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A curriculum vitae (CV) or resume provides an overview of a person's education, academic and industry experience, some of his qualifications, research interests and a list of his references. A CV may be optimized and edited to highlight some parts of the CV to be presented into a research institute or to apply for a job.

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How to write a very good curriculum vitae for a summer school application?

I have just graduated with a bachelor degree in Mathematics and Physics. I joined a master's program in mathematics and I have just finished my master courses with a 3.8/4 CGPA. I don't have ...
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Missing optional resume in graduate application

The department I am applying to doesn't explicitly require a resume (and doesn't even recommend it), but there is an item named "resume" in the "supplemental material" dropdown menu which I have ...
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Is one spelling mistake in the academic CV a big deal?

Just after submitting my CV to graduate school for masters admission, I realized that there was one spelling mistake on the first page of my CV. I misspelled the word 'merchandising'(missed the h). Is ...
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Including Award Values on Academic CV When Applying For Graduate School

I am going to be applying to schools for a PhD in the not so distant future and I received a couple of scholarships in my masters degree that are worth over $10 000.00. I am not sure if it would be a ...
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Putting some upcoming positions in CV

I am going to apply for a Postdoc position which starts six month later. I am a postdoc in institute A and have new grant in institute B to start in upcoming month. Can I put this position and grant ...
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Does a reply to comment count as a publication?

Years ago, I published a paper with some collaborators, and recently a comment to the paper has been submitted. Together with the other authors, we published a reply to comment, which has been ...
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Counting the number of peer reviews in the CV

Sometimes I review papers that require more than one round of referee reports (e.g., first round was a "major revision", second round a "minor revision", and ultimately acceptance in third round). ...
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Prizes on Academic CVs

I rarely see academic prizes mentioned on academic CVs. I suppose many students who are completeting a PhD also have a few of such prizes. I am thinking, amongst others, about best MSc dissertation, ...
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Is using the description of an award as-is in a CV considered plagiarism?

When applying to graduate programs, most universities ask for a CV. If one has to provide the description of awards they received in their CV, will it be considered plagiarism if they use the official ...
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Should one add declined awards to a CV?

Suppose I'm applying for grad school and I receive a scholarship award to study at grad school A, does it make sense to list such a scholarship award on my CV in my application to grad school B? Or ...
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CV for Physics Summer Schools

I am applying to summer schools for undergraduates in the US and all of them ask for a CV(in addition to other documents like a cover letter). While I understand that a CV should be more descriptive ...
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Can I include review scores in CV?

I have submitted a manuscript to a CS conference, and it was rejected but with decent scores given by the reviewers (just under the accept treshold). If I list the manuscript as a preprint in my CV, ...
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Inclusion of GRE score/completion on CV - under which heading?

First of all, yes I know people have asked questions over whether or not to include the GRE score on here, and the answer is generally no. If you're already in a (US or Canada) grad school. I would ...
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How to list a series of related experiences in CV

Problem I am applying for Ph.D. in electrical engineering. Since the first few deadlines are coming, I am making final revisions to my CV. There are two related questions I have a rather long (...
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Include unofficial publication in CV

Problem I am now applying for a Ph.D. in electrical engineering. I have read Mor Harchol-Balter's very helpful guide in applying for computer science Ph.D., where she said ...Note that prior ...
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Whether or not to include declined fellowship in CV

Problem I am now applying for a Ph.D. program in United States. I know a similar question has been answered here. But my situation is a bit different. Here is the difference I managed to get a ...
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Should academic experience from other domains be included on a CV?

As an undergrad, I was a double-major in neuroscience and music. Now, I'm working on putting together a CV for applications to master's programs in neuroscience. But, my thesis work was done in the ...
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Listing inner-department seminars/presentations that focused on presenting current research by other authors?

At my university there are weekly seminars where faculty or students can do presentations for the department. I had done several of these during my time as a graduate student, although admittedly ...
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Preprint on CV - should I include journal I submitted to? [duplicate]

I'm in a discipline where it is common to make preprints publicly available on arXiv as soon as they're ready to be submitted to a journal, so naturally I list them on my CV. Before the review comes ...
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Employment history: job title

I am currently filling out an application for a lecturer position in the UK, which includes a section on employment history. Previously I was employed at a Russian university where my official job ...
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CV for PhD application: personal interests and non-academic skills

I am polishing my CV for PhD applications (Statistical Physics related). I was wondering about whether it is appropriate to list some personal interests and non-academic skills. This is my list (last ...
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Listing presentations at a conference side-meeting on a CV?

At a recent conference, members of a working group were invited to give quick summaries of their research in a side meeting. Obviously these don't qualify as peer reviewed conference activity, but ...
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Listing expected graduation GPA along with current GPA for grad admission of senior undergraduate

I am a senior undegraduate CS student who is interested in applying for a good grad school (current GPA 3.76/4.00, distinguished in engineering competitions, written a lot of code, has 2 papers - one ...
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What makes a good academic CV? [closed]

What makes a good academic CV? In theory, it should be the quality and novelty of your research, but I hear that often it is also simply the number of papers. I would imagine this is because it may ...
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Guest Lecturer title

I am IT Director of a Company and I'm regularly invited by Italian universities to do lectures on Innovation or Information Systems, usually 5/6 lectures per year. Can I claim University Guest ...
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What is the difference between an academic CV in the US and an academic CV in France? [duplicate]

I am currently applying for graduate school in France. How (if at all) would I modify my existing CV in the standard US format to conform to French academic standards? I have searched online, but ...
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Should I send my AP scores from highschool to a graduate school I am applying to?

