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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 ...

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What title to put in CV if you do research but unfunded?

As the title suggested, if you have been doing research consistently with a professor, can you write RA as your title in CV? If not, what should be the title to put there instead to show that you have ...
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What are reasons to update your website and CV frequently, when not on the job market?

When I was looking for jobs, my website and Curriculum Vita (CV) were more or less updated in real-time, since I needed to make sure recruiting committees were aware of my latest work. Since landing a ...
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What does “communicated” mean in a CV?

I often see in a CV that certain papers are labelled as ‘communicated’. What does that mean? (Not ‘communicated by’.) E.g. this document which is a list of papers including entries like: "On ...
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Unofficially switched PhD supervisor to one at a different institution. Can I get this officially acknowledged? [closed]

My PhD (I have 1 year left in it) started out at institution A with supervisor A. For reasons not worth going into, I am now, in most practical senses, being supervised by supervisor B at institution ...
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How to present preprints that are not publicly accessible on a CV for math academic job search?

In the context of preparing a CV for a math academic job search Is it advisable to list preprints which are not yet accessible to the wide public in the CV? If so, should it be in a rubric of its ...
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How to deal with career breaks in CV

I am about to finish my first postdoc (2 yrs) and the positions and grants that I am applying to frequently require me to specify and explain any career breaks. I feel somewhat uneasy about this since ...
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presented at a conference but don't appear in proceedings

What's the protocol if you present at a conference but aren't listed on the conference proceedings? As in, my advisor (when I was a doc student) submitted the presentation under her name, but I was ...
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How to frame/explain that I built datasets used on several publications, but I'm not on the papers

I was wondering how I could frame/explain in my CV that I built the datasets used in several publications outside of my field. I'm in the health sciences but have worked for a couple social science ...
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Should I list my degrees chronologically, or in order of relevance in my CV?

Say that I have achieved a Masters degree in Physics, then a Masters degree in Mathematics. Then for a couple of years, I focused on different fields. I have had placements related to agriculture and ...
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How should one present research done in a CV to a graduate program in mathematics?

This is a question about how to best convey research done to an admissions committee for graduate school. I have basically two combating philosophies, both may be wrong: state the "official name" of ...
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Is it appropriate to include dollar amounts for awards granted when applying to a math PHD?

This question includes REU (research experience for undegraduates) grant, travel grants, or prizes awarded. I've seen a friend's CV and he seemed to do this. I was wondering if this is to be expected ...
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academic dismissive undergraduate and research experience [closed]

I've got an academic dismissive (LOW GPA) from the department at my 2nd year of my undergraduate study due to money problems, then I got back to the program and raised my GPA from 1.9 to 3.2 (overall ...
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Does Arxiv count as publication? [duplicate]

I am an undergraduate student graduating next month. I wrote a research paper done by myself, but it's been rejected by two journals sofar so I haven't been able to publish it. I am applying for ...
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Are top universities in the U.S considering my admission at all, if I have very low GPA but good publications? [duplicate]

I've got my bachelor degree in Computer Science at a not so well-known university with a low GPA (2.8) then I got my master degree at a top university in my country with a GPA of 4 in 2014. I haven't ...
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Which one is more valuable in a postdoc application? a full paper in a B* conference or a short paper in a A* one? [closed]

Assume the hiring committee (Computer science) are reviewing the CVs of two Ph.D. graduate's with almost equal skills/expertise. Regarding their best publications, one has 1-2 short papers (e.g. 6 ...
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Should I list campaign consulting on my CV? (the campaign I consulted for was Republican)

I am going on the job market this fall and I am updating my CV before I send it out to search committees. One area of my work and experience has me somewhat worried. I am a postdoc statistician, I ...
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What can be listed as “invited talks” on your CV?

I've come to learn (the hard way) that grant referees value significantly the number of invited talks given by an applicant. I'm talking about funding instruments such as the ERC Starting Grant, where ...
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If I got 1.0 for Master thesis in Germany, can it be summa cum laude in my CV?

I graduated and got an M.Sc. degree from a German university. I got a grade of 1.0 after my master-thesis defense. In this case, can I use "summa cum laude" on my CV?
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Can I put a tuition fee remission on my CV under scholarships?

My scholarship entails an annual stipend for 3.5 years and a fee remission (its quite significant because the fee is 39,000$ per semester) for 4 years. Should I include the fee remission on my CV as ...
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Should you highlight an editorial written about your research article in your CV?

Some journals invite well-known academics to write editorials about the "best" articles featured in that issue. I just had an editorial published alongside a paper I just put out. Should I highlight ...
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How to make CS conference standards clear to academics in other fields

There have been a multitude of questions about the fact that in computer science and a couple adjacent fields, the standards conferences are held to is quite different than in most fields. CS ...
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Updating my resume for industry. I switched labs in grad school - what to put on my resume for this time period?

