Research Specialist I

Requisition # 2018-8412
Date Posted 3 weeks ago(1/31/2018 11:37 AM)
Department
Princeton Neuroscience Inst
Category
Research and Laboratory
Full-Time / Part-Time
Part-Time
Name of Lab
Hasson Lab

Overview

The Hasson lab in the Princeton Neuroscience Institute has an opportunity available for a research assistant. The Hasson lab is part of an exciting and growing trend in neuroscience that studies the neural activity that drives human behavior under natural and realistic conditions. Among other things, the candidate will work with ECoG data and machine learning algorithms on one of our flagship projects.


The position is to begin in April and will be paid 50% by Princeton University and 50% by NYU. 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 references. For further information please contact Ariel Goldstein at ariel.y.goldstein@gmail.com. The term of this appointment is one year, with the possibility of renewal based upon satisfactory performance and funding.

Responsibilities

The primary duties of the research assistant will be focused on this specific project working with ECoG data from the epilepsy unit at NYU Medical Center in Manhattan. This will include collecting, pre-processing, and analyzing brain data.

 

An ideal candidate will be energetic, self-motivating, and comfortable working independently or with a team in a flexible and fast-paced work environment.


The position may also involve occasional day trips to NYC.

Qualifications

A bachelor’s degree in neuroscience, psychology, computer science, or another related field is required.

Prior experience with ECoG, programming (matlab, python), and/or work in a cognitive science lab is beneficial but not necessary.

 

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

18.13

Eligible for Overtime

Yes

Benefits Eligible

Yes

Essential Services Personnel (see policy for detail)

No

Estimated Appointment End Date

4/1/2019

Comments Related to End Date

One year term, subject to renewal based on satisfactory performance and funding.

Physical Capacity Exam Required

No

Valid Driver's License Required

No

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