• Research Specialist I

    Requisition # 2019-10102
    Date Posted 1 month ago(12/17/2019 5:07 PM)
    Princeton Neuroscience Inst
    Research and Laboratory
    Full-Time / Part-Time
    Name of Lab
    Gould Lab
  • Overview

    The Gould lab, a neuroscience lab that studies brain plasticity in experimental animals in the Princeton Neuroscience Institute at Princeton University, seeks a full-time Research Specialist to assist with on-going experiments. We are looking for an enthusiastic and hard-working individual with excellent organizational skills and ability to work well with others.  The successful candidate will have a willingness to learn and acquire new skills.


    This is a one-year term position with the possibility of extension,contingent upon successful performance and continued funding.


    • Rodent work (i.e., surgery, behavior, handling, breeding, etc.)
    • Immunofluorescence, confocal and electron microscopy
    • Histology
    • Electrophysiology
    • Hormone assays
    • Data analysis 
    • Maintaining laboratory protocols and other basic lab functions


    • Bachelor’s degree in neuroscience and/or other relevant scientific field
    • Laboratory experience working with rodents
    • Excellent references

    This position is subject to the University's background check policy.



    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)


    Physical Capacity Exam Required


    Valid Driver's License Required



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