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Leading your Research Team in Science

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  • Date Published: December 2018
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  • isbn: 9781108756266

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  • Team leaders should be full of ideas for new research projects and inspire a research group to achieve great results. This practical guide for team leaders, and those who aspire to become team leader, offers a unique approach to help readers develop research and become a more independent and productive investigator. Readers can learn how to recruit and develop talented team members, how to negotiate contracts and manage projects, and how to create wider visibility and publicity for their science. From human resources and project finances, legal affairs and knowledge transfer to public engagement and media performance, the book provides guidance to enhance skills and combine them with those of support staff on the road to success. With numerous valuable tips, real-life stories and practical exercises, this must-read guide provides everything needed to take responsibility for leading research teams. This title is available as Open Access via Cambridge Core.

    • The third part of a trilogy for early career researchers at work, providing a valuable guide to the business of running a research lab and how to build a career as an independent investigator
    • Covers all key topics relevant to an early-career scientist, including open access, open science, citizen science, reproducibility of research, codes of conduct for good research practices, preparing team members for a career inside or outside academia
    • This title is also available as Open Access via Cambridge Core
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    Product details

    • Date Published: December 2018
    • format: Adobe eBook Reader
    • isbn: 9781108756266
    • contains: 21 b/w illus.
    • availability: This ISBN is for an eBook version which is distributed on our behalf by a third party.
  • Table of Contents

    Part I. Team:
    1. Introduction
    2. Scout
    3. Select
    4. Prepare
    5. Advance
    Part II. Organization:
    6. Introduction
    7. Human Resources
    8. Financial affairs
    9. Legal affairs
    10. Patent affairs
    Part III. Society:
    11. Introduction
    12. Open science
    13. Citizen science
    14. Media
    15. Web profile.

  • Author

    Ritsert C. Jansen, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, The Netherlands
    Ritsert C. Jansen is Professor of Bioinformatics and 'Dean of Talent Development' at the Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, The Netherlands. He aims to help his early-career colleagues by sharing his own experiences as a researcher. He wrote the book Developing a Talent for Science (Cambridge, 2011) about the life of modern scientists in today's academic environment. He subsequently published his book Funding your career in Science (Cambridge, 2013) about how to attain research grants. This third book Leading Your Research Team in Science completes the trilogy.

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