The Yale Child Study Center is a leading institution for the study of human development, from pre-natal neural networks to children and adolescents affected by a wide range of psychiatric disorders and social disabilities. Our postgrad page is regularly updated with opportunities for postgrads to work on basic science in genetics, stem cells, and mice, neurodevelopmental research using multiple imaging methods to observe the brain, data analysis for healthcare quality measures, preschool training, and policy work.
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Postgraduate Research Associate - Chung Lab
A post-undergraduate research associate position is available in the basic science laboratory studying ion channels and reproductive physiology (www.jeanjuchunglab.org). The appointee will assist the principal investigator and work with a post-doctoral associate in multiple aspects of the research project. These include: 1. Genotyping mice carrying mutations in genes that encode sperm-specific calcium channel and other fertility molecules; 2. Performing functional assays and molecular imaging to characterize successful mammalian fertilization and reproduction. The research associate will gain knowledge in gamete biology and skills in molecular & cellular biology, mouse genetics and genome editing, and advanced imaging.
Highly motivated and organized individuals with a Bachelor’s Degree (or Bachelor’s candidates) in Biological Sciences, Biochemistry, or Physics with demonstrated academic achievement are encourage to apply. Strong work ethic is a must and past experience in basic science research with mouse genetics or other molecular and cellular experience are preferred.
To apply, please send (1) a cover letter that describes what you did, and your motivation to apply, (2) a CV, and (3) 2-3 names of references to Jean-Ju Chung at firstname.lastname@example.org
Position: Postgraduate Associate, Sustaining Family Forests Initiative, Global Institute of Sustainable Forestry, Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies
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Yale Medicine, Section of Nephrology, is seeking a Postgraduate Associate to work in a research laboratory focused on vascular and kidney tissue engineering. The associate will work directly with the principal investigator, Dr. William G. Chang, and will learn research techniques, critical thinking, and problem solving skills valuable for future careers in academic or commercial scientific research and/or clinical medicine. Prior laboratory bench research experience and a science undergraduate background are preferred but not required. If interested, please send letter of interest and resume to Dr. Chang (email@example.com).
Postgraduate associate training positions in clinical research available for 1-2 years in the Department of Internal Medicine within the Section of Cardiology. The projected start date is June 2017. The lab has several ongoing observational and interventional clinical research studies focusing on better understanding heart-kidney interactions in patients with heart failure. This position is a wonderful opportunity for someone interested in learning clinical research methodologies.
Postgraduates will have the opportunity to interact with both patients and healthcare professionals in hospital, clinic and laboratory settings. Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: assistance in clinical data collection, data quality management, recruiting and interacting with hospital patients for clinical studies, performing experiments, developing presentations, biospecimen processing, and reporting at team meetings. There is also an opportunity to participate in manuscript preparation and sub-studies.
Qualifications include completion of the pre-medical curriculum and/or BA/BS in the life sciences. Prior experience in a research lab or hospital is preferred but not required. We seek candidates with a strong desire to contribute to patient-oriented research.
The lab is composed of a great group of physicians, research fellows, nurses, and study coordinators under Principal Investigator Jeffrey Testani. Interested applicants should send their resume with cover letter to Keyanna Jackson (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Devin Mahoney (email@example.com).