Call for Post-doctoral Fellow Nominations for the 
Vanderbilt Interdisciplinary Training Program
in Alzheimer’s Disease (T32)

Program Mission

The Vanderbilt Interdisciplinary Training Program in Alzheimer’s Disease is designed to provide intensive and structured translational research training for a new cadre of talented interdisciplinary scientists. Due to the heterogeneous nature of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, advances in prevention, detection, and intervention would benefit from innovative translational research efforts that address multiple pathways of injury and overlapping pathological processes.

Application Instructions

We are soliciting post-doctoral nominations for an immediate appointment. Once selected, the post-doctoral fellow may be supported for a total of 3 years with continued good standing in the program.

The nomination package should include the following items:

  • Letter of nomination from the applicant’s primary mentor, including a summary of the candidate’s research interests and career goals and potential project ideas to be conducted during the training period. The letter should explicitly indicate how the proposed research is relevant to Alzheimer’s disease, neurodegeneration, or cerebrovascular disease.
  • Applicant’s current curriculum vita.
  • Applicant’s transcript(s) of all graduate studies.

The nomination packet should be emailed no later than Friday, December 18th, 2020 to Angela Jefferson, PhD ( and Avery Haller, MPH ( 

Please contact Dr. Jefferson with any questions (