V-STTaR K12 in Implementation Research

Nov 9,2017 | Consortium_staff Fellowships

LOI due date: Reviewing submissions on a rolling basis
Location: Nashville, TN

The Vanderbilt Scholars in T4 Translational Research (V-STTaR) K12 Program is an NIH-funded research training program dedicated to developing independent investigators capable of addressing major gaps that exist in the widespread implementation of proven interventions into practice to improve patient care in heart, lung, blood, and sleep (HLBS) disorders. Scholars will receive up to 3 years training with: dedicated career development time (75% protected time for research and training); individualized career development; didactic education; and mentored implementation research. The start date of the program is September 1, 2018.

Eligibility requirements:

  • MD or PhD in the health sciences (e.g., nursing, psychology, social work, biomedical informatics, pharmacy etc.)
  • Completed postgraduate training (including clinical or postdoctoral fellowship training if applicable)
  • Qualify for a faculty position at Vanderbilt or Meharry
  • Must be able to devote 75% of full-time effort to research and career development
  • US citizen or non-citizen national, or have been admitted for permanent residence at time of faculty appointment
  • No previous NIH career development awards


Letters of Intent are now being accepted, with applicant submissions being reviewed on a rolling basis. Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

Please visit the V-STTaR webpage for additional information, a recorded webinar, and application instructions.