Research Specialist I (Lab)

Job description

Requisition # 2018-8607
Department Psychology
Category Research and Laboratory
Full-Time / Part-Time Full-Time
Application Deadline


The Department of Psychology at Princeton University invites applications for a full-time Research Specialist position. This is a one-year position with possibility of renewal based on funding and work performance. The position involves conducting research on behavioral decision-making and on cognition in social contexts.


As part of the lab, the research specialist will assist with different aspects of research, including literature reviews, recruitment of participants and the collection of behavioral data (both on and off campus), data coding, entry and analysis, preparation of manuscripts for publication and administrative lab duties. To apply, submit cover letter and resume.


At least one year of research experience in a psychology laboratory that involved behavioral data collection, data entry and analysis constitute key assets. Familiarity with the SPSS software package for statistical analysis is desired. Strong computer skills, including programming, are preferred. Position requires minimum BA or BS degree in Psychology or related field. Orientation to detail, conscientiousness, and genuine interest to pursue psychological research are qualities that are critical to perform well in this position.

Applications will be evaluated beginning May 15.

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

This is a one year term position with the possibility of renewal

Physical Capacity Exam Required


Valid Driver's License Required


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Posted: 3/29/2018
Application Due: 5/28/2018
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