From Postdoc to PI

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Yesterday, you were an accomplished postdoc. Today, as you open the door to your very own — very empty — lab, you've suddenly become a principal investigator. And soon, you'll become "a manager and a mentor and an advisor and a cheerleader and all these other things," said Emmitt Jolly from Case Western Reserve University during a career symposium hosted by New York University in November. As academic faculty, he added, "you're running a small business."

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