Temporary - Image Analyst

Job description

Requisition # 2019-9786
Department Princeton Neuroscience Inst
Category Research and Laboratory
Full-Time / Part-Time Temporary
Application Deadline 2/11/2019


Image Analyst

The Seung Lab is looking for bright, energetic, and rad people to join our neuroscience lab as image analysts. What is key is an interest in scientific innovation and an appreciation for gaming. The Seung Lab is trying to tease apart the mysteries of neuroscience by leading the charge into connectomics.

The successful assistant will be involved with the annotation of brain images from serial electron microscopy. The assistants will use custom computer software to assemble 3D reconstructions of neurons from fragments and then use Photoshop-style computer software to color interiors of neural cross sections in images, and color locations of synapses. Applicants are recommend to the play the game www.eyewire.org and include their username and scores in the application.

The lab maintains an atmosphere that is relaxed, friendly, and permeated by a slightly dark sense of humor. The position includes flexible, student-friendly work hours, fair compensation, and the warm satisfaction of working FOR SCIENCE!



  • Reconstruct 3D models of neurons
  • Generate data to train our artificial intelligence
  • Beta test new lab software


  • Excellent visuospatial skills for 3D gameplay
  • Good visuospatial skills and ease with point-and-click computer interface similar to image editing and computer games.
  • Good oral & written communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment.
  • Prior work experience as an Image Analyst.

Be advised that you will be contacted only if there is further interest in your application. Your candidate dashboard may not display status updates for this requisition.

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

TMP, 001

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: 1/12/2019
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