Research Specialist I

Job description

Requisition # 2018-8984
Department Princeton Neuroscience Inst
Category Research and Laboratory
Full-Time / Part-Time Full-Time
Application Deadline


The Princeton Neuroscience Institute has a Research Specialist I position available with Professor Michael Berry. The research specialist will collaborate with postdoctoral research fellows in the lab on specific scientific projects related to the tests of temporal sequence processing in the primary visual cortex. The successful applicant will be an energetic, self-directed learner with a strong background in optical imaging methods, previous research experience in neuroscience, and familiarity with Matlab or Igor. The position will begin in July 2018. This is a one-year term position with the possibility of renewal based on funding and performance.


Responsibilities include conducting 2-photon optical imaging experiments with awake, head-fixed mice, mouse behavioral experiments, and analysis of this data.


  • A bachelors or masters degree in neuroscience is required, along with previous research experience involving electrophysiology methods.
  • A strong background in optical imaging methods.
  • Familiarity with Matlab or Igor.
  • This position is subject to the Univerity's background check policy.

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)


Physical Capacity Exam Required


Valid Driver's License Required


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Posted: 7/6/2018
Application Due: 8/25/2018
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