• Research Specialist I

    Requisition # 2018-8730
    Date Posted 3 weeks ago(5/3/2018 2:09 PM)
    Integrative Genomics
    Research and Laboratory
    Full-Time / Part-Time
    Name of Lab
  • Overview

    The Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics seeks applicants for a Research Specialist I to join the laboratory of Joshua Rabinowitz. Our lab aims to obtain a quantitative understanding of metabolism, with the overarching goal of applying this knowledge to the treatment of human disease (cancer, obesity, aging) and the production of biofuels. This is achieved by applying liquid chromatography mass spectroscopy (LC-MS) and isotope tracing, methods in which the lab is a world leader, to yeast, mammalian cells, and animal specimens.


    The anticipated start-date of this position is the 1st of June 2018 or later.

    This will be a one-year term position, with the possibility of renewal contingent upon continued funding and satisfactory performance.

    Salary will include the full benefits package.


    Specific duties include:

    • Maintaining the lab infrastructure, organization, and management, including:
      • Ordering/restocking supplies.
      • Basic maintenance of lab equipment.
      • Organizing/coordinating lab administration, e.g. organizing lab cleanups, regulatory compliance.
      • Training new lab members.
    • Conducting routine in vitro and cell culture experiments, with a focus on yeast metabolism.


    Essential requirements/skills:

    • Bachelor’s degree in related field, or equivalent experience.
    • Strong attention to detail.
    • Willingness to train and technically support undergraduates, graduate students, and postdocs.
    • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
    • The final candidate will be required to pass a background check.


    Other relevant (but not required) experience:

    • Lab management.
    • Mass spectrometry.
    • Basic molecular biology techniques.
    • Experience working with yeast, mice, and/or tissue culture cells.


    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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