Research Specialist I

Princeton, NJ
Apr 14, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Requisition # 2017-7369
Department Chemistry
Category Research and Laboratory
Date Posted 4/13/2017
Full-Time / Part-Time Full-Time
Application Deadline ..


The Princeton University Department of Chemistry seeks applicants for a Research Specialist I/II position working in the area of chemical biology. In order to apply, please submit a cover letter, resume/CV (including GPA if recent graduate), and contact information for 3 references. This position is a one-year term position, with possibility of renewal based on funding and successful performance.

Proposed Start Date: June-September 2017


Responsibilities include (but are not not limited to):

- Performing experiments and research tasks independently

- Working collaboratively with the PI and other lab reserachers

- Providing research support to the laboratory

- Ordering supplies and lab equipment

- Organizing supplies and maintaining laboratory reagent inventories


Essential Qualifications

- B.A. degree
- Prior laboratory research experience
- Highly motivated, dedicated, and problem-solving oriented
- Organized and meticulous
- Excellent communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

- Outstanding academic record with a Bachelor's degree in chemistry, molecular biology or a related field
- Experience in organic synthesis and analytical methods such as NMR, HPLC, mass spectrometry
- Experience with molecular biology techniques including PCR, gel electrophoresis, cloning, and Western Blotting

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)


Comments Related to End Date

Proposed Start Date - June-September 2017 - One year term position

Physical Capacity Exam Required


Valid Driver's License Required


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