Research Specialist I

Princeton, NJ
Apr 21, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Requisition # 2017-7396
Department Princeton Neuroscience Inst
Category Research and Laboratory
Date Posted 4/20/2017
Full-Time / Part-Time Full-Time
Application Deadline ..


The Princeton Neuroscience Institute has a Research Specialist I position available in the lab of Professor Ken Norman. The research specialist will be assisting with new NIH-funded studies of how neural representations change as a function of learning. Depending on qualifications/interest, the research specialist may also assist with developing computational models of learning using deep neural networks. For more information on Professor Norman's lab, see Questions should be directed to Professor Norman at This is a one-year term position with the possibility of renewal based of satisfactory performance and continued funding.

Applications should include a cover letter, a CV, and a list of at least two potential referees. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.


Responsibilities encompass a wide range of tasks, including designing, programming, and executing behavioral, EEG, and fMRI experiments, data analysis, subject recruitment, and some administrative work.


Required: Bachelor's degree in psychology, neuroscience, computer science, or a related quantitative field (e.g., physics, engineering)

Preferred Qualifications: Familiarity with machine learning methods for neural data analysis and strong programming skills

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


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Comments Related to End Date

This is a one year term position, with the possibility of renewal based on funding and satisfactory performance.

Physical Capacity Exam Required


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