Research Specialist I (full-time)

Job description

Requisition # 2018-8412
Department Princeton Neuroscience Inst
Category Research and Laboratory
Full-Time / Part-Time Full-Time
Application Deadline 3/16/2018


The Hasson lab in the Princeton Neuroscience Institute has an opportunity available for a research assistant. The Hasson lab is part of an exciting and growing trend in neuroscience that studies the neural activity that drives human behavior under natural and realistic conditions. Among other things, the candidate will work with ECoG data and machine learning algorithms on one of our flagship projects.

Applications should include a cover letter indicating why you would like the job and what you will bring to the lab, a CV, and a list of at least two references. For further information please contact Ariel Goldstein at [email protected] The term of this appointment is one year, with the possibility of renewal based upon satisfactory performance and funding.


The primary duties of the research assistant will be focused on this specific project working with ECoG data from the epilepsy unit at NYU Medical Center in Manhattan. This will include collecting, pre-processing, and analyzing brain data.

An ideal candidate will be energetic, self-motivating, and comfortable working independently or with a team in a flexible and fast-paced work environment.


A bachelor's degree in neuroscience, psychology, computer science, or another related field is required.

Prior experience with ECoG, programming (matlab, python), and/or work in a cognitive science lab is beneficial but not necessary.

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


Comments Related to End Date

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

Physical Capacity Exam Required


Valid Driver's License Required


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Posted: 2/1/2018
Application Due: 3/17/2018
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