At Research Square, we do our best work when we can grow as individuals, enable the success of others, and work collectively toward important goals, while openly acknowledging gaps in knowledge. This ethic has allowed Research Square to grow rapidly and help thousands of researchers succeed.
We believe we can make research communication faster, fairer, and more useful, and we are always looking for new teammates who are purpose-driven and will thrive in our unique, results-focused workplace. We welcome academics, scientists, technophiles, and other talented professionals to join our dynamic and collegial community.
Benefits include medical, dental, and vision insurance with FSA/HSA and EAP; short- and long-term disability and life insurance 100% paid for by Research Square; an array of voluntary benefits; and 401(k) with 100% match from RS (up to $3000 annually).
Full-time employees accrue between 15 and 25 days of PTO each year, depending on years of service. And, if you're with us for 10 years, you receive a month-long sabbatical in addition to your PTO days.
There is no accrued sick time and you do not need to use PTO or unpaid time off. We cover your salary, with some exceptions, for short and occasional illness-related absences.
Six weeks paid parental leave that can be used by mothers, fathers, and domestic partners anytime a child enters the family, either by birth or adoption.
Work when, where, and how you’re most effective. You choose. From your location to hours to attire. If you’re getting the results, you have the autonomy to design your schedule and your environment.
We know that the best way to support our employees is to also support their family. We are a NC Breastfeeding Coalition Breastfeeding-Friendly Employer and have been featured as a family-friendly business by Family Forward NC. We offer competitive paid leave, flexible work schedules, a private, updated mother’s room at our Durham office, and family-friendly events that allow you to focus on your family.
Our office in Durham is an open-concept, casual-dress, work environment that local employees can enjoy regularly. Our long-distance employees are also invited travel to Durham (all expenses paid) for one of our all-company meetings each year.
Book Academy to learn about why we do business like we do. Communities of Practice to build your skills in key areas. An Emerging Leader Program open to anyone interested in management. Multiple career tracks for different interests and abilities. Time (and a stipend) to pursue other professional goals.
We believe in doing good and support employees who want to give back to the community. Every employee receives ½ a day paid time off each quarter for volunteer work or service in the community. Research Square also matches charitable donations when employees/teams participate in fundraising efforts for qualified non-profit organizations. Additionally, the company has a “do good” fund, which it uses to help financially-struggling researchers find success.