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Resources for Early-Career Scientists

November 24, 2014

Based on a workshop series sponsored by Burroughs Wellcome and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, “Making the Right Moves: a Practical Guide to Scientific Management for Postdocs and New Faculty,” 2nd edition, is available to be downloaded free of charge at http://www.hhmi.org/programs/resources-early-career-scientist-development/making-right-moves.  The entire book may be downloaded or users may opt to download only individual chapters.  Contents are as follows:

  • Obtaining & Negotiating a Faculty Position
  • Understanding University Structure & Planning for Tenure
  • Laboratory Leadership in Science
  • Staffing Your Laboratory
  • Monitoring and Being Monitored
  • Time Management
  • Project Management
  • Data Management & Laboratory Notebooks
  • Getting Funded
  • Getting Published & Increasing Your Visibility
  • Understanding Technology Transfer
  • Setting Up Collaborations
  • Teaching & Course Design