Moving On

The latest installment in BWF’s Career Development Guide series is out.  Moving On:  Managing Career Transitions offers practical advice on when to recognize it’s time to take the next step in advancing your career in research. 

Science writer Karyn Hede interviewed researchers for their advice on setting a good foundation, developing research and teaching statements, networking, securing independent funding, and avoiding common mistakes.

Previous Career Development Guides include Staffing the Lab: Perspectives from Both Sides of the Bench and Communicating Science: Giving Talks (currently undergoing a second edition).  The Career Development Guide series was conceived by BWF Senior Program Officer Victoria McGovern, Ph.D.

Moving On is available at

For free copies of the Career Development Guide, please email Russ Campbell at