Research Specialist for the Social Neuroscience Lab at Princeton University

Full-time Research Specialist Position: The Princeton Social Neuroscience Lab

The Princeton Social Neuroscience Lab is seeking a full-time research specialist to begin Summer 2019. The lab uses functional neuroimaging, behavioral techniques, and machine learning to study thought, social cognition, and imagination.

The successful candidate will assist with all aspects of research, including (1) developing materials and programming experiments, (2) recruiting and testing human subjects, (3) analyzing behavioral, web scraped, and fMRI data, and (4) miscellaneous research support (e.g., literature searches, IRB management, manuscript and grant preparation, general lab duties).

Essential qualifications:

– Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Cognitive Science, Neuroscience, Computer Science, Statistics, Engineering, Math, or related fields

– Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills

– Research experience in psychology or neuroscience

– Programming, statistical, and/or web development experience (e.g. Matlab, Python, Javascript, R, shell scripting, etc.)

To apply, please fill out the application form here. Review of applications will begin immediately and proceed on a rolling basis.

This position is subject to the University’s background check policy. Princeton University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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