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Requisition # 2024-19269
Date Posted 2 days ago(6/12/2024 2:56 PM)
Princeton University’s School of Public and International Affairs (SPIA) is looking to hire a full-time pre-doctoral research fellow (Senior Research Specialist). The position entails close collaboration with Professor Tanushree Goyal on research projects related to local politics and political economy of development in India and Brazil (for example at the intersection of local elections, culture/ norms, climate, gender, political participation, bureaucracy etc.) The position involves a variety of tasks that provide excellent preparation for graduate school or work in a data science career. Work includes tasks such as conducting advanced econometric analysis and preparing results tables, managing large data sets, handling spatial data, applying machine learning algorithms, conducting...
Department
Schl of Public & Int'l Affairs
Job Type
Full-Time
Category
Research and Laboratory
Requisition # 2024-19266
Date Posted 2 days ago(6/12/2024 9:10 AM)
The Research Program in Development Economics (RPDE) part of the School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University seeks one experienced Research Manager/Senior Policy Associate who will support policy activities driven by the research of our senior faculty Pascaline Dupas, Seema Jayachandran, and other affiliated faculty. The center faculty conduct research in economics, with a strong policy focus. Current research interests of the group include health; education; gender inequality and gender-based violence; the environment; and how political and social institutions shape individual behavior. This position is focused on translating the research into policy insights, and driving policy decisions driven by the research led by RPDE faculty. This is a benefits-eligible,...
Department
Schl of Public & Int'l Affairs
Job Type
Full-Time
Category
Research and Laboratory
Application Deadline
6/18/2024
Requisition # 2024-18894
Date Posted 3 days ago(6/11/2024 4:26 PM)
About BDI The Bridging Divides Initiative (BDI) is a non-partisan research initiative that tracks and mitigates political violence in the United States. BDI supports efforts to grow and build local community resilience through elections and other periods of heightened risk, laying the groundwork for longer-term to bridge the divides we face as a nation. We do this by 1) producing action-oriented and responsive research to fill existing gaps and empower local leaders; 2) enabling cross-sector collaboration, so individuals and organizations are better prepared to mitigate risk and respond to crisis when it does arise; and 3) helping to drive the policy and community response. Over the past four years, BDI played an essential role in supporting a wide range of actors preparing for...
Department
Schl of Public & Int'l Affairs
Job Type
Full-Time
Category
Research and Laboratory
Requisition # 2024-19081
Date Posted 1 week ago(6/4/2024 8:19 AM)
Princeton University’s Bendheim Center for Finance (BCF) is seeking a Senior Research Specialist. BCF is at the forefront of research and education in Money and Finance, with the mission to serve our global society. As an interdisciplinary center, it draws its faculty from various departments across Princeton’s campus. New technology has profound implications on the role of money and the international financial architecture. BCF aspires to be part of this process by developing and applying novel research tools and methods. BCF’s educational programs equip students with cutting-edge insights and tools. Finally, through its public and policy outreach, BCF aims to bring an important contribution to the broader public and policy debate on macroeconomics, money, and finance.
Department
Bendheim Center for Finance
Job Type
Full-Time
Category
Research and Laboratory
Requisition # 2024-19236
Date Posted 2 weeks ago(6/3/2024 4:02 PM)
The Education Research Section (ERS) at the Princeton School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University is seeking a pre-doctoral Research Assistant with documented interest in educational inequality to begin in August 2024. The successful candidate will assist Prof. Jennifer Jennings in conjunction with ERS on multiple research projects. Appointment is for one year. Research Assistants are expected to have outstanding potential and be self-motivated, goal-oriented and capable of successfully communicating ideas.
Department
Schl of Public & Int'l Affairs
Job Type
Full-Time
Category
Research and Laboratory
Requisition # 2024-19119
Date Posted 2 weeks ago(5/29/2024 10:59 AM)
About BDI The Bridging Divides Initiative (BDI) is a non-partisan research initiative that tracks and mitigates political violence in the United States. BDI supports efforts to grow and build local community resilience through elections and other periods of heightened risk, laying the groundwork for longer-term to bridge the divides we face as a nation. We do this by 1) producing action-oriented and responsive research to fill existing gaps and empower local leaders; 2) enabling cross-sector collaboration, so individuals and organizations are better prepared to mitigate risk and respond to crisis when it does arise; and 3) helping to drive the policy and community response. Over the past three years, BDI played an essential role in supporting a wide range of actors preparing for...
Department
Schl of Public & Int'l Affairs
Job Type
Full-Time
Category
Research and Laboratory
Requisition # 2024-19171
Date Posted 3 weeks ago(5/23/2024 4:48 PM)
The Department of Sociology at Princeton University seeks applicants for a full-time post-baccalaureate research assistant position in the Eviction Lab. Successful candidates will have a background in computer science, statistics, data science, economics, and/or quantitative social science. The Eviction Lab at Princeton University is an interdisciplinary and multi-generational research team who has built the first-ever national database of evictions in America. We have validated, mapped, and published our data through an interactive website (evictionlab.org). The Eviction Lab is currently working on a large number of studies on the prevalence, causes, and consequences of housing displacement. Research assistants will have access to novel and very large datasets not publicly...
