[visionlist] Research technician position- Princeton University

Mark A. Pinsk mpinsk at gmail.com
Tue Mar 6 16:53:26 -05 2018

The Neuroscience of Attention & Perception (NA&P) Laboratory (led by Dr.
Sabine Kastner) at the Princeton Neuroscience Institute, Princeton
University, is seeking an experienced research technician to work as a
full-time Research Specialist to assist researchers performing non-human
primate (NHP) studies. The successful candidate will work in the NHP branch
of the laboratory, which studies neural mechanisms of cognition in the
primate brain using a wide range of experimental neuroscience techniques,
including electrophysiological recordings, micro-stimulation, MR imaging,
and behavioral approaches. We are seeking an extremely motivated candidate
who is interested in both animal care and scientific research.

The primary responsibilities of this position are to work closely with
postdoctoral researchers and graduate students to train macaques on
behavioral/cognitive tasks, assist with MRI imaging and surgical
procedures, and manage the animal colony (in close collaboration with the
veterinary staff). Secondary responsibilities include: maintaining and
ordering lab supplies/equipment; maintaining animal and biosafety records
and working closely with the lab on day-to-day operations.

A bachelor’s degree in neuroscience, biology, physics, math, computer
science or a related field is required.
Basic computer skills are required, programming skills are considered a
significant plus.
Must have excellent references that highlight the candidate’s experience,
organization skills, and willingness to work as part of a research team.
Preferred candidates will have extensive animal husbandry experience (³2
years). In particular, previous experience with non-human primates is
highly desirable
Preferred candidates will also have their aLAT, LAT, or LATg certification.
This position is subject to the University's background policy.

Details may be found here: http://bit.ly/2HbSwEh
Requisition number: 2018-8547

*Mark Pinsk, Ph.D.* | *Princeton** University *| Senior Professional
Specialist, Princeton Neuroscience Institute | Co-Director, Neuroscience of
Attention & Perception Laboratory | (609) 258-8318 | mpinsk at princeton.edu
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