Research Specialist I (Lab)

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

Requisition # 2017-7942
Department Princeton Neuroscience Inst
Category Research and Laboratory
Date Posted 2 months ago
Full-Time / Part-Time Full-Time
Application Deadline


A neuroscience lab that studies brain plasticity in experimental animals in the Princeton Neuroscience Institute at Princeton University seeks applicants for a Research Specialist position. We are looking for an enthusiastic and hard-working individual with excellent organizational skills and ability to work well with others. The successful candidate will have a willlingness to learn and acquire new skills.

This is a one-year term position with the possibility of extension contingent upon satisfactory performance and continued funding.


Responsibilities include:
  • Performing rodent surgeries
  • Behavioral tasks
  • Electrophysiology
  • Hormone assays
  • Microscopy
  • Maintaining laboratory protocols and other basic lab functions
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor's degree in neuroscience or other relevant scientific field
  • Laboratory experience working with rodents
  • Excellent references

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

One-year term, subject to renewal based on satisfactory performance and continued funding.

Physical Capacity Exam Required


Valid Driver's License Required


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