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

Based on workshops co-sponsored by the Burroughs Wellcome Fund and HHMI, this book is a collection of practical advice and experiences from seasoned biomedical investigators and includes chapters on laboratory leadership, getting funded, project management, and teaching and course design.

Download individual chapters or the full publication in pdf. Chinese translation available. 

Chapters include "Laboratory and Leadership in Science," "Staffing Your Laboratory," "Data Management and Laboratory Notebooks" and "Understanding Technology Transfer."

Downloadable Addendum: Writing a Letter of Recommendation

Downloadable Addendum: How to be a Member of an R01 NIH Study Section

Learning Objectives: 

Obtaining and negotiating a faculty position
Planning for tenure
Laboratory leadership
Setting up and staffing a laboratory
Time and project management
Data management

Competencies: 
Study Design
Leadership
Implementation
Team Science
Target Learners: 
Researchers
Clinical Research Professionals
Postdoctoral Scholars



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