Research Specialist I

Location
New Jersey, United States
Posted
01 Oct 2020
End of advertisement period
01 Dec 2020
Ref
11985
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Department   Princeton Neuroscience Inst
Category   Research and Laboratory
Full-Time / Part-Time   Full-Time
Name of Lab   Gould Lab

Overview

The Gould lab, a neuroscience lab that studies brain plasticity in experimental animals in the Princeton Neuroscience Institute at Princeton University, seeks a full-time Research Specialist to assist with on-going experiments. We are looking for an enthusiastic and hard-working individual with excellent organizational skills and ability to work well with others. The successful candidate will have a willingness to learn and acquire new skills.

This is a one-year term position with the possibility of extension contingent upon successful performance and continued funding.

Responsibilities

The position will primarily involve the following responsibilties:

  • Rodent work (i.e., surgery, behavior, handling, breeding, etc.)
  • Immunofluorescence, confocal and electron microscopy
  • Histology
  • Electrophysiology
  • Hormone assays
  • Data analysis 
  • Maintaining laboratory protocols and other basic lab functions

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in neuroscience or other relevant scientific field
  • Laboratory experience working with rodents
  • Excellent references

This position is subject to the University'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

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