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.

Responsibilities

  • Design, build and scale machine learning models to automatically processes large-scale materials characterization data
  • Leverage digitized materials characterization and performance data to close data-driven design-make-test feedback loops
  • Use ML to detect and quantify sources of noise and bias in experimental data and uncertainty in ML models
  • Combine AI/ML methods with first principles and modeling efforts to accelerate inversion of experimental characterization data
  • Work with the computational team to identify materials design pathways that target desired functional properties
  • Work with infrastructure and automation teams to transfer data and predictions in real time
  • Work with the experimental team to drive material discovery and development
  • Continually cultivate scientific/technical expertise through critical review of ML literature, attending conferences, and developing relationships with key opinion leaders
  • Report findings to the FL97 research team

Qualifications

  • Experience developing and applying ML models to learn on experimental scientific data
  • Experience in chemical and materials characterization techniques (spectroscopy, crystallography, microscopy)
  • Strong experience in at least one ML framework (PyTorch/TensorFlow/Jax) and robust experience in Python data science ecosystem (Numpy, SciPy, Pandas, etc.)
  • Experience using a cloud computing service to reduce runtime to train and evaluate deep learning models
  • PhD in Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, quantitative disciplines with strong focus in ML, or related field
  • Strong self-starter and independent thinker, with strong attention to detail
  • Demonstrated industry experience or academic achievement
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, capable of conveying technical information in a clear and thorough manner
  • Eager to work with highly skilled and dynamic teams in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial, and technical setting

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with materials science data
  • Experience using AWS services
  • 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 www.flagshippioneering.com.

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.

Apply for this Job

* Required

resume chosen  
(File types: pdf, doc, docx, txt, rtf)
cover_letter chosen  
(File types: pdf, doc, docx, txt, rtf)
+ Add another employment


Our system has flagged this application as potentially being associated with bot traffic. Please turn off any VPNs, clear your browser cache and cookies, or try submitting your application in a different browser. If this issue persists, please reach out to our support team via our help center.
Please complete the reCAPTCHA above.