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

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Design, execute, analyze and interpret in vivo and in vitro experiments
  • Design and execution of studies for efficacy
  • Assist lab manager with day-to-day activities of Expesicor’s core research laboratory
  • Develop working knowledge of existing Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and draft new procedures to optimize lab workflow
  • Oversight of studies for efficacy, mechanism of action, toxicology and pharmacokinetics/drug metabolism, to be carried out at CROs
  • Use and maintenance of lab inventory management system
  • Grant writing to NIH, NSH, DoD, and private foundations.
  • Reports to lab manager and Director of Neuroscience
  • Help lead and train lab technicians
  • Oversight of junior research scientist internship program
  • Assist legal team with writing and filing patents related to research efforts

Core Requirements:

  • Self-starter. Expesicor is fast growing startup. We need people with entrepreneurial mind sets who can adapt with Expesicor’s dynamically changing research needs.
  • PhD in Microbiology, Pharmacology, Neuroscience, or a related field
  • 5 years of relevant experience
  • Comfortable with independence within a fast paced working environment


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

Thrive at Expesicor:

  • Competitive salary
  • Healthcare
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Unlimited Paid Time Off

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