Research Specialist I, Princeton Neuroscience Institute (Princeton, NJ)


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 hardworking 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.


The position will primarily involve the following responsibilities:

  • 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


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

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