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Requisition # 2022-15443
Date Posted 1 week ago(8/11/2022 8:43 PM)
The Research Assistant will be reporting to a faculty, collaborates with graduate students and postdocs to help with machine learning research projects. Candidates with expertise in deep learning, text mining, NLP are encouraged to apply; candidates with publication records are preferred.
Department
Electrical & Comp Engineering
Job Type
Full-Time
Category
Research and Laboratory
Name of Lab
Mengdi Wang's Lab
Application Deadline
8/22/2022
Requisition # 2022-15428
Date Posted 1 week ago(8/10/2022 11:04 PM)
The Dickerson lab at the Princeton Neuroscience Institute is looking for a motivated full-time research assistant. Research in the Dickerson lab is at the interface of neurobiology, biomechanics, and behavior and seeks to understand how mechanosensory input structures locomotor output. The lab studies the flight behavior of the fruit fly, Drosophila, combining the powerful genetic tools available for labeling and manipulating neural circuits with cutting-edge imaging in awake, behaving animals (current site: https://www.dickerson.bio.unc.edu).This is a one-year 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
Dickerson Lab
Requisition # 2022-15416
Date Posted 1 week ago(8/10/2022 10:54 PM)
The McBride Lab at Princeton University is looking for a lab technician to support research on the molecular, neural, and evolutionary basis of mosquito behavior. The technician will devote ~70% of his/her time to specific research projects and the remaining ~30% time to general lab maintenance and support. The technician will be welcomed as a full lab member, attending journal clubs and lab meetings and contributing to a dynamic and interactive lab atmosphere. This is a unique opportunity to become deeply involved in exciting research at the interface of evolution, genetics, and neuroscience and is well-suited for a recent college graduate looking for more experience/focus before graduate school.
Department
Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
Job Type
Full-Time
Category
Research and Laboratory
Application Deadline
9/30/2022
Requisition # 2022-15367
Date Posted 2 weeks ago(8/3/2022 9:16 AM)
The Behavioral Science for Policy Lab (BSPL) cuts across three academic units at Princeton University: (a.) the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment within the School of Engineering and Applied Science, (b.) the Science, Technology, and Environmental Policy Center within the School of Public and International Affairs, and (c.) the Department of Psychology. Directed by Dr. Elke Weber, the BSPL’s mission is to put Weber’s previous research insights about the full range of human motivation and human decisions processes into a broader context. Analyzing how decision makers who are imbedded in social networks and their physical and social environment receive information and cues from those sources as well as feedback from the effect of their decisions. The BSPL puts a special emphasis on applying this knowledge of decision making and motivations to climate change. There is also a special emphasis on cross-cultural studies.
Department
Andlinger Cntr for Energy/Env
Job Type
Full-Time
Category
Research and Laboratory
Name of Lab
Behavioral Science for Policy Lab (BSPL)
Requisition # 2022-15348
Date Posted 2 weeks ago(8/2/2022 4:49 PM)
Applications are invited from qualified candidates for a research/technical specialist I/II position in the PRISM Imaging and Analysis Center (IAC) at Princeton University. The level will be determined based on the experience and educational level. This Imaging and Analysis Specialist will report to the center director and participate in a multidisciplinary research and education program utilizing a wide range of instrumentation available in the IAC.
Department
Prn Inst F/T Sci & Tech of Mat
Job Type
Full-Time
Category
Research and Laboratory
Requisition # 2022-15299
Date Posted 3 weeks ago(7/26/2022 5:44 PM)
Project: Nanoparticle Formation for Biomedical ApplicationsThe Prud'homme lab group has developed confined impinging jet mixers to produce therapeutic nanoparticles. The techniques are used by Pfizer-BioNTech to produce all COVID vaccines, and have been chosen by the Gates Foundation to establish a nanoparticle production line at WuXi Aptec in China. This hourly lab support position will involve laboratory research, chemical storage and disposal, laboratory maintenance, and nanoparticle assembly and characterization.
