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Faculty Development is responsible for initiating and implementing programs whose aim is to meet the diverse needs of the faculty of Temple University School of Medicine as they develop their careers in an academic medical center.  These programs will address objectives relative to general career growth as well as to acquisition of skills and expertise in education.



Resources for the Development of Early-Career Scientists:

Making the Right Moves: A Practical Guide to Scientific Management for Postdocs and New Faculty (PDF)

This PDF file contains a comprehensive manual, produced jointly by the Burroughs Wellcome Fund and Howard Hughes Medical Insititute, that covers many topics of interest to TUSM faculty, particularly those at the beginning of their careers.

Contents of the 267- page manual include:


Chapter 1 Obtaining and Negotiating a Faculty Position
Chapter 2 Understanding University Structure and Planning for Tenure
Chapter 3 Laboratory Leadership in Science
Chapter 4 Staffing Your Laboratory
Chapter 5 Mentoring and Being Mentored
Chapter 6 Time Management
Chapter 7 Project Management
Chapter 8 Data Management and Laboratory Notebooks
Chapter 9 Getting Funded
Chapter 10 Getting Published and Increasing Your Visibility
Chapter 11 Understanding Technology Transfer
Chapter 12 Setting Up Collaborations
Chapter 13 Teaching and Course Design

Permission to use, copy, and distribute this manual, or excerpts from it, is granted providing that: the copyright notice on page ii is included, the use is for noncommercial educational purposes, the content isn't changed in any way and no figures or images are copied without the accompanying text.

Provided those conditions are met, feel free to print out the manual for your own use, and to share it with your colleagues and postdocs.

This manual is also available online at http://www.hhmi.org/labmanagement.