Resources for the Development
of Early-Career Scientists
Beginning scientists face a variety of challenges in launching their careers. These publications and links can help new investigators “make the right moves” and assist those who take on the important task of providing early-career researchers with scientific management training.
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MAKING THE RIGHT MOVES: A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO
SCIENTIFIC MANAGEMENT FOR POSTDOCS AND NEW FACULTY, SECOND EDITION
Based on courses held in 2002 and 2005 by the Burroughs Wellcome Fund and HHMI, this book is a collection of practical advice and experiences from seasoned biomedical investigators. New chapters are available (online only). More
TRAINING SCIENTISTS TO MAKE THE RIGHT MOVES
These publications can help universities and professional societies develop programs in scientific management. More
MORE RESOURCES FOR SCIENTIFIC MANAGEMENT TRAINING
Sample letters, checklists, evaluation forms, case studies, interactive exercises, and other training materials. More
Starting a Research Group in 1978:
Are the Lessons Still Relevant?"
Advice from HHMI President and Nobel laureate Thomas R. Cech on obtaining a faculty position and achieving tenure, leading a research team, mentoring students, balancing research and teaching, and more.