The Vanderbilt Program in Research Administration Development (VPRAD) Level 1 is recruiting candidates for its 28th cohort, which begins in August. Are you ready to join us?
What is VPRAD?
VPRAD is a short-term (~3 months), intensive educational experience for staff members who want to learn more about the Vanderbilt Research Enterprise.
Level 1 is designed for folks who have some experience in an aspect of research-related administration, but who would like to learn more.
Who should attend VPRAD?
VPRAD is appropriate for anyone who works in a:
What is Included in VPRAD?
VPRAD includes a broad-based curriculum that is intended to introduce concepts and terms within research administration, including support and compliance in the research enterprise and elements of both pre- and post-award for grants and contracts.
You can expect:
How do I apply for VPRAD?
Submit your application here! The deadline for submissions is Thursday January 17th!
Is there a cost to attend VPRAD?
There is a one-time $150 fee for VUMC employees to attend the VPRAD Level 1 Program (due at orientation on January 31st).
How can I learn more about VPRAD?
For more information on VPRAD, you can register for VPRAD Level 0 which is offered