I scored a 3 on my Statistics test, and while it did not count for my undergraduate school as they only accept 4+, it would be a bonus when applying for a doctoral program in Clinical Psychology. ...
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PhD CV with not experience in academia job

after many years of working on telecommunications for various companies, I decided to change my career to Linguistics, and language technology. to do this I graduated from BA in Modern Languages and ...
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Is it a good idea to include working papers on Curriculum Vitae?

I am a senior undergraduate student and looking to apply to PhD programs. I am doubtful whether I should put my working papers on my CV alongside the already published works. I don't want to exclude ...
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Regarding asking for writing about some courses in my CV in which I got bad grades due to my non interest in those courses

I am a masters student in an Asian country and I am looking for applying for PHD Position in Europe in pure mathematics. During my masters in my Institute I had a lot of applied maths courses and in ...
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Age and nationality on CV

I think the question of whether to put, explicitly, one's age and nationality on an academic cv is non trivial and would like the view of the community... Up to now I have believed that (an ...
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How many publications to list as “selected”?

I'm applying for CS tenure track positions this year, and was advised to add a "Selected Publications" part to my CV (out of 20+ conference and journal papers). How long should this section be? Can I ...
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Should I add E-books and Blog Posts to my CV?

I am still planning to get into a Master's program sometime in the fall next year. Should I add my E-books and Blog Posts to my CV? I keep my blog posts formal and educational. The following is a ...
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What's the “proof” of having presented a project results in a conference?

I am a Physics master's student trying for PhD. During my summer internship I worked on a project in a research lab. During the work I found a a few inconsistencies with work done by the Post-Doc and ...
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About career break in CV

I am going to apply for a postdoc position and there is an item about career break. Having finished my Master degree, I got a position titles Director of Research in a College for about 6 years. In ...
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Separating your publications into journals vs. conference/workshop [closed]

It seems typical in some fields (e.g. engineering) for researchers to classify their publications on their websites and CVs into two groups: journal vs. conference/workshop. This appears to be because ...
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An academic CV for PhD applicants

I'm looking at some academic CVs by PhDs and professors. The focus seems to be long list of talks, conferences, publications and teaching experiences. I have none of these things. Whhat I have now of ...
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Should I include my converted GPA/final semester GPA on my CV?

I'm applying to graduate school and I'm contacting potential supervisors, as advised by the universities I'm applying to. My GPA is 16.33/20. When I convert it to the 4.0 scale,according to WES, my ...
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Does it look good to have a paper without your PhD advisor as an author? [closed]

I am a senior PhD student in computer science. I have published several papers with my PhD advisor already. Someone told me that, when applying for faculty positions, it looks good to have a peer-...
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PhD program application - CV (3+ pages) versus resume (1-2 pages) in the US

I am applying to neurobiology Ph.D. programs in the US that focus on disease research. I am seeking opinions on my personal situation regarding the decision to include either a resume (1-2 sides) OR ...
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What are diplomas, postgraduate courses, specialization, training courses?

I am going to apply for some faculty positions. In the application form they need some information in the category titled: postgraduate courses, specialization and training courses and diploma. I have ...
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Using titles in C.V

I am going to prepare an updates C.V. Regarding the advisor of my Ph.D thesis, what is better to write about the title of my advisor. I would like to know whether it is common to put Prof. in front of ...
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I did not earn my Master's degree. Do I mention it in my Ph.D. program and onwards and on my CV?

I started my terminal Master’s degree program in Fall 2017. My plan was to graduate Spring 2019, and if successful, enter a Ph.D. program Fall 2019. My Master’s program is a more general program and ...
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Can I include Abandoned Patent in CV?

I recently came to know that one of the patent we filed in my previous organization has been abandoned. I am currently preparing my resume for PhD applications. I am confused whether to specify the ...
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Putting future professor position on CV

I have already received and signed an offer letter for a position as an assistant professor. This position will start next fall, to give me time to finish my post-doc. I'll be applying for a number of ...
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Listing (peer reviewed) software article on CV

I am a contributor to an R package, and we are preparing a submission to the Journal of Open Source Software (JOSS). Submissions are peer reviewed (guidelines available here), and articles are ...
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I got kicked out from graduate school in the past. How do I include this on my CV?

I got kicked out from graduate school in the past. The reason was that I had very poor GPA, and I failed to meet the academic criteria (some administrative regulations, nothing personal like ...
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Writing about a paper that won't be published (but got accepted) in my resume

(I believe my question is not a duplicate, I've seen all others related to this.) I'm an undergrad and I need to make a resume to apply for jobs (in industry) including a paper that we submitted to a ...
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writing a brief description of yourself [closed]

I have just started my first job in a company as an engineer, I was asked to write a brief description of myself which will be sent to all the staffs. Could you please provide some template? how we ...
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Should I highlight one of my old papers in my last 5 years research achievements, if the old paper got printed recently?

It is general that most of the journals now a days publish article in online first and later give the volume and year name when they print it. I have many papers in such case. However, I am confused ...