A full-time clinical research opportunity is available at Yale University School of Medicine for projects related to stress, trauma, health behaviors such as alcohol intake, marijuana use, neuropsychiatric disorders and neuroimaging research. Research involves investigating prevention and treatment approaches to maladaptive stress coping, building resilience, identifying neural and biobehavioral dysfunction related to chronic stress, trauma and substance use, utilizing a combination of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) and other techniques such as cognitive, cardiac and hormonal monitoring in healthy individuals as well as those who use cannabis, alcohol, other substance use and those with a history of neuropsychiatric disorders.
– Bachelor’s or Master’s degree (related fields such as pre-medical, psychology, neuroscience,
biology, computer science, or other fields with relevant experience)
– Academic excellence
– Strong computer and data organization skills
– Comfortable with various software packages (MS word, excel, powerpoint etc)
– Motivated to learn more about medical and biological research
– Good interpersonal and communication skills
– Subject recruitment and data management
– Opportunities to work with healthy individuals and clinical patients.
– Assist in a study using mindfulness interventions
– Neuroimaging data collection and analysis
– Experimental cognitive, physiological, real world smartphone based data collection and analysis
We seek to fill the position immediately.
Interested candidates should send a statement of purpose and curriculum vitae to Dr. Rajita Sinha, Foundations Fund Professor of Psychiatry (email@example.com). http://psychiatry.yale.edu/stresscenter/
Start date: Immediate