As the academic year comes to life, there's plenty of advice out there for new PIs. DrugMonkey says new profs need to snag a lab tech before finding a postdoc -- scutwork is no longer your job, says the post, and techs are generally around longer. As a PI, you'll also be attending meetings and Juniorprof says a PI's role there is different than a postdoc's. PIs need to recruit young up-and-comers to the lab and must exude leadership as they make connections in academia and industry.
Yes, They Are Talking to You
Aug 26, 2008