Making the Right Moves: A Practical Guide to Scientific Management for Postdocs and New Faculty

Making the Right Moves: A Practical Guide to Scientific Management for Postdocs and New Faculty

Based on presentations and discussions from a course developed by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and the Burroughs Wellcome Fund, Making the Right Moves: A Practical Guide to Scientific Management for Postdocs and New Faculty is an extensive collection of practical advice, experiences, and opinions from seasoned bio-medical investigators and other professionals. The material covers a range of topics, from negotiating a faculty position and staffing a laboratory, to project management, understanding technology transfer, setting up collaborations, and getting funded. The 248-page guide may be downloaded for free in its entirety or, more manageably, by chapter.