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I got a 4.0 out of 5.0 on my teaching evaluations. The average grade in my department is a 4.5. Should I put this on my CV/resume?

For reference, I am a PhD student and this is the first class I've taught.

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    4 out of 5 is nothing to scoff at. Whether the people who'd read your CV care about this number at all is another question... – user37208 Aug 20 '16 at 17:54
  • It depends what kind of job you are applying for and in what field. It is important to realise that most of the high-rep users of this site are American scientists working in research universities. Maybe you are a literature student who is aiming for a job in a liberal arts college? In which case, the conventions might be different. In my experience, 4/5 would be very good in a mathematics dept but fairly mediocre in liberal arts. Whether you should mention it on your CV at all is doubtful, but you could include it in a teaching dossier. – Flounderer Aug 21 '16 at 22:09
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In my experience, people don't generally put teaching evaluation scores on a CV at all, regardless of what they are.

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