Research Specialist II

Location
Princeton, NJ
Posted
Aug 09, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Requisition # 2017-7856
Department Princeton Neuroscience Inst
Category Research and Laboratory
Date Posted 8/8/2017
Full-Time / Part-Time Full-Time
Application Deadline ..

Overview

A Research Specialist position is available in the Princeton Neuroscience Institute at Princeton University. The lab focuses on the neurobiology of energy balance, with a particular focus on the molecular and neural circuit mechanisms underlying appetite and energy expenditure. The successful candidate will have had significant prior laboratory experience (both in management and experimentation).

This is a one-year position with the possibility of renewal contingent upon funding availability and performance.

Responsibilities

The successful candidate will manage day-to-day laboratory operations, as well as design and implement experiments critical to the lab including but not limited to molecular cloning, animal work, in vivo imaging, and functional manipulations of neural circuits.

Qualifications

Master's or Professional degree; or Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 3 years post-baccalaureate lab experience. The candidate must have significant experience with advanced techniques in neuroscience (stereotaxic mouse surgery, behavior, and immunohistochemistry), as well as excellent organizational skills. Significant experience in molecular biology is desired, but not required.

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, 020

Standard Weekly Hours

36.25

Eligible for Overtime

Yes

Benefits Eligible

Yes

Essential Services Personnel (see policy for detail)

No

Comments Related to End Date

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

Physical Capacity Exam Required

No

Valid Driver's License Required

No



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