Teaming for Early Career Researchers

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This curriculum is designed to build your capacity to participate in and lead effective interdisciplinary and translational scientific teams. It addresses the shift in science from an individual-based approach to a teamwork model of conducting clinical and translational research. The program consists of completion of a self-paced online course followed by participation in six virtual workshops, which are each 2 hours in duration.

This program is intended for early career scientists, which include doctoral students (PhD, PharmD, DPT, etc), post-doctoral trainees, fellows, instructors, assistant professors (prior to mid-point review), K awardees and research assistants/associates.


CCTSI Affiliate faculty from Colorado State University will provide the workshops. Dr. Jeni Cross is a Professor in the Department of Sociology. She is a sought-after speaker, regularly lecturing on cultivating transdisciplinary teams, developing behavior change programs, and creating systems change. Her TedX talk on the 3 Myths of Behavior Change has been viewed over 1 million times.


The structure of the program includes a pre-requisite self-paced online module, Teaming 101, that must be completed prior to workshop attendance. Teaming 101 is hosted on and is not affiliated with your university account. Instructions for accessing Teaming 101 will be emailed to you after you have registered for the live workshops. Attendance at the six workshops can occur in any order that fits with your schedule. All workshops will be held as webinars and will not be recorded because it is important that participants engage in the interactive activities associated with the workshop content. Registration for webinars closes 4 business days prior to the scheduled webinar. Zoom links and details for webinars will be sent to registrants 1-2 business days before the webinar. Participants are expected to track which workshops they have completed and those workshops still necessary to complete.  


First, we ask you to complete the Program Registration form by clicking on the Program Registration button. Once the Teaming for Early Career Researcher registration form is completed, you will be emailed the link to reserve your seat in the online workshops. You must submit your name and e-mail address in the workshop registration form to be enrolled in Teaming 101. You do not have to register for all six webinars at once. Your initial webinar registration choices will be emailed to you in addition to a URL unique to you that allows you to add, edit, or remove your webinar selections. Please note that registration for webinars closes 4 business days prior to the scheduled webinar. Teaming 101 must be completed before your first scheduled webinar. Instructions for accessing Teaming 101 will be emailed to you within a week of submitting your workshop reservation form. Zoom links and details for any webinars you register for will be sent 1-2 business days before the webinar as long as you completed Teaming 101.

Workshop/Seminar Title and Dates

RSVP registration for a workshop closes four business days prior to the date of the workshop.

Teaming for Early Career Researchers Workshop Calendar
Workshop 4March 15, 20231pm - 3pm
Workshop 5March 28, 202310am - 12pm
Workshop 6April 12, 20231pm - 3pm