Department
Chemical and Biological Eng
Job Type
Full-Time
Category
Research and Laboratory
Name of Lab
Prud'homme Lab
Requisition # 2022-15300
Date Posted 3 weeks ago(7/26/2022 5:27 PM)
We are seeking a self-motivated and highly organized Research Technician to join Dr. Ai Ing Lim's laboratory at Princeton University. The Lim group aims to understand how maternal infections educate offspring immune system and reciprocally, how maternal immunity adapt to pregnancy and lactation. This position is focused on supporting research projects and involves light administrative responsibilities related to ordering, lab safety, and animal study protocols. Occasionally, flexible hours is required to ensure research needs with appropriate timelines. By supporting the science, this position will allow the candidate to build their laboratory and scientific skills, contribute to manuscript and interact with all personnel in a manner which promotes a professional team work environment . This position is available starting September/October 2022 with a negotiable start date.
Department
Molecular Biology
Job Type
Full-Time
Category
Research and Laboratory
Requisition # 2022-15279
Date Posted 3 weeks ago(7/26/2022 5:22 PM)
A full-time Cytometry 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 35 Principal Investigator labs on campus working with a wide variety of model systems and assays.  This is an excellent opportunity to join our shared resource lab and to develop/expand career skills in a growing field.  Position level and salary commensurate with experience. This position reports directly to the Flow Cytometry Resource Facility Director.  
Department
Molecular Biology
Job Type
Full-Time
Category
Research and Laboratory
Name of Lab
Flow
Requisition # 2022-15213
Date Posted 4 weeks ago(7/22/2022 1:58 PM)
The Hasson lab at the Princeton Neuroscience Institute is looking for a full stack engineer. As a full stack engineer, you will be responsible for developing a data collection and processing system for a large-scale longitudinal study in infant development. The job scope includes all aspects of software development: requirements definition, design (information architecture), coding, testing, deployment, and maintenance. The first version of the system is already deployed, and involves AWS technologies, hardware integration, machine learning algorithms, and database technologies. We are looking for a highly-motivated individual with a strong experience in production-grade systems who is interested in contributing to an ambitious scientific research. This is a one-year position with the possibility of renewal contingent upon funding availability and performance.
Department
Princeton Neuroscience Inst
Job Type
Full-Time
Category
Information Technology
Name of Lab
Hasson Lab
Requisition # 2022-15249
Date Posted 1 month ago(7/21/2022 4:37 PM)
Based in Princeton’s School of Public & International Affairs and headed by Prof. Atif Mian, the Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy & Finance promotes research and teaching at the intersection of finance, macroeconomics and policy. We seek to hire talented and motivated predoctoral research specialists to assist several economics and finance faculty working with the center. This position is ideal for graduating seniors or master’s degree students interested in pursuing a Ph.D. in Economics or Finance. Previous research specialists have been accepted to top Ph.D. programs including at Stanford, Princeton, Harvard, Yale, MIT, Northwestern, London School of Economics, Columbia, NYU, Barcelona GSE, and U. of Maryland. This is typically a two-year term position renewable after the first year. Successful applicants will start in summer 2023. The position is based in Princeton, NJ.
Department
Schl of Public & Int'l Affairs
Job Type
Full-Time
Category
Research and Laboratory
Application Deadline
4/30/2023
Requisition # 2022-15244
Date Posted 1 month ago(7/21/2022 4:20 PM)
The Kahneman-Treisman Emerging Scholars program is a post-baccalaureate program that brings in people who have a bachelor’s degree for a one-year staff position at the Center. The program provides intensive research and/or work experience with real impact, along with coursework, and mentoring. The ideal outcome for participants is either to enter a competitive graduate program or to find an impactful placement in government, nonprofits, or the private sector. The Emerging Scholars program is for people who have received a bachelor's degree (or will receive one by the time of appointment) in fields such as psychology, sociology, economics, political science, public policy, information science, computer science, communication, philosophy, and other related disciplines. Of particular interest in this hiring cycle are individuals interested in working in the areas of behavioral science and human decision-making with a focus on inequality and financial decision-making; and/or mental health.
