This book is a resource for postdoctoral and early-career faculty on crucial aspects of directing and managing a research lab. An initiative of the Burroughs Wellcome Fund and HHMI, Making the Right Moves covers diverse topics such as applying for faculty jobs, laboratory leadership, staffing, getting funded, time management, and setting up collaborations. This book is also an excellent reference for advanced doctoral students interested in improving their research management skills, for both academic and non-academic settings.
Used by the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs Scientific Management Series, the entire PDF book as well as individual chapters can be downloaded for free on the HHMI website. A Chinese translation is also available.