Hesperos, Inc. Research Associate I/II Orlando, FL · Full time

Searching for an experienced, new team member to share their knowledge + love of research to further the mission of Hesperos, Inc.


About You

  • You are a rigorous experimentalist who takes pride in your ability to execute at the bench.
  • You are conscientious and pay almost obsessive attention to detail, as organized documentation is second nature.
  • You are curious, love learning, and are eager to take on hard problems.
  • You thrive in a fast-paced environment and enjoy pushing the edge of what is possible.
  • You are resourceful and like to work independently but are not shy to ask for advice.
  • You are able to troubleshoot and precisely communicate potential issues with daily tasks.

What You’ll Do

  • Collaborate and communicate across a diverse interdisciplinary research team.
  • Work with scientists to collect and interpret data from proprietary Hesperos’ developed software and hardware for multiple drug discovery efforts.
  • Ensure that all safety guidelines are followed strictly and maintain a clean and orderly environment.
  • Keep detailed and organized records of experimental protocols and results.
  • Execution of experiments according to Hesperos SOPs.

Basic Qualifications

  • A Bachelor's or Master's degree in cell biology, molecular biology, biomedical sciences, or a related field
  • 0-4 years of independent and/or industry laboratory research experience
  • Ability to independently execute experiments and perform data analysis (excel, prism, etc.)
  • Proficiency in common office software (typically Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Strong organizational and documenting skills with keen attention to detail
  • Creativity and the ability to work with an interdisciplinary team to achieve technical and corporate milestones.
  • Exceptional communication, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proficiency in in vitro cell culture of mammalian cells
  • Experience in modern cell and molecular biology techniques (RT-PCR, flow cytometry, immunocytochemistry)
  • Knowledge of cardiac function, liver function, or neuromuscular physiology is a plus.