• Research Specialist I (Lab)

    Requisition # 2018-8607
    Date Posted 3 weeks ago(3/28/2018 11:15 AM)
    Research and Laboratory
    Full-Time / Part-Time
    Name of Lab
    Department of Psychology
  • Overview

    The Department of Psychology at Princeton University invites applications for a full-time Research Specialist position. This is a one-year position with possibility of renewal based on funding and work performance. The position involves conducting research on behavioral decision-making and on cognition in social contexts. 


    As part of the lab, the research specialist will assist with different aspects of research, including literature reviews, recruitment of participants and the collection of behavioral data (both on and off campus), data coding, entry and analysis, preparation of manuscripts for publication and administrative lab duties. To apply, submit cover letter, resume, and contact information for two references (preferably from labs where you have already worked).



    At least one year of research experience in a psychology laboratory that involved behavioral data collection, data entry and analysis constitute key assets. Familiarity with the SPSS software package for statistical analysis is desired. Strong computer skills, including programming, are preferred. Position requires minimum BA or BS degree in Psychology or related field. Orientation to detail, conscientiousness, and genuine interest to pursue psychological research are qualities that are critical to perform well in this position.

    Applications will be evaluated beginning May 15.


    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

    This is a one year term position with the possibility of renewal

    Physical Capacity Exam Required


    Valid Driver's License Required



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