Transferable Skills

Communication as a Senior Project Manager in Academia

How do you apply this transferable skill in your position?

I communicate with the media, with policymakers, with colleagues, and I write for lay and professional audiences. Communication is a big part of most aspects of my work.

What specific skills are part of how you apply this transferable skill?
  • Basic writing and editing
  • Oral communication skills
  • Presenting research to scientists
  • Presenting to nonscientists
  • Speaking clearly and effectively
  • Teaching in a classroom setting
  • Writing for nonscientists
  • Writing scientific publications
  • Written communication skills

Communication as an Associate Director of Precision Medicine in Academia

How do you apply this transferable skill in your position?

The professional indicated this transferable skill is important in their position, but did not provide specific examples.

What specific skills are part of how you apply this transferable skill?
  • Basic writing and editing
  • Oral communication skills
  • Speaking clearly and effectively
  • Written communication skills

Communication as an OSR Operations and Training Officer in Academia

How do you apply this transferable skill in your position?

Part of my job is to send out email communications to the staff and campus regarding updates to Sponsor and University policy. It is important that I can explain complex policies in a clear and concise manner. Additionally, I maintain our website, were I need to also communicate policies and procedures in a clear and concise manner. I also do virtual and in-person training for our staff and the campus. In my prior position in Office of Sponsored Research, I needed to email with faculty and sponsors.

What specific skills are part of how you apply this transferable skill?
  • Basic writing and editing
  • Oral communication skills
  • Teaching in a classroom setting
  • Writing for nonscientists
  • Written communication skills

Communication as an Assistant Dean in Academia

How do you apply this transferable skill in your position?

The professional indicated this transferable skill is important in their position, but did not provide specific examples.

What specific skills are part of how you apply this transferable skill?
  • Oral communication skills
  • Speaking clearly and effectively
  • Teaching in a classroom setting
  • Written communication skills

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