Research Scientist ($40-55k/yr) Missoula, MT

Expesicor is a fast- growing Montana-based biopharma company developing a powerful portfolio of solutions to complex neurological disorders. We are expanding our team to help us better advance our treatments for neurological disorders afflicting hundreds of millions of people across the world. 

Research Scientist ($40-55k/yr) Missoula, MT

Job Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with lab technicians to execute in vivo and in vitro experiments
  • Analyze and interpret data and input into lab inventory management system
  • Assist senior research scientists and team members with day-to-day activities of Expesicor’s core research lab
  • Develop working knowledge of existing Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and draft new procedures to optimize lab workflow
  • Reports to Senior Research Scientists and Director of Neuroscience
  • Assist research interns with their projects under Expesicor’s internship program

Core Requirements:

  • Expesicor is fast growing startup. Ideally you are a self-starter with an entrepreneurial mindset and can adapt with Expesicor’s dynamically changing research needs
  • Either

A Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Microbiology, Immunology, or a related field with 2+ years of in vivo laboratory research experience


A Master’s of Science or PhD in Biology, Microbiology, Immunology, or a related field

  • Comfortable with independence within a fast-paced work environment


  • Project management background
  • Previous experience working at or with a startup
  • Drug development and commercialization experience

Thrive at Expesicor:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Health insurance (including dental and vision)
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Unlimited paid time off
  • Employee perks (Productivity assistance, Wellness, and Healthy Habit Helper)
  • Monthly team building outings
  • Quarterly growth plan assessment
  • Lab snacks

Thrive in Missoula:
Expesicor is headquartered in Missoula, Montana in the heart of Northern Rockies. Each season offers incredible outdoor adventures, great dining experiences, and community. In the winter – snowshoe or cross-country ski across UM’s golf course, or venture 1hour outside of town to ski or snowboard. In the spring – enjoy icecream at local shops, and art shows on first Fridays. In the summer – float the Clark Fork, attend the Farmer’s market each weekend, surf Brennan’s wave, hike through Pattee Canyon, and the Rattlesnake. In the Fall – attend grizzly football games at Washington Stadium. All year – enjoy the diverse and spirited community that Missoula has to offer. Thriving at Expesicor, and in Missoula means joining a quirky, loveable, adventurous team in a quirky, loveable, adventurous, little-big city.

Expesicor is an equal-opportunity employer. For more information regarding Expesicor’s interest in diversity in the biomedical workplace, please refer to the office NIH statement on interest in diversity (

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