• Research Specialist I

    Requisition # 2018-8957
    Date Posted 2 weeks ago(6/29/2018 9:38 AM)
    Princeton Neuroscience Inst
    Research and Laboratory
    Full-Time / Part-Time
    Name of Lab
    Hasson Lab
  • Overview

    The Hasson lab in the Princeton Neuroscience Institute has an opportunity available for two full-time research assistants. 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 candidates will work with ECoG data and machine learning algorithms on one of our flagship projects.

    The positions are to begin in August. 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.


    The primary duties of the research assistants 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.  Ideal candidates will be energetic, self-motivating, and comfortable working independently or with a team in a flexible and fast-paced work environment.


    • 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.
    • These positions are 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)


    Estimated Appointment End Date


    Comments Related to End Date

    possibility of renewal based upon satisfactory performance and funding.

    Physical Capacity Exam Required


    Valid Driver's License Required



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