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Thanks for your interest in joining our lab! At the Princeton Social Neuroscience Lab, we believe that our science is better with a diverse team. We embrace and encourage our lab members’ differences in age, color, disability, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender identity or expression, language, national origin, ability, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, veteran status, and other characteristics that make our lab members who they are.

We're Hiring! Full-Time Research Specialist

The Princeton Social Neuroscience Lab seeks a full-time research specialist to begin Summer 2023. The lab uses functional neuroimaging, behavioral techniques, and machine learning to study social interaction, social cognition, and spontaneous thought.

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
- Programming, statistical, and/or web development experience (e.g., Python, R, JavaScript, etc.)
- Research experience in psychology or neuroscience
- Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills

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

Post-Doctoral Fellows 

Feel free to send an inquiry to Dr. Tamir ([email protected]) about post-doc opportunities by sending a CV and a cover letter indicating relevant experience and interests.

Undergraduate Research Assistants

We are always looking for motivated research assistants to join the lab!

Interested in joining as a JP student, a thesis student, or a volunteer research assistant? Please complete this application

Interested in joining us as a work-study research assistant? See job posting #7183 here.

Graduate Students

Thank you for your interest in the Princeton Psychology or Princeton Neuroscience Institute graduate program. The lab will consider applicants for the 2022-23 cycle. I am open to serving as a primary or secondary advisor to an incoming graduate student. Feel free to include me in your application as one of the faculty with whom you are interested in working. The strongest applicants will be able to draw connections to the work of multiple faculty in the department, and have at least a year of experience working in a research lab. In fairness to all applicants, I refrain from having personal meetings with prospective students prior to the application deadline.