagship Pioneering

501-1,000 employees

Originates biotech ventures for health and sustainability
Company Overview
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.
Venture Capital

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$6.4B

Founded

2000

Headquarters

Cambridge, Massachusetts

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

6%

1 year growth

15%

2 year growth

56%
Locations
Cambridge, MA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
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CategoriesNew
Biology & Biotech
Requirements
  • A clear command of classical and modern synthetic methodologies relevant to 21st century drug discovery
  • Direct experience with the discovery of orally bio-available heterobifunctional molecules (e.g. PROTACs)
  • Deep understanding of the interplay between chemistry and multiparameter SAR development
  • A passion to realize ML’s fullest impact on lead identification and advancement
  • Successfully completed (delivered or killed) advanced hits progressing from early screening en route to LO program nominations
  • Experience in late-stage programs advancing small molecules to pivotal DC-enabling (or terminating) studies
  • The grit of a passionate innovator solving today’s problems and creating tomorrow’s opportunities
Responsibilities
  • Triaging and advancing multiple new program opportunities through to pivotal early PoCs and eventual protein editing small molecule development candidates
  • Teaming up with scientists in ML and proteomics to expand the reach of the screening platform
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience co-leading programs at any stage alongside non-chemistry functional leaders
  • Experience directly managing offshore CRO chemistry maximizing for quality, efficiency, and real-time problem solving
  • Strategic thinker and planner consistent with the business, science, and innovation needs of FL94 with an unmistakable sense of urgency
  • Be a thought leader and functional representative in a multi-functional environment tasked with creating first or best in class small molecule editors
  • Clear communicator, authentic leadership qualities, open to take and give feedback up, down and across the organization