Research Specialist I

Princeton, NJ
Jan 30, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Princeton University

Princeton Neuroscience Inst - 24400  

Position Summary
The Neuroscience of Cognitive Control Lab at Princeton University (PI: Jonathan Cohen) is currently seeking two full-time research assistants.
Our lab explores the cognitive, computational and neural bases of cognitive control. For background information about the lab, please see:
Primary responsibilities for this position will include: a) recruitment and testing of human subjects; b) assisting with the design, implementation, and analysis of human behavioral and neuroimaging experiments; and c) managing day to day lab business.

These positions are ideal for motivated college graduates who are thinking of applying to graduate school in psychology / neuroscience.  

Essential Qualifications
B.S., B.A. or equivalent required in Psychology, Neuroscience, Computer Science, or related field.

Applicants must be able to work in MRI environments (i.e., cannot have MR-unsafe metal implants or other medical safety exclusions.)

The final candidate will be required to complete a background check successfully.  

Preferred Qualifications
Previous experience with conducting independent research, computer programming, computational modeling, and analyzing human behavioral or neuroimaging data is highly desired although not necessarily required.  

Directory Title
Research Specialist I  
Job Function
Technical Support  
RSP 010  
Standard Hours
Full Time  
Actual Hours per Week, if casual hourly
Pay Rate, if Casual Hourly
Work Schedule, if other than standard hours
Eligible for Overtime
Benefits Eligible
Union Code
Not Applicable  
Education Required
Bachelor's Degree  
Application Deadline
Open Until Filled or See Position Summary.
Instructions for Applying
Documents which can be associated with this posting
Cover Letter  
Proposed Start Date
End Date, if a Term Appointment
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EEO Statement
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  


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