The REC scholar program is seeking late post-doctoral or early junior-faculty candidates. The goal of the program is to enhance the development of future research leaders in ADRD research. All applicants should review the following requirements before formally applying to the program.

This program does not provide salary support but does provide potential funds for travel, didactic coursework, and other miscellaneous training needs. Applicants will need to demonstrate that they have protected time to carry out their research project and engage in training.

Applicant Eligibility

  • Applicants should be appointed at the Instructor or Assistant Professor level. Post-Doctoral candidates who are approaching the start of their independent career in Alzheimer disease and related disorders will also be considered.
  • Applicants must be able to commit 50% effort to research training with funding from
    departmental support or other training award such as a T32 or KL2, or an independent career development award
  • Applicants must be US citizens, non-citizen nationals or have permanent residence

Application Requirements

All applications for the REC program must include the following:

  • Completed online application form with the following, mandatory attachments:
    • Current CV
    • Two letters of recommendation; one of which must be from a current mentor
    • Personal statement regarding goals in ADRD research
    • One-page research concept proposal
    • Letter of support from department chair stating support for 50% research effort.
  • Scholars will be required to identify an approved REC Mentor on the application.

Application Form & Deadlines

The Knight ADRC call for applicants for an appointment period of February 1st, 2022 – January 31st, 2023 is currently CLOSED.

Contact Melissa Schicker:
Knight ADRC Research Education Component Administrator