• Research Specialist I

    Requisition # 2018-8955
    Date Posted 2 weeks ago(6/29/2018 9:30 AM)
    Princeton Neuroscience Inst
    Research and Laboratory
    Full-Time / Part-Time
    Name of Lab
    Brody Lab
  • Overview

    The Brody laboratory at the Princeton Neuroscience Institute seeks applicants for a research assistant position. We are looking for a highly motivated individual to assist the researchers in the lab on calcium imaging projects, both assisting with data gathering of cellular-resolution calcium imaging and electrophysiology in behaving mice, and with  computational analysis of the resulting data.


    The position is open and review of applications will begin immediately. The position will start as soon as possible. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

    This is a one-year term position with the possibility of renewal contingent upon satisfactory performance and grant funding


    Responsibilities may include:

    • Developing data analysis methods for calcium imaging data from hippocampus of rodents performing sensory decision tasks.
    • Participation in experimental design and execution of experiments.
    • Participation in group meetings.
    • Other lab duties as assigned.


    Essential qualifications/skills:

    • Experience in a rodent behavior and neurophysiology research laboratory.
    • Experience or coursework in biology, and/or a quantitative science such as computer science, mathematics, or physics.
    • Capacity to work both independently and collaboratively.
    • Strong attention to detail and meticulous lab notebook keeping.
    • Excellent communication skills.
    • Enthusiasm for neuroscience.


    This position is subject to the University's background check policy.



    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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