Department
Schl of Public & Int'l Affairs
Job Type
Full-Time
Category
Research and Laboratory
Application Deadline
8/19/2022
Requisition # 2022-15183
Date Posted 1 month ago(7/14/2022 8:01 AM)
The Empirical Studies of Conflict Project (ESOC) is seeking applicants for its Pre-Doctoral Fellowship for Data-Driven Research.  Participants are hired as predoctoral research specialists on a full-time, benefits-eligible basis for 12-24 months. This program provides an opportunity for recent undergraduates from historically underrepresented groups to gain real-world experience that will prepare them for careers in public service and PhD study in Public Affairs, with a focus on security-related issues. FDR Fellows will begin with a ten-week analytics boot camp, drawing from online courses for core data processing and visualization skills, research training materials from partnering organizations such as IPA/J-PAL, and Professor Jacob Shapiro’s short course Leading Evidence-Based Decisions for curriculum on how to maximize quantitative evidence. Fellows will then have the opportunity to learn on the job by supporting faculty research projects within SPIA and associated departments.  This is a one-year position. Extension may be possible.
Department
Schl of Public & Int'l Affairs
Job Type
Full-Time
Category
Research and Laboratory
Requisition # 2022-15184
Date Posted 1 month ago(7/10/2022 9:30 PM)
The Adamson lab in the Molecular Biology Department and the Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics seeks applicants for a Research Specialist I or II. The anticipated start-date is 09/01/2022 or later. The Adamson lab is principally a genomics lab focused on studying mechanisms of genome stability maintenance. For our work, we use and develop cutting-edge experimental technologies, including genome editing tools and approaches for performing genetic screens and single-cell RNA-sequencing. A major topic of interest in the lab is genome editing. We seek to understand how modern genome editing tools interact with ‘host’ cell mechanisms.Please visit our website to learn more about our research. Currently, we are seeking highly motivated applicants for two roles: the Research Specialist I/II (this position) and a Postdoctoral Research Associate. Successful candidates for both roles will have the opportunity to work on an exciting project focused on studying DNA mismatch repair in the context of recently developed genome editing tools. Although primarily focused on research, the Research Specialist I/II will also have some lab management responsibilities. This will be a two-year full-time term position, with the possibility of renewal contingent upon continued funding availability and satisfactory job performance. 
Department
Integrative Genomics
Job Type
Full-Time
Category
Research and Laboratory
Name of Lab
Adamson
Requisition # 2022-15059
Date Posted 1 month ago(7/6/2022 9:56 AM)
The Krienen lab in the Princeton Neuroscience Institute (krienenlab.org) is seeking a bright and motivated full-time technician. 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 single cell genomics and other molecular assays to reveal conservation and innovation in brain cell types and circuits. The position provides an excellent opportunity to further develop research skills in molecular biology, genomics-based technology development and computational analysis. The ideal applicant will be an energetic, self-directed learner with strong programming abilities and a keen interest in the lab's research. Prior expertise with single cell genomics, cell culture or next generation sequencing is advantageous. This is a one-year term position with the possibility of renewal, starting in the summer or fall of 2022.
Department
Princeton Neuroscience Inst
Job Type
Full-Time
Category
Research and Laboratory
Name of Lab
Krienen Lab
Requisition # 2022-14631
Date Posted 2 months ago(6/29/2022 6:20 PM)
Community Manager and Staff Scientist, FlyWire The Princeton Neuroscience Institute is a premiere research institute within Princeton University’s campus, dedicated to solving problems at the forefront of neuroscience. Faculty members, research staff, postdoctoral fellows, and graduate students work together in a collaborative and creative environment, reflecting Princeton’s reputation for excellence. FlyWire (FlyWire.ai) is an open-science project launched by the Murthy and Seung labs in the Princeton Neuroscience Institute - the goal of FlyWire is to generate and disseminate high-quality whole brain and whole nervous system wiring diagrams (connectomes) for the fruit fly Drosophila. Flies are an important model system for neuroscience research yet the field lacks complete wiring diagrams of their brains. Generating this resource requires state-of-the-art AI technology and infrastructure developed in the Murthy and Seung labs, along with a novel crowdsourcing approach. See https://seunglab.org and https://murthylab.princeton.edu. 
