Because of concerns about the effects of the increasing age of first grant on the careers of academic scientists and their ability to undertake high-risk research, the NIH has asked the National Academies to recommend mechanisms to foster the independence of new investigators in biomedical research.
Call Number: James Branch Cabell Library General Collection Q180.57 .B37 2010
Publication Date: 2010-04-13
In the second edition of this book, Kathy Barker has substantially revised the text, offering PIs advice on adapting to the changes and challenges that the years have brought. New topics include collaboration contracts, performance evaluations, communicating with non-scientists, tips for succeeding on the tenure track, and professional development.
Call Number: James Branch Cabell Library General Collection Q147 .L52 2014
Publication Date: 2013-11-28
Can technical paradigms help managers lead technical companies? In Managing and Leading for Science Professionals, Bertrand Liang explains that they can, as he explores real issues of importance for technical students and managers who want to move into leadership positions.
Call Number: James Branch Cabell Library General Collection Q147 .S64 2009
Publication Date: 2009-07-23
This is a hands-on guide for graduate students and young researchers wishing to perfect the practical skills needed for a successful research career.
The National Research Mentoring Network provides mentoring resources for faculty and students at any stage of their career. Start here to find resources about how to be a good mentor, how to find great mentees, and utilize the NRMN network to connect with colleagues and find a mentor for yourself!
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