Avery August offers practical advice for those starting their first junior faculty position. From obtaining regulatory approvals to hiring people for your lab, he discusses the things you should do before and soon after starting a junior faculty position. August also suggests that you understand the expectations for tenure and service at your institution and that you manage your time, budget and responsibilities. With these tips, you are on the road to building a productive lab.
This video was produced and brought to you by iBiology in partnership with the National Research and Mentoring Network (NRMN).
When Avery August was a teenager, he moved with his family from Belize to Los Angeles. Unhappy with high school in Los Angeles, August quit and instead completed his GED. He spent two years at community college before transferring to California State University in Los Angeles. Supportive mentors at CSU gave August a chance to… Continue Reading