• Casual - Lab Assistant

    Requisition # 2018-8653
    Date Posted 3 days ago(7/13/2018 11:31 AM)
    Andlinger Cntr for Energy/Env
    Research and Laboratory
    Full-Time / Part-Time
    Work Schedule
    Part-Time - 8-16 hours per week
    Name of Lab
    Elke Weber Lab
    Application Deadline
  • Overview

    The Behavioral Science for Policy Lab (BSPL) is located at the intersection of the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment, the Woodrow Wilson School for Public Policy, and the Psychology Department.  As an interdisciplinary lab, BSPL brings together researchers with varied backgrounds in order to shed light on the psychological foundations of real world decisions, with a focus on issues related to energy and the environment.


    The lab assistant will facilitate multiple aspects of BSPL research initiatives, reporting to the lab manager and working with affiliated postdocs and graduate students.


    The responsibilities include:

    • Assist in the design of web-based surveys and experiment, including programming, developing, testing and implementing online studies
    • Help to collect, clean, code and analyze data; assist in writing up results
    • Assist in literature reviews and compiling citation lists
    • Provide other administrative tasks as assigned

    Applicants must include a resume that demonstrates educational accomplishments, coursework, and work experience.  Provide a cover letter that includes contact information for at least one academic and/or work reference.


    • Bachelors degree helpful
    • Experience and training in behavioral science research is preferred
    • Proficient in MS Office, Qualtrics, and R programming language is a plus


    Be advised that you will be contacted only if there is further interest in your application. The candidate dashboard will not display status updates for this requisition. 


    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

    TMP, 001

    Standard Weekly Hours


    Eligible for Overtime


    Benefits Eligible


    Essential Services Personnel (see policy for detail)


    Estimated Appointment End Date


    Comments Related to End Date

    less than 50% time for 12 months

    Physical Capacity Exam Required


    Valid Driver's License Required



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