Company Summary 

Flagship Labs 97 Inc. (FL97) is a privately held, early-stage company pioneering the application of artificial intelligence to transform all science. Our Physical Sciences effort is developing a novel AI and data-driven approach to materials discovery and development to accelerate the transition to a sustainable economy. 

FL97 was founded by Flagship Pioneering, an innovation enterprise that conceives, creates, resources, and builds companies that invent breakthrough technologies to transform health care, agriculture, and sustainability. Flagship has created over 100 groundbreaking companies since 2000, including Moderna (NASDAQ: MRNA), Generate Biomedicines, Tessera Therapeutics, Indigo Ag, Inari Agriculture, and Sana Biotechnology.  


  • Own the strategy & delivery of new products from discovery to commercialization by partnering closely with R&D, Computation, Commercial, and other teams 
  • Develop target product profiles for novel porous materials that maximize value creation and have a positive impact on the environment 
  • Deeply understand relevant customers’ needs  
  • Project manage programs to ensure timely delivery 
  • Manage relevant external relationships  
  • Collaborate with R&D and Computation to design and implement experimentation and modeling loops  
  • Become an expert in the commercial and R&D landscape of porous materials. Monitor and communicate advancements from the broader research community inside FL97 
  • Communicate progress across the company, including to the FL97 Leadership Team 


  • Experience with managing projects, leading teams (not necessarily direct reports), prioritizing tasks and meeting deadlines 
  • Experience with experimental design, data acquisition, result interpretation, and implementation 
  • Able to create small, achievable units of work from large, complex, and ambiguous goals 
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, capable of conveying technical information to any audience 
  • Relentlessly output-focused—driven by impact against our mission and program goals, not by doing tasks, owning decisions, or being in meetings 
  • High degree of comfort with ambiguity and able to adapt to changing teams and needs 
  • Able to influence without authority 
  • Highly collaborative and empathetic 
  • BS in Materials Science, Chemistry, or related field 

Preferred Qualifications 

  • PhD in Materials Science, Chemistry, or related field or equivalent industry experience  
  • Experience translating product candidates from discovery through scale-up and commercialization 
  • Experience with machine learning integration in experiment workflows 

About Flagship

Flagship Pioneering is a biotechnology company that invents and builds platform companies, each with the potential for multiple products that transform human health or sustainability. Since its launch in 2000, Flagship has originated and fostered more than 100 scientific ventures, resulting in more than $90 billion in aggregate value. Many of the companies Flagship has founded have addressed humanity’s most urgent challenges: vaccinating billions of people against COVID-19, curing intractable diseases, improving human health, preempting illness, and feeding the world by improving the resiliency and sustainability of agriculture.  Flagship has been recognized twice on FORTUNE’s “Change the World” list, an annual ranking of companies that have made a positive social and environmental impact through activities that are part of their core business strategies, and has been twice named to Fast Company’s annual list of the World’s Most Innovative Companies. Learn more about Flagship at

Flagship Pioneering and our ecosystem companies are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. 

At Flagship, we recognize there is no perfect candidate. If you have some of the experience listed above but not all, please apply anyway. Experience comes in many forms, skills are transferable, and passion goes a long way. We are dedicated to building diverse and inclusive teams and look forward to learning more about your unique background.

Recruitment & Staffing Agencies: Flagship Pioneering and its affiliated Flagship Lab companies (collectively, “FSP”) do not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than candidates. The submission of unsolicited resumes by recruitment or staffing agencies to FSP or its employees is strictly prohibited unless contacted directly by Flagship Pioneering’s internal Talent Acquisition team. Any resume submitted by an agency in the absence of a signed agreement will automatically become the property of FSP, and FSP will not owe any referral or other fees with respect thereto.


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