Department
Princeton Neuroscience Inst
Job Type
Full-Time
Category
Research and Laboratory
Name of Lab
Seung & Murthy Labs
Requisition # 2022-15103
Date Posted 2 months ago(6/29/2022 2:49 PM)
Princeton University’s School of Public and International Affairs (SPIA) is looking to hire multiple full-time pre-doctoral research assistants (Senior Research Specialists). The positions entail close collaboration with professors Allan Hsiao, Micaela Sviatschi, and Thomas Fujiwara on research projects related to development economics, political economy, and environmental economics (e.g., crime, climate change, elections, and gender disparities).
Department
Schl of Public & Int'l Affairs
Job Type
Full-Time
Category
Research and Laboratory
Requisition # 2022-15095
Date Posted 2 months ago(6/29/2022 11:01 AM)
The Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics at Princeton University seeks applicants for a Research Specialist I or II to join the laboratory ofShawn Davidson, Ph.D. whose research focuses on understanding cellular metabolism in cancer and neurodegenerative diseases. We are seeking a highly motivated and organized individual to work on a fast-paced interdisciplinary project to use a cutting edge metabolomic platform. The rank and salary will be commensurate with experience. The position will start immediately and will end on June 1, 2023.
Department
Integrative Genomics
Job Type
Full-Time
Category
Research and Laboratory
Name of Lab
Davidson
Requisition # 2022-15088
Date Posted 2 months ago(6/27/2022 10:18 PM)
Reporting to the Director of Advanced Data and Storage Management, this 3-year term position will provide critical development work on the configuration of custom integrations, workflow, and data extraction processes to assist with the implementation of TigerData, a data storage and management system that supports the advancement of research at Princeton University. Understanding the needs of faculty researchers and collaborating with developers in the Princeton University Library (PUL), you will develop processes and tools for metadata entry and management, automated metadata harvesting from common file types and other campus systems, and automation workflows for ensuring smooth transitions between storage stages, including movement of data to publication and long-term archive.  This is a 3-year benefits-eligible term position. A remote work arrangement may be considered for candidates with the appropriate background and experience.
Department
Research Computing
Job Type
Full-Time
Category
Information Technology
Requisition # 2022-14137
Date Posted 2 months ago(6/8/2022 1:40 PM)
The Department of Physics at Princeton University seeks a technical assistant to work on all packaging requirements for the Simons Observatory detectors and readout under the supervision of Professor Suzanne Staggs. Tasks will include inventorying parts, inspecting parts, using automated die bonding to glue silicon chips to silicon wafers, wire bonding (both Al and Au) to interconnect superconducting circuits, other associated assembly and packaging tasks, and quality assurance validation. The successful applicant must be prepared to work effectively with a variety of graduate students and faculty, and be flexible enough to respond to evolving plans as methods are optimized.
Department
Physics
Job Type
Full-Time
Category
Research and Laboratory
Name of Lab
Staggs Lab
Requisition # 2022-14490
Date Posted 3 months ago(5/5/2022 12:06 PM)
Do you want to help enable and advance groundbreaking neuroscience research through software development? Do you have a background in research but love to write code? Are you looking to apply your scientific programming expertise to a novel set of research problems? Then we are looking for someone like you to join our team of scientists, analysts, and developers in the Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics. The Research Computing group at the Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics provides computational research expertise and bioinformatics support to multiple labs across a diverse set of disciplines. As an institute-wide team of software experts, we are focused on improving the quality, performance, and sustainability of the Institute’s computational research software. The group is committed to creating collaborative environments in which the best software engineering practices are valued, and to sharing and applying cross-disciplinary computational techniques in new and emerging areas. In this position, you will be an integral member of a neuroscience research team focused on the cutting-edge of transcriptomic and epigenomic research applied to understanding how experience shapes brain development and circuits. Your role will be to provide computational expertise in algorithm development, selection, and optimization to create efficient and scalable research code. In addition, you will support other projects in research labs within the Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics. If you have a strong background in scientific programming, academic research, and an interest in neuroscience and genomics, you have the right skill set to make an immediate impact on multiple high-profile research projects. This is a one-year term position with the possibility of renewal based on job performance and continued funding.
Department
Integrative Genomics
Job Type
Full-Time
Category
Academic Administration

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