Cardiology (Heart Failure): Postgraduate associate training positions in laboratory and clinical research available for 1 year with a possibility for extension within the Department of Internal Medicine (Section of Cardiology) at Yale University School of Medicine.
This hybrid position includes approximately 80% laboratory and 20% clinical time. Requirements for the position include a BA/BS. Candidates with prior experience in a research laboratory are preferred. This is a full-time, paid position with insurance benefits and is available for start in May/June. The position involves participation in several aspects of research and an opportunity to learn and work with the state-of-the-art instrumentation, high throughput processing and novel technologies/processes of a translational research program. Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: performing experiments, biospecimen collection and processing, maintenance of inventory, preparation of stock solutions, operation and maintenance of instruments, developing presentations, contributing to the authorship of abstracts and manuscripts, and presenting at research meetings. The ideal candidates should have the ability to follow oral directions, interpret written protocols precisely, effectively manage time and meet deadlines, and be reliable and accountable for their work. Skills in basic computer applications such as Microsoft Office are required. Qualifications include successful completion of a pre-med curriculum and/or BA/BS in the life sciences by June 2020. Prior experience in a research lab or hospital is preferred but not required. There is a preference for applicants willing to commit to 2 years. We seek candidates with a strong desire to contribute to patient-oriented research. Our research team is composed of a great group of physicians, research fellows, nurses, and study coordinators under Principal Investigator Jeffrey Testani, MD, MTR. Interested applicants should send a resume with cover letter to Devin Mahoney (firstname.lastname@example.org).