Transferable Skills

Teamwork as a Senior Project Manager in Academia

How do you apply this transferable skill in your position?

I work on part of multiple teams, and I've learned quickly that being an effective and high functioning team is critical for meeting deadlines and producing deliverables. I also serve as a liaison between our research team and our partners at the state and in a large national organization, so being able to connect across teams is important.

What specific skills are part of how you apply this transferable skill?
  • Ability to work on a team
  • Ability to work with people outside the organization
  • Providing constructive feedback

Teamwork as a Sr Scientist/CRO Coordinator in Academia

How do you apply this transferable skill in your position?

In academic administration and mentoring, you will need to work with individuals in different functions - faculty, finance, outreach, communication, etc - it's essential to be able to work together to move forward the shared projects and initiatives.

What specific skills are part of how you apply this transferable skill?
  • Ability to work on a team
  • Ability to work with people outside the organization
  • Contributing to institution (ie participating on committees)
  • Providing constructive feedback

How else do you use this transferable skill?
Understanding different team members strengths

Teamwork 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?
  • Ability to work on a team
  • Ability to work with people outside the organization
  • Contributing to institution (ie participating on committees)
  • Providing constructive feedback

Teamwork as an OSR Operations and Training Officer in Academia

How do you apply this transferable skill in your position?

In my current role, I work collaboratively with the rest of the Operations and Training staff to interpret policies and to update our procedures. I need to be able to edit, and comment on others training materials and communications. I also participate on committees to discuss changes and updates to UCSF policies and procedures.

What specific skills are part of how you apply this transferable skill?
  • Ability to work on a team
  • Ability to work with people outside the organization
  • Contributing to institution (ie participating on committees)
  • Providing constructive feedback

Teamwork 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?
  • Ability to work on a team
  • Ability to work with people outside the organization
  • Contributing to institution (ie participating on committees)
  • Providing constructive feedback

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