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Training materials and tools for research group leaders and other scientists
 
 
Welcome to the topic guide on lab leadership!

 

This guide provides literature and other resources for new research group leaders.

Literature

Handbooks and guides

Making the Right Moves: A Practical Guide to Scientific Management for Postdocs and New Faculty, Second Edition. Burroughs Wellcome Fund and Howard Hughes Medical Institute 2006  http://www.hhmi.org/developing-scientists/making-right-moves

Career Trends: Running Your Lab. Science 2015 http://www.sciencemag.org/booklets/career-trends-running-your-lab

Barker K. At the Helm: Leading Your Laboratory, Second Edition. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press 2010. ISBN 978-0-879698-66-9

Cohen CM. Lab Dynamics: Management Skills for Scientists, Second Edition. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press 2012. ISBN 978-1-936113-78-1

Noor MAF. You're Hired! Now What? A Guide for New Science Faculty. Oxford University Press 2012. ISBN 9780878939633

Bennett LM, Gadlin H, Levine-Finley S. Collaboration & Team Science: A Field Guide. National Institutes of Health, 2010 http://teamscience.nih.gov

 

Collections with several guides

Burroughs Wellcome Fund Career Tools

https://www.bwfund.org/career-tools

 

Jobs.ac.uk

http://www.jobs.ac.uk/careers-advice/resources/ebooks-and-toolkits

 

Science Careers

http://www.sciencemag.org/booklets

 

Journal articles

Antes A. First law of leadership: be human first, scientist second. Nature. 2018 Nov;563(7733):601. doi: 10.1038/d41586-018-07530-7. https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-07530-7

Aly M. The key to a happy lab life is in the manual. Nature. 2018 Sep;561(7721):7. doi: 10.1038/d41586-018-06167-w. https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-06167-w

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Sonja Aits
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Department of Experimental Medical Science
Cell Death and Lysosomes Group

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