All set for a thrilling career in academic research? Here are a few resources that will help you pave your own path towards a successful career in academia:
Career in independent research:
1. The road map for early-career scientists: APractical Guide to Scientific Management for Postdocs and New Faculty, SecondEdition. This book, co-sponsored by the Burroughs Wellcome Fund and HHMI is an excellent guide for fine tuning your approach towards transitioning from postdoc to your first academic job.
2. Resources at Hopkins:
The Office of Faculty Development at Hopkins offers many courses for early scientists to develop their skills in leadership, grant writing and research, effective mentoring, work life balance and more. Contact the office for programs open to postdocs.
Professional Developmentoffice at Hopkins conducts workshops and seminars all year round for postdocs, graduate students and faculty to help them gain expertise in grant writing, writing a research CV, applying for jobs and managing a successful research career.
Career in Teaching:
Johns Hopkins has several resources for biomedical researchers who want to acquire skills for a successful career in teaching.