Senior Research Scientist ($50-63k/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. 

Senior Research Scientist ($50-63k/yr) Missoula, MT

Job Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Manage one (or more) project(s)
  • Write and/or develop Animal Use Protocols; work closely with veterinarian and IACUC committee
  • Design, execute, analyze, and interpret in vivo and in vitro experiments
  • Assist team members with day-to-day activities of Expesicor’s core research laboratory
  • Oversight of studies for efficacy, mechanism of action, toxicology, and pharmacokinetics/drug metabolism, to be carried out by CROs
  • Use and maintenance of lab inventory management system
  • Grant management and assist with writing to NIH, NSH, DoD, and private foundations
  • Member of leadership team and contributes to developing Expesicor’s major goals and timelines
  • Reports directly to Director of Neuroscience and Chief Operations Officer

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
  • PhD in Neuroscience
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience with in vivo operations
  • Comfortable with independence within a fast-paced work environment

Nice-to-have:

  • 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 the 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 (https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-OD-20-031.html)

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