March 7, 2017

Vanderbilt Genomic Medicine Training Program: post doctoral fellowship opportunity

The Vanderbilt Genomic Medicine (VGM) Training Program is now accepting applications for the 2017 postdoctoral fellowship. VGM includes a major focus in pharmacogenomics, precision phenotyping, medical informatics and disease-based genomics. For more information, please go HERE.

The program has 29 highly collaborative and well-funded faculty preceptors who team to provide both basic and clinical research training opportunities to both Ph.D.-level and M.D.-level postdoctoral fellows. Trainees will participate in rotations, internships, seminars, journal clubs and retreats and interact with other trainees and faculty. In addition, trainees will receive RCR training, high-standard Individual Development Plans (IDP) and the Career Development programs. 

Applicants must have been awarded a doctorate in biomedical sciences, medicine or a related field. Some experience in computer science, statistics, informatics and/or genetics is recommended, but not required. 

Anyone interested in being considered must submit the following (in PDF format) to Janey Wang ( by 5 p.m. on Monday, April 3.

  1. 1-page personal research statement
  2. Letter of recommendation
  3. CV or biosketch
  4. Unofficial transcripts

Submissions should reference the program name in the subject line of the email.

If you have any questions about the VGM program, please contact Janey Wang (, project manager, Center for Precision Medicine, in the Department of Biomedical Informatics.