Faculty at Vanderbilt University uncovered some startling trends when they began to visually track grant submissions of junior faculty working toward tenure.

If you're an early-career faculty member working on a career development award, your first R01 or large grant, or other milestones, learn how a timeline can help you examine the feasibility of your plans and help you manage the timing of built in delays in this article by Katherine Hartmann, MD, PhD on EdgeForScholars.org.

The article also includes a downloadable template to help you and your mentor set up your timeline today.