Department
Sociology
Job Type
Full-Time
Category
Research and Laboratory
Requisition # 2024-19032
Date Posted 1 month ago(5/6/2024 9:04 AM)
We are seeking an experienced researcher and clinical coordinator for the Rutgers-Princeton Center for Computational Cognitive Neuroscience. The position involves recruiting participants with mental health conditions, as well as healthy controls, for behavioral studies; administering clinical assessments, cognitive batteries and self report instruments to the study participants and running the behavioral tasks. Additional responsibilities include working with researchers at Princeton and Rutgers to identify and design new studies that could be run at the Center, writing and updating study protocols for these studies for review by the Instititutional Review Board, and coordinating the Center seminar series and workshops. This is a 1-yr term position with the possiblity of renewal...
Department
Princeton Neuroscience Inst
Job Type
Full-Time
Category
Research and Laboratory
Name of Lab
Rutgers-Princeton Center for Computational Cognitive Neuroscience
Application Deadline
5/9/2024
Requisition # 2024-18839
Date Posted 2 months ago(4/9/2024 9:53 AM)
A full-time Research Specialist I/II position is available in the Flow Cytometry Resource Facility (FCRF) laboratory in the Department of Molecular Biology at Princeton University. The FCRF provides support for Princeton University faculty and student research utilizing state-of-the-art flow cytometry and fluorescence activated cell sorting (FACS) techniques and instrumentation.  We currently support over 40 Principal Investigator labs on campus and over 160 researchers working with a wide variety of model systems and assays that represent research areas that include immunology, cancer biology, neuroscience, virology, microbiology and more.   Schedule:  Monday-Friday, 9:30am-5:30pm.  Please note that this position may require some flexibility of working hours, including occasional...
Department
Molecular Biology
Job Type
Full-Time
Category
Research and Laboratory
Requisition # 2024-18835
Date Posted 2 months ago(4/9/2024 9:52 AM)
Princeton University's Neuroscience Institute seeks applicants for a Research Specialist position with a background in experimental rodent research to join a laboratory whose new work focuses on the neural mechanisms underlying social interactions in mus musculus. We are looking for an enthusiastic and hard-working individual who has a willingness to learn and acquire new laboratory and computational skills (and a demonstrated track record in learning new techniques). This is a one-year term position with the possibility of renewal contingent upon satisfactory performance and funding.
Department
Princeton Neuroscience Inst
Job Type
Full-Time
Category
Research and Laboratory
Name of Lab
Murthy Lab
Requisition # 2024-18822
Date Posted 2 months ago(4/3/2024 3:47 PM)
The Princeton Neuroscience Institute has a Data Analyst position available in the Brain Registration and Histology Core Facility of BRAIN CoGS (www.braincogs.org). This multi-laboratory project seeks to understand how multiple brain regions work together to carry out cognitive processing, using mice as a model system for mammalian brain function. BRAIN CoGS is a collaboration between the labs of Carlos Brody, Mark Goldman (UC Davis), Jonathan Pillow, Sebastian Seung, David Tank, Sam Wang, and Ilana Witten.The individual in this role will support BRAIN CoGS laboratories as a data analyst. They will collaborate with graduate students, postdoctoral research fellows, and software developers in the participating laboratories regarding experimental design, acquisition of histological and...
Department
Princeton Neuroscience Inst
Job Type
Full-Time
Category
Research and Laboratory
Name of Lab
BRAIN CoGS
Requisition # 2024-18809
Date Posted 2 months ago(4/2/2024 10:35 AM)
The Krienen lab in the Princeton Neuroscience Institute (krienenlab.org) is seeking a bright and motivatedfull-time research specialist. Research in the lab focuses on understanding genetic influences that shape the development and evolution of the mammalian brain. Research Specialist responsibilities include using and developing cutting edge technologies such as cellular barcoding and single cell genomics as part of an international consortium to comprehensively map cell types in mammalian brains. This position provides an excellent opportunity to further develop research skills in neurobiology, genomics-based technology development and computational analysis. This is a one-year term position (with the possibility of renewal); preference is given to candidates who can commit to at...
Department
Princeton Neuroscience Inst
Job Type
Full-Time
Category
Research and Laboratory
Name of Lab
Krienen Lab
Requisition # 2024-18808
Date Posted 2 months ago(4/2/2024 10:34 AM)
The primary role of the research specialist will be to assist graduate students and post-doctoral researchers within the Neuroscience of Attention & Perception Laboratory (NAPL) on non-human primate (NHP) studies investigating neural mechanisms of cognition. The research specialist will work alongside fellow lab members to implement a variety of research modalities, including the monitoring of behavior, electrophysiological recordings, micro-stimulation, pharmacological manipulations, optogenetics, and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). The position involves regular interaction with laboratory research animals and requires the candidate become trained on assisting in the management of the NHP colony (in close collaboration with veterinary staff and the lab's NHP manager). Along with...
