Research Specialist I

Job description

Requisition # 2018-9229
Department Princeton Neuroscience Inst
Category Research and Laboratory
Full-Time / Part-Time Part-Time
Application Deadline


The Neuroscience of Attention & Perception (NA&P) Laboratory (led by Dr. Sabine Kastner) at the Princeton Neuroscience Institute, Princeton University, is seeking an experienced research assistant to work as a part-time Research Specialist to assist in performing behavioral and brain imaging studies with child participants. The successful candidate will work in the pediatric branch of the laboratory, which studies neural mechanisms of cognition in the developing brain of neurotypical children and children with ADHD, dyslexia, dyspraxia.

This is a one-year term position with the possibility of renewal contingent upon satisfactory performance and continued funding. Applicants should include a cover letter and contact information for 3 references


The primary responsibilities of this position are to work closely with graduate students, assist with behavioral testing, MRI imaging, subject recruitment, and data analysis.


A bachelor's degree in neuroscience, biology, physics, math, computer science or a related field is required. Basic computer skills are required, programming skills are considered a significant plus. Must have excellent references that highlight the candidate's experience, organization skills, and willingness to work as part of a research team.

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: 11/5/2018
Application Due: 12/13/2018
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