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

  • Maintain a suite of instrumentation for materials synthesis and characterization (e.g. XRD, SEM, etc.)
  • Develop and monitor support systems for instrumentation, including vacuum pumps, thermal management, and exhaust
  • Perform, or schedule with a vendor, periodic maintenance
  • Work with the data management team to establish a tracking system for instrument maintenance and early detection of instrument failure
  • Work with the automation team and instrument scientists to establish and document instrument calibration routines
  • Assist with execution of calibration routines and instrument operation in general, as needed
  • Analyze, report, and present findings of experiments to the FL97 research team

Qualifications

  • Hands-on experience working with scientific instrumentation, including x-ray, vacuum, and chemical handling equipment
  • Experience with maintenance and safe operation of vacuum instrumentation and lasers
  • Experience with repair of mechanical and electrical components of scientific instruments
  • Experience developing standard operation procedures for scientific instruments
  • Bachelors degree in Materials Science, Physics, Chemistry, or related field
  • Strong self-starter and independent thinker, with strong attention to detail
  • 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 scanning probe microscopy and/or nanoindentation techniques
  • Experience with experiment automation
  • Experience with computer programming

 

About Flagship

Flagship Pioneering is a bioplatform innovation 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.

 

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