Vanderbilt Faculty Research Scholars

At a Glance

Vanderbilt Faculty Research Scholars Application Information at a Glance

Due DatesSurvey of Intent: January 15
Application: February 15
Application length10 pages, including research proposal and career development plan
Annual salary from Faculty Research Scholars programCovers 75% of salary up to $85,0001
Departmental contribution for tuition, research, or travel support$10,000
Additional resource support from Faculty Research Scholar Program$15,000
Length of appointmentUp to 3 years, renewable annually upon satisfactory academic progress
Citizenship requirementsNone2
Doctoral degree requirementsClinical doctorate (MD, DO, DDS, PsyD, PharmD) or PhD, DrPH
Faculty appointmentMinimum: Instructor appointment
Research focusBasic, translational, or clinical
Primary mentor faculty appointment requirementPrimary mentor must be Vanderbilt faculty unless applicant is Meharry faculty, in which case primary mentor may be Meharry faculty

1 All scholars, both on the Vanderbilt University and VUMC sides, will be reimbursed for salary and supply costs based on their current salaries. Salary and research funds will be transferred as they are spent.

2 NIH-funded scholars through this mechanism must be US citizens or permanent residents. Internally funded scholars have no citizenship requirement.

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Current Scholars

Kimberly Albert, PhD
Ryan Darby, MD
David Isaacs, MD, MPH
Katherine McDonell, MD
William Nobis, MD
Naeem Patil, PhD
Anandharajan Rathinasabapathy, PhD
Medicine/Allergy, Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
Brittney Snyder, PhD
Medicine/Allergy, Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine

Mekeila Cook, PhD
Meharry/School of Graduate Studies and Research
Rogelio Coronado, PhD
Orthopedic Surgery
M. Gunes Kutlu, PhD
Mona Mashayekhi, MD, PhD
Erin Wilfong, MD