Department
Princeton Neuroscience Inst
Job Type
Full-Time
Category
Research and Laboratory
Name of Lab
Kastner Lab
Requisition # 2024-18798
Date Posted 2 months ago(4/1/2024 1:49 PM)
The laboratory seeks a full-time Research Specialist I/II who will join a vibrant team that aims to understand the structure and function of pyrenoid, the algal CO2-concentrating organelle, and to engineer a minimal functional pyrenoid into plants to increase yields.  Photosynthetic organisms, our planet's greatest chemists, form the foundations for human health by providing us with food, fuel, materials and drugs. Yet, our understanding of these organisms is in its infancy. The Jonikas laboratory aims to enable advances in sustainability by developing transformative tools and resources for photosynthetic organisms.
Department
Molecular Biology
Job Type
Full-Time
Category
Research and Laboratory
Name of Lab
Jonikas Lab
Requisition # 2024-18758
Date Posted 2 months ago(4/1/2024 1:07 PM)
The Research Program in Development Economics (RPDE) part of the School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University seeks one experienced Research Coordinator who will provide research management for senior faculty Pascaline Dupas, Seema Jayachandran, and other affiliated faculty. The center faculty conduct research in economics, with a strong policy focus. Current research interests of the group include health; education; gender inequality and gender-based violence; the environment; and how political and social institutions shape individual behavior. This is a one-year term, benefits-eligible position with a possibility of renewal. 
Department
Schl of Public & Int'l Affairs
Job Type
Full-Time
Category
Administrative Support
Requisition # 2024-18789
Date Posted 3 months ago(3/29/2024 10:05 AM)
The Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology seeks a Research Specialist I/II to join the teaching lab group, supporting EEB undergraduate courses. The Research Specialist will be part of a 3-person Teaching Lab team and will be trained in lab-specific techniques and protocols by other team members. This position supports faculty instructors and graduate AIs in teaching udergraduates in the EEB department's large-enrollment introductory biology course, as well as upper-level EEB lab courses. The ideal candidate enjoys a challenging position, is a detail-oriented person accustomed to problemsolving, brings intellectual curiosity to their endeavors, and can work independently as well as collaboratively. The appointment is for one year, with possibility for renewal based on...
Department
Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
Job Type
Full-Time
Category
Research and Laboratory
Requisition # 2024-18759
Date Posted 3 months ago(3/26/2024 2:23 PM)
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 in eukaryotes ranging from yeasts to mice. More specifically, our bioenergy-oriented goal is to identify and understand metabolic regulation in model and non-model yeasts, with the overarching goal of applying this knowledge to guide rational metabolic engineering design for biofuel production. Discoveries on novel metabolic pathway regulation are made initially by carefully designed isotope-tracing experiments, in which the lab is a world leader, and followed by validation with a few biochemical and genetic approaches. This will be a one-year term position, with the possibility...
Department
Integrative Genomics
Job Type
Full-Time
Category
Research and Laboratory
Name of Lab
Rabinowitz
Requisition # 2024-18565
Date Posted 4 months ago(2/20/2024 9:33 AM)
Petascale EM Imaging Specialist The Princeton Neuroscience Institute is searching for an accomplished scientist to lead acquisitions of petascale image datasets via volume electron microscopy (EM). The Institute is the only site in the world hosting beam deflection transmission EM and multibeam scanning EM instruments, both of which have sufficient throughput for petascale connectomics. The Institute leads the FlyWire Consortium, which in 2023 released the first connectome of an adult brain, that of the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster. The Institute is a key performer in the NIH BRAIN CONNECTS program, which aims to scale connectomics up to the whole mouse brain.  
Department
Princeton Neuroscience Inst
Job Type
Full-Time
Category
Research and Laboratory
Name of Lab
Seung Lab
Requisition # 2024-18412
Date Posted 5 months ago(1/26/2024 10:58 AM)
he Princeton Neuroscience Institute has a Research Specialist I position available with Professor Ilana Witten. The successful applicant will be energetic and detail-oriented with at least 2 years of experience in a wet lab research setting. 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 potential referees. Review of applications will continue until the positions are filled. This is a one-year term position with the possibility of renewal based on funding and performance.
Department
Princeton Neuroscience Inst
Job Type
Full-Time
Category
Research and Laboratory
Name of Lab
Witten Lab
Application Deadline
1/31/2024
Requisition # 2023-17555
Date Posted 10 months ago(8/23/2023 8:17 AM)
Connectome Annotation Manager OverviewThe Seung & Murthy Lab at Princeton Neuroscience Institute aims to make discoveries by mapping the brain. The Lab is using high-throughput serial electron microscopy (SEM) to completely image multiple brains and nervous systems. The massive data sets will be utilized to reconstruct neuronal circuits, ultimately culminating in the complete connectome—or wiring diagram—of the brain. The connectome will provide the most complete anatomical description of a complex nervous system to date in an organism uniquely suited to combine this anatomical information with functional imaging, electrophysiology, quantitative behavioral assays, precise genetic manipulation of identified cell types and computational modeling. Thus we expect these circuit-level...
Department
Princeton Neuroscience Inst
Job Type
Full-Time
Category
Research and Laboratory

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