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 Research Specialist I (Lab)
Institution/Organization: Princeton University
Job Location: New Jersey, U.S.A.
Contact Person: Alyen Dingding
Date Posted: March 8th, 2017
Closing Date: April 7th, 2017
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Requisition # 2017-7235
Department Psychology
Category Research and Laboratory
Date Posted 3/2/2017
Full-Time / Part-Time Full-Time
Application Deadline ..


The Department of Psychology at Princeton University invites applications for a full-time Research Specialist position. This is a one-year term position with the possibility of renewal contingent upon continued funding and satisfactory performance. The research mostly focuses on behavioral decision-making and other aspects of cognition in social contexts.


Responsibilities involve all aspects of the research process, including recruitment of participants and the collection of data (both on and off campus), data coding, entry and analysis, preparation of manuscripts for publication and other lab duties as assigned. To apply, submit cover letter, resume, and contact information for two references (preferably from labs where you have already worked).


At least two years of research experience in a psychology laboratory that involves behavioral data collection, data entry and analysis is required. Familiarity with the SPSS software package for statistical analysis is desired. Comfort in approaching and interacting with experimental subjects is a must. Strong computer skills, including programming, are preferred. Excellent organizational skills are required.

Position requires minimum BA or BS degree in Psychology or related field. Orientation to detail, conscientiousness, and genuine interest to pursue psychological research are qualities that are critical to perform well in this position.

The final candidate will be required to complete a background check successfully.

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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