Research Specialist I

Job description

Requisition # 2018-9257
Department Princeton Neuroscience Inst
Category Research and Laboratory
Full-Time / Part-Time Full-Time
Application Deadline


Several labs at the Princeton Neuroscience Institute are seeking a research specialist for rodent breeding. The research specialist will work closely with multiple members of each research lab to understand breeding needs and create and execute a successful breeding plan. This is a one-year term position with the possibility of renewal based on performance and funding.


The primary responsibilities of this position is to breed >20 transgenic rat and mouse lines in coordination with the BrainCOGS research labs.


  • Bachelor's degree in biology, neuroscience, psychology, or another related field is required.
  • Previous experience with rodent breeding and/or rodent handling is a major advantage and/or work in a cognitive science lab is beneficial but not necessary.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills are 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, 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: 9/13/2018
Application Due: 11/3/2018
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