VL43, Inc., based in Cambridge, MA, is a transformative early-stage startup developing the first platform to control fitness and behavior of pests and beneficial insects in a targeted, sustainable, and natural way. Our enthusiasm, ambition, passion and creativity, coupled with our unique blend of innovation, science and business focus, creates an exciting entrepreneurial environment.
VL43, Inc., is one of the newest companies started by Flagship Pioneering, an early-stage life sciences innovation company. Since Flagship’s founding in 2000, the firm has originated and fostered the development of more than 75 scientific ventures resulting in $19 billion in aggregate value, 500+ issued patents, and more than 50 clinical trials for novel therapeutic agents. “Innovation is our currency. Our creativity, optimism, boundless energy, and curiosity fuel Flagship’s success.”
VL43, Inc., is seeking innovative and highly motivated scientists to play a vital role in the company’s efforts to build a high-throughput platform to develop and test several molecular agents including viruses for applications in agriculture. As a member of this early team of scientists at VL43, Inc., you can expect to engage deeply in interdisciplinary research. Employees will enjoy a dynamic, rapidly expanding organization that will have an impact on global food safety and in address mounting environmental sustainability concerns. We offer a competitive starting salary based on qualifications and benefits.
Three positions are currently open, with emphases in virology, entomology, and bioengineering. Please see attachments for descriptions.