Research Technician – Dalton Lab

The Monell Chemical Senses Center was founded in 1968 as the world’s first nonprofit scientific institute devoted exclusively to basic research on the chemical senses: taste, smell, and chemosensory irritation. Research at Monell contributes to a wide range of scientific and practical knowledge. With more than fifty Ph.D.-level scientists, the Center is making major progress toward understanding how the chemical senses function and their importance in everyday life. The Center is located in the University City area of Philadelphia.

The Dalton Lab is looking for a new Research Technician. Training will be provided and specific tasks will be tailored to the lab’s current needs and your abilities. For more information please visit for more lab-specific details.

Principal Responsibilities

  • Recruiting and testing subjects.
  • Stimuli preparation.
  • Ordering supplies.
  • Management and organization of data.
  • General lab maintenance.


  • BA/BS in Psychology or related field (biology) is required.
  • Occasional evening hours are required for subject testing.
  • Prior experience working with human subjects is preferred.
  • Proficiency in R
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Application Instructions

Please email your resume and contact information for three references to

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