Research Skills: Responsiveness to Opportunities
Responsiveness to Opportunities - skills required of excellent PhD or doctoral students
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12 November 2010
An excellent researcher at doctoral or PhD level:
- Demonstrates an insight into the transferable nature of research skills to other work environments and the range of career opportunities within and outside academia.
- Seeks to gain a broader range of experience.
Looking ahead, a doctoral student can aim to become an excellent early-career researcher who:
Understands and takes advantage of a broad range of employment and professional development opportunities across, within and outside academia.
- Takes appropriate opportunities to enhance employability and may gain international experience; has realistic and mature approach to job search including positions outside academia.
Note: These skills are identified in the UK Researcher Development Framework – where they appear as B3.3 Self-management: Responsiveness to Opportunities