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Shared Research Resources
Best Practices in Management and Administration
1st Edition - June 1, 2024
Editors: Andrew Vinard, Julie Auger, Joshua Z. Rappoport
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Shared Research Resources: Best Practices in Management and Administration brings together best practices and case studies from research institutions around the world. Covering all areas of management, with examples and applications specific to the research environment, this is the perfect reference to build managerial skills.The book is organized in seven parts. The first part is dedicated to introducing Shared Research Resources (SRR) management. The second part covers all aspects of staffing. Part three contains complete coverage of operations, including service development, instrument procurement, marketing, management software, customer support, safety, maintenance and repair. Part four is dedicated to fiscal management, budgeting, and reporting. Part five covers strategic management. Part six is devoted to the sustainability of the core facility. The final part covers assessment, including annual reports, program reviews, and audits.Shared Research Resources: Best Practices in Management and Administration is a complete reference targeted at SRR managers and staff who need to keep updated with current best practices and case studies. It is also important reading for research institution managers and function leaders.
Shares best practices and case studies on shared research resources management from leading institutions around the globe
Provides theory and practical advice on all main management areas, with direct application to SRR management
Serves as course material or self-learning guide
Current and aspiring Shared Research Resource staff, managers, and directors, Institutional Shared Research Resource administrators
Part I: Introduction to SRR Management
1. Introduction to Core Facilities and Shared Research Resources Management/Administration (i.e. Mission and Vision of Cores)
Part II: Personnel
2. Staff training
3. Professional development
4. Core specific career paths
5. Diversity Equity Inclusion
Part III: Operations
1. Service development and evolution
2. Instrument procurement
4. Core management software options
5. Customer service and engagement
6. Rigor and Reproducibility
7. Lab safety
8. Maintenance and repair
Part IV: Fiscal Management
1. Uniform Guidance and other regulations (US OMB focus)
4. Rate development and compliance with federal guidance
5. Annual financial reporting
Part V: Strategic Management
1. Central leadership and advocacy
2. Return on investment
3. External engagement
4. Metrics for assessment
5. Publications and acknowledgements
Part VI: Managing for Sustainability
1. Grant funding
2. Greening of the lab
3. Emergency management and business continuity planning
Part VII: Assessment
1. Annual reports
2. Program reviews
No. of pages: 300
Published: June 1, 2024
Imprint: Academic Press
Paperback ISBN: 9780443133992
eBook ISBN: 9780443134005
Andrew Vinard assumed the role of Director of Centralized Core Facilities at UMass Amherst in October 2016. He is responsible for the strategic, administrative, and fiscal leadership of 30 centralized core facilities, managed by the Institute for Applied Life Sciences. Andrew works closely with individual Core Facility directors and advisory committees to ensure maximal use of existing resources. He serves as the liaison to Umass’s central offices including HR, EH&S, Compliance, and Finance. Andrew also facilitates use of the Core Facilities for internal and external customers by coordination of contracting and promotion throughout the Umass community and region.
Prior to joining Umass Amherst, Andrew worked for 10 years at the University of Miami, first with the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center as manager of Facilities and Shared Resources; then as the Director of Biotechnology Resources, providing support to 60 core facilities across the institution; and finally as the Coulter Program Director, where he worked closely with researchers to identify projects that could be converted from benchtop research to commercializeable technology, by identifying resources, funding and partners to aid in the translational process. Andrew received his BA in Environmental Planning, and Masters of Public Administration from the University of Miami, FL.
Affiliations and expertise
Director, Centralized Core Facilities, UMass Amherst Institute for Applied Life Sciences, MA, USA
Julie has more than 35 year of expertise in the operation and administration of multi-technology, multi-disciplinary academic research core facilities. Her specific technology and scientific background is in flow cytometry and immunology and has also directed monoclonal antibody production and immunohistochemistry cores. She has been responsible for the development of central administrative programs focused on cores at the University of Chicago (Office of Shared Research Facilities), UC San Francisco (Research Resource Program) and UC Davis where she currently serves as the Executive Director of the Research Core Facilities Program in the campus Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research. As a recognized expert in this field, she has served as an external reviewer and external advisory board member for many academic core programs including participating in the development of the NIH Office of Research Infrastructure Programs 2021-2025 Strategic Plan.
Affiliations and expertise
Executive Director, Research Core Facilities Program, UC Davis, USA
Joshua Z. Rappoport
Dr. Joshua Z. Rappoport received a bachelor’s degree in Biology from Brown University and then went on to earn a Ph.D. from the Program in Mechanisms of Disease and Therapeutics at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine Graduate School of Biological Sciences of New York University. Dr. Rappoport then went on to perform postdoctoral work at The Rockefeller University in New York City in the Laboratory of Cellular Biophysics. Subsequently he was recruited as a faculty member in the School of Biosciences at the University of Birmingham in England, where his responsibilities included management of the school’s microscopy core facility.
In 2014 Dr. Rappoport returned to the United States to serve as the Director of the Center for Advanced Microscopy and Nikon Imaging Center at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, and as a faculty member in the Department of Molecular and Cell Biology.
As of March 1st, 2019, Dr. Rappoport is the Executive Director, Research Infrastructure & Operations. This position in the office of the Vice-Provost for Research focuses upon expanding and improving the shared research resources available to BC faculty, such as core facilities and recharge centers.
Affiliations and expertise
Executive Director, Research Infrastructure and Operations, Boston College, USA