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The Princeton Psychology Department invites applications for a Research Assistant to begin immediately. We are looking for a candidate to help manage a web platform for large-scale behavioral science research. To apply, email your resume to Dr. Sachiko D. Datta (email@example.com). Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Appointment is for 3 to 6 months. This is a part-time position (10 - 20 hours/week). For the right candidate, working remotely will be an option.
Princeton University’s Department of Molecular Biology seeks applicants for a research specialist position to join a laboratory whose focus of work is yeast chromosome structure.
Princeton University seeks applicants for a laboratory research technician in the undergraduate teaching laboratories of the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology.
A neuroscience lab that studies brain plasticity in experimental animals in the Princeton Neuroscience Institute at Princeton University seeks applicants for a Research Specialist position. We are looking for an enthusiastic and hard-working individual with excellent organizational skills and ability to work well with others. The successful candidate will have a willlingness to learn and acquire new skills.
This is a one-year term position with the possibility of extension contingent upon successful performance and continued funding.
The Seung Lab is looking for bright, energetic, and rad people to join our neuroscience lab as image analysts. What is key is an interest in scientific innovation and an appreciation for gaming. The Seung Lab is trying to tease apart the mysteries of neuroscience by leading the charge into connectomics. The team is using the latest techniques in artificial intelligence, computer vision, parallel computing, and crowdsourcing to map every neuron in the brain and all their connections. Read more at our website, seunglab.org.
The successful assistant will be involved with the annotation of brain images from serial electron microscopy. The assistants will use custom computer software to assemble 3D reconstructions of neurons from fragments and then use Photoshop-style computer software to color interiors of neural cross sections in images, and color locations of synapses. A strong work experience in the field is required for this full-time position.
The lab maintains an atmosphere that is relaxed, friendly, and permeated by a slightly dark sense of humor. The position includes flexible, student-friendly work hours, fair compensation, and the warm satisfaction of working FOR SCIENCE!
The Department of Physics at Princeton University is seeking a Project Controls Specialist for the Simons Observatory project. The Simons Observatory is an international collaboration of approximately 200 scientists and engineers who are building a set of telescopes in the Atacama Desert of Northern Chile dedicated to measuring temperature and polarization fluctuations in the Cosmic Microwave Background. These measurements will address questions on how the universe began, the properties of its contents, and the nature of dark energy.
The Project Controls Specialist will work closely with the Simons Observatory Project Manager to implement and maintain a project controls system. The successful candidate will work with Simons Observatory personnel to produce work breakdown structures, identify milestones, and develop schedules and cost profiles. The Project Controls Specialist will track project costs, schedule and risk, and maintain a reporting system to provide visibility of this information. The Specialist will maintain a change control system to document changes in scope, schedule and expenses.
This position is a 1 year term position with the possibility of renewal.
The Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics seeks applicants for a Research Specialist I/II position to join the laboratory of Thomas Gregor whose research focuses on the basic physical principles that govern the existence of multicellular life, focusing on embryonic development. We implement state-of-the-art microscopy and microfluidics devices, and make heavy use of tools from molecular biology and genetics. On the theoretical side, we design analytical and numerical models, largely drawn from statistical mechanics ideas, to test and guide our experiments.
Salary and rank will be commensurate with experience. Salary will include the full benefits package. This will be a one-year term position, with the possibility of renewal contingent upon continued funding and satisfactory performance. Review of applications will begin immediately. The position will start as soon as possible.
The Seung Lab at Princeton University specializes in reconstructing the connections between neurons by analyzing electron microscopic brain images. The lab has received major funding from IARPA to reconstruct the connectome of a cubic millimeter of neocortex. This presents new engineering challenges as the volume is 1000x larger than existing reconstructions. This amounts to a petabyte of image data that must be stored and processed through our artificial intelligence (AI) pipeline and reviewed by human effort.
The lab is looking for an Infrastructure Developer experienced in large scale data storage and data processing systems to help scale the lab’s existing pipeline for this petabyte challenge. This is a one year term position with the possibility of renewal based on performance and continued funding.
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Please submit your application online and also email your CV and a longish C++ code sample directly to Prof. Sebastian Seung firstname.lastname@example.org
The laboratory of Thomas Gregor is seeking to an advanced imaging specialist in the Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics at Princeton University. The Gregor lab, housed in Jadwin Hall in the Department of Physics, applies advanced imaging methods and builds custom microscopes to interrogate the mechanisms of molecular development.
The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering invites applications for a technical support position in the lab of Professor Edgar Choueiri.
The Center for Health and Wellbeing(CHW) at the Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University fosters research and teaching on the multiple aspects of health and wellbeing in both developed and developing countries. The center’s goals are to understand the determinants of health and wellbeing and the role that public policy plays in shaping the quality of people’s lives, and to educate undergraduates and graduate students who aspire to careers in health and health policy.
The Seung 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 of mammalian brains. 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 reconstructions to inform specific biological experiments, enabling dramatic leaps in our understanding of brain function.
The Seung Lab is seeking a talented individual to assemble, train, and lead a group of approximately thirteen neuron tracing staff, with potential for a significantly larger effort based on the established success of the initial team. In order to be successful, the manager must have research experience in neuroanatomy, preferably in the application of electron microscopy to elucidate neurobiological function. Knowledge of mammalian brain and/or software for reconstructing objects from serial section images is strongly desired. The manager will collaborate with scientists (at Princeton and elsewhere) whose research is targeted toward understanding of specific circuits and functions in the mammalian brain, guiding their team of highly trained specialists to identify, trace, and annotate specific collections of neurons from the vast data being produced. The manager will also collaborate closely with the project teams producing the SEM data and developing the algorithms and tools that enable the work of their team.
The Princeton Neuroscience Institute has a Research Specialist position available for the Collaboration on Systems-level Mechanisms in Cognition (CoSMiC). This 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. Our project, funded by the NIH BRAIN initiative, is a collaboration between the research groups of Carlos Brody, Mark Goldman (UC Davis), Jonathan Pillow, Sebastian Seung, David Tank, Sam Wang, and Ilana Witten.
Work will be performed in conjunction with the recently established Bezos Center for Neural Circuit Dynamics. The successful candidate will work with Bezos Center management and faculty to develop and support the imaging tools and peripheral instrumentation. This is initially a one-year position with the possibility of renewal likely, based on satisfactory funding and performance. A commitment of at least two years is preferred.
Princeton University’s Innovations for Successful Societies (ISS) research program invites outstanding candidates to apply for the position of senior research specialists for the period November 2017-November 2018.
The position is based at Princeton University, with periods of travel ranging from 2 to 4 weeks for a total of roughly 12 weeks overseas in the course of a year. Overseas travel is an essential part of the job. This is a one-year, on-site, term position with the possibility of extension contingent upon satisfactory performance and continued funding.
Innovations for Successful Societies (ISS) develops case studies of institutional and policy reform. Our case studies serve reformers in developing and fragile states, those who advise them, and scholars of international development.
Each year the program focuses on four public management problems that leaders encounter in building more effective, more accountable government. ISS case studies explore the mechanics of reform to understand how success happens and how obstacles are overcome. Case studies are based on field-based interviews with those responsible for designing and implementing reform, and are written from the reformer’s point-of-view.
Please visit the ISS website at http://www.princeton.edu/successfulsocieties for examples of the program's work.