• Research Specialist I

    Requisition # 2019-10084
    Date Posted 2 months ago(3/21/2019 4:42 PM)
    Research and Laboratory
    Full-Time / Part-Time
    Name of Lab
    Lombrozo and Griffiths
  • Overview

    The Department of Psychology is looking for a Research Specialist to manage the laboratories of Professors Tania Lombrozo and Tom Griffiths. The successful applicant will handle lab administration and data management for the labs as well as interact with students (both graduate and undergraduate), postdoctoral fellows and other individuals who are part of the lab. This is a one-year appointment with the possibility of renewal based on funding and satisfactory performance. The target start date will be mid-July, but there is some flexibility. Please submit all application materials by April 15 for full consideration, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. This position is subject to the University’s background check policy.


    Aspects of lab administration that the individual will be responsible for include but are not limited to organizing/scheduling lab meetings and lab events, overseeing research assistant training, creating and maintaining paper and electronic record-keeping systems, adhering to and monitoring adherence to human subject protocols, ordering and organizing lab supplies, managing reimbursements, managing subject payments, maintaining lab networks and printers, creating and maintaining lab web sites, and updating lab documents and file systems.  The Research Specialist will also play a role in ongoing research projects, including helping with literature reviews, data collection and coding, and data analysis. More independent research may be possible as time permits.


    - Bachelor's degree in Psychology or related field.

    - Familiarity with SPSS, R, or another programming language that supports statistical analyses.
    - Experience with human subjects; basic knowledge of cognitive psychology and cognitive science; exposure to philosophy and computer science; knowledge of statistics.
    - Experience with and knowledge of experimental design; experience with literature reviews; experience with web design.


    Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW

    Salary Grade

    RSP, 010

    Standard Weekly Hours


    Eligible for Overtime


    Benefits Eligible


    Essential Services Personnel (see policy for detail)


    Estimated Appointment End Date


    Comments Related to End Date

    One year position with possibility of renewal

    Physical Capacity Exam Required


    Valid Driver's License Required



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