• Research Specialist I

    Requisition # 2019-10174
    Date Posted 1 month ago(4/11/2019 10:31 AM)
    Princeton Neuroscience Inst
    Research and Laboratory
    Full-Time / Part-Time
    Name of Lab
    Witten Lab
  • Overview

    The Princeton Neuroscience Institute has a Research Specialist I position available with Professor Ilana Witten


    The successful applicant will be energetic and detail-oriented with a strong background in research , either in neuroscience or a related field


    Applications should include a cover letter indicating why you would like the job and what you will bring to the lab, a CV, and a list of at least two potential referees. Review of applications will continue until the positions are filled.


    This is a one-year term position with the possibility of renewal based on funding and performance.


    Responsibilities include:

    • training mice and ratson operant tasks; performing optogenetic experiments; and histological analysis of brain tissue.
    • collaborate wil the graduate students and postcoetoral researchers in the lab on various projects related to the neural circuits underlying reward-related behaviors
    • possibility of contributing to cellular-resolution imaging experiments
    • other duties and contributions to the lab as assigned


    • Bachelors degrees in neuroscience, psychology or related field is required
    • Research ecperience involving neuroscience methods is preferred

    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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