Research Description: Our research focuses on using advanced brain imaging modalities such as functional MRI and magnetic resonance spectroscopy coupled with classic investigative techniques in metabolism to understand the effects of diabetes and obesity on the brain.
Position Description: This position for a full-time post-graduate research associate is sponsored by an investigator in the Department of Endocrinology at the Yale School of Medicine. The position is ideal for an individual interested in pursuing a career in medicine and would like to gain experience working in clinical research. The position will require excellent people skills as applicant will be working directly with research participants in clinical settings including inpatient and outpatient clinics as well as MRI settings. Activities would include assisting in MRI based research studies, coordinating research subject visits, subject recruitment, research sample collection, data entry, data analysis, and questionnaire administration. The research associate would gain valuable experience in a clinical setting while learning about all aspects of clinical research. The research associate will work closely directly with the PI as well as other study physicians, nurses and staff. Depending on level of involvement, the research associate will have the opportunity to be a co-author on publications as well as present at national conferences.