Research Specialist I

Princeton, NJ
Apr 08, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Requisition # 2017-7358
Department Woodrow Wilson School
Category Research and Laboratory
Date Posted 4/7/2017
Full-Time / Part-Time Full-Time
Application Deadline ..


The Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination (LISD) at the Woodrow Wilson School seeks a Research Specialist I to work in a technical support role in conjunction with the LISD team. This individual will contact and communicate with external parties and participants involved with LISD related activities, assist in coordinating working groups and interact with speakers and participants in LISD events.

This is a one year term position with an anticipated start date of June 2017.


Primary responsibilities will include:
  • Assisting with specialized research, writing, and editing of LISD documents and reports;
  • Conducting research for the director in relation to the varied LISD projects;
  • Traveling to LISD sponsored international meetings and conferences;
  • Interacting with LISD associates and coordinating student team work assignments in preparation for, during and after LISD conferences.


Bachelor's degree required, degree in social sciences preferred;

Excellent research, writing and speaking skills and the ability to appropriately interact with representatives of foreign countries and companies.

The candidate should be self-motivated, well-organized, able to meet deadlines and work well as a team member as well as independently.

Written and spoken fluency in additional languages preferred, but not required.

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

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


Physical Capacity Exam Required


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