Company Summary:

FL69 Inc. is a privately held, early-stage biotechnology company with the vision to revolutionize the human therapeutic landscape. FL69 Inc. was founded by Flagship Pioneering, a team of entrepreneurial scientists that conceives, creates, resources, and grows first-in-category life sciences companies. Since 2000, Flagship has created over 75 groundbreaking companies that are pioneering novel and proprietary biological, industrial, and engineering approaches to solve major needs in human health and sustainability. These companies include Moderna Therapeutics (NASDAQ:MRNA), Seres Therapeutics (MCRB), Syros Pharmaceuticals (SYRS), Rubius Therapeutics (RUBY), Evelo Biosciences (EVLO), Kaleido Biosciences (KLDO), and Indigo Agriculture. FL69 Inc. is a highly dynamic, entrepreneurial, and innovation-driven organization seeking to hire an exceptional scientist to join our team.

Position Summary:

FL69 is seeking a Scientist to lead its computational proteomics efforts. The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of proteomics and have extensive experience analyzing tandem mass spectrometry data from diverse sources.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Drive forward our discovery efforts with large-scale proteogenomics analysis of tandem mass spec data
  • Draw on knowledge of biology and drug discovery to interpret proteomics results, integrate them with other data sources, and communicate results to an interdisciplinary team
  • Ensure computational work is documented and reproducible
  • Work in a highly dynamic startup environment with an interdisciplinary team

Minimum Qualifications:

  • PhD or MS with multiple years industry experience or equivalent in computational biology, proteomics, genomics or other relevant field
  • Experience implementing pipelines for the analysis of MS/MS data
  • Experience with large-scale analyses of MS/MS data
  • Experience creating and searching custom MS/MS peptide databases
  • Solid understanding of the technical and statistical underpinnings of spectral search engines
  • Experience analyzing DDA and DIA mass spectrometry datasets
  • Experience with a scripting language such as Python or R
  • Demonstrated ability in working with highly skilled, diverse teams
  • Demonstrated industry experience or academic achievement, as evidenced by publications in high impact journals, conference proceedings, or widely used codebase
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, capable of conveying technical information in a clear and thorough manner

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with proteogenomics
  • Experience with MS-based approaches to query protein-protein interactions
  • Familiarity with version control and a commitment to reproducible computational research
  • Proficiency in Python and/or R
  • Experience with cloud computing
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.
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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