• Research Specialist I

    Requisition # 2017-8008
    Date Posted 7 months ago(9/27/2017 11:06 AM)
    Department
    Princeton Neuroscience Inst
    Category
    Research and Laboratory
    Full-Time / Part-Time
    Full-Time
    Name of Lab
    Seung Lab
  • Overview

    The lab of Prof. Sebastian Seung in the Princeton Neuroscience Institute and the Computer Science Department at Princeton University is seeking a full-time research assistant whose responsibilities will include the creation and maintenance of computational tools for neural circuit reconstruction.

     

    The position will begin immediately. Applications should include a cover letter, CV, and list of three references. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. This is a one-year term position with the possibility of extension contingent upon satisfactory performance and continued funding.

     

     

     

     

     

    Responsibilities

    • The creation and maintenance of computational tools for neural circuit reconstruction.

    Qualifications

    REQUIRED:

    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field.
    • Knowledge of some core programming language such as C++, Java, Python.
    • Strong desire to learn new technologies, and articulate and strong communication skills.
    • Willing to expand skillset on the job, as new requirements are defined.
    • The successful applicant will be an energetic, self-directed learner with strong programming abilities and proven capability to work independently.

    PREFERRED:

    • Experience with HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, NodeJS, WebGL, MySQL, PHP, C++, Boost, Qt, OpenGL, or AWS.

     

    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

    36.25

    Eligible for Overtime

    Yes

    Benefits Eligible

    Yes

    Essential Services Personnel (see policy for detail)

    No

    Comments Related to End Date

    One year term position, with the possibility of renewal based on satisfactory performance and funding.

    Physical Capacity Exam Required

    No

    Valid Driver's License Required

    No

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