Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Research Lab Assistant for the Department of Psychology. This position will report to the principal investigator and support daily operations of the behavioral and systems neuroscience research laboratory.

Posting Number: 19TM1418

Position Status:  Full Time

Hours Per Week:  35

Daily Work Shift:  Day

FLSA:    Nonexempt

Position Salary:  $11.00/hr

Terms of Appointment: Temporary Staff Appointment - Hourly

Posting Close Date: June 7, 2019

Minimum Education and Experience

Requires a Bachelor’s degree in a scientific/technical discipline, or an equivalent combination of education and/or relevant laboratory technician or research study experience carrying out research protocols and tests, or other technical work may be substituted for the degree.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experience with transgenic mice and transgenic breeding colonies. 
  • Knowledge of Calcium imaging technique 
  • Experience with computer programming (MATLAB, Python) and/or signal processing 
  • Flexibility to work occasional evenings, weekends, or holidays.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Experience in neuroscience or biological research or a closely related field. 
  • Must also work well as a member of a collaborative team, be highly organized, have attention to detail and excellent time-management skills.

Pre-employment Screenings

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of all pre-employment screenings.

Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address:


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