I went to graduate school in the United States for biological sciences. The first year was coursework + graduate rotations. I then spent 2.5 years in a lab and left (on good terms) but did not ...
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How can I list on my CV that I graduated from college in 3 years?

Without naming the university (to protect my privacy), I attended one of the top 20 universities in the US for my undergrad and graduated in 3 years with honors. While graduating from this school in 3 ...
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List invited, co-authored conference presentation on CV as student

As a student (M.Sc.), my list of publications is as short as my career would suggest. For an invited talk at a conference that my professor gave, parts of my work were presented and I was consequently ...
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In what order should I list bibliography entries by the same author?

Suppose that a bibliography contains two entries by the same author, published in the same year (and for the sake of simplicity, with no coauthors). Which order should they be listed in? At least ...
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Listing patent applications on graduate/postbacc application CVs

I'm an undergraduate applying to graduate school and post-bacc programs, so posts like this one have been very helpful for me. I haven't yet seen a post about patent applications, though. So I ...
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What should I start doing to improve my prospects since deciding on an academic career? [closed]

So, I have had a year out to work and am now going to do my Master's degree in Computing. I have decided to fully embark on a career in academia. What can I start doing NOW that will help improve my ...
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Cutoff for a paper “in progress” on CV

I currently work at a research org, and will be applying to PhD programs soon. For my CV, I am a co-author on a few publications that I'll be able to add, but have been recommended to add some in-...
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If I'm key personnel on an NIH grant . . . can I put that on my CV?

I'm a postdoc in the sciences. My supervisor submitted a grant renewal to the NIH recently and listed me as "key personnel" on it. The renewal received very high marks and is likely to be approved. ...
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Invited talk had to be withdraw for visa reason, can it be on CV?

I had been invited to give a talk at a summer school abroad, but had to cancel due to a complex visa issue that could not be foreseen at the time I accepted to give the talk: it turns out that I'll be ...
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Does making Youtube videos improve your CV?

Is the creation of youtube content/lectures in your field worth showing off on an Academic CV? In the most extreme case: if someone who is considering hiring for a teaching position in a university/...
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Reviewing experiences effects on applying process

Can reviewing experiences for top notch journals in a specific field be considered as a distinguishing and effective factor for the applying process? I've read somewhere that having a fertile record ...
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How does an Erratum on one's own paper affect one's career as a researcher?

I'm still early in my scientific career, with only a few papers published. However, I've discovered a typo in a non-critical equation of my paper, and one of the graphs in the same paper should have ...
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Is it better to pull out of exams or fail them?

This year I have been pursuing my second Master's degree in pure mathematics. It is a one-year program in which the final score is determined 100% by the final exams. I have excellent scores at my ...
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Paraphrasing course titles on resume

Under the Education section of my resume, I have relevant courses listed for a position I'm applying for. Some of the courses have titles that are vague and do not convey their relevance well. Is it ...
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Ph.D. candidate vs Ph.D

I have already submitted my Ph.D. thesis to my committee and plan to defend my thesis. I want to prepare an updated CV. In my situation, what should I write in the CV: Ph.D. candidate or just ...
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Write “ongoing research projects” in a CV

What is a neat way to include "ongoing research projects" in a mathematician's academic CV? By this, I mean something that is narrower than a generic "research interest", but not quite as defined as ...
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Collaborator omitting my name from their CV

I started working at a new university one year ago. Within this year I started working with a colleague, who before we collaborated had no experience on research, i.e., he was on the teaching side. We ...
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What is a cv including the marks obtained in BSc and MSc? [closed]

I don't know if they are asking my GPA or a list of grades and courses. Yes, I am applying somewhere where they asked for a "CV including the marks obtained in BSc and MSc".
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Listing publications for a non-tenure track teaching job?

I do not have a stellar first authored publication record as I am finishing towards earning a PhD in environmental science. I do have several conference abstracts and a few coauthored publications, ...
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Public engagement – why, when and how?

I believe in public engagement and personally, I think all PhD students should engage in some form of public engagement. During my PhD, I’ve done activities at primary schools and participate in a few ...
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Is reapplying to the same PhD program looked down upon by admissions?

Do committees look down on a candidate reapplying to a PhD program one year after being denied? My field is social science, if that impacts anything. I currently work at a research org and am ...
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Applying for second PhD after quitting first one after 2 years on same topic

I left my first PhD program after two years and after that took up a teaching job for two years and now I am planning to apply for the PhD on the same topic again. In my first PhD i was not a failure ...
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Should I list my MPS degree on my resume?

In May, I will have a Master of Professional Studies in Informatics with a concentration in web development. The college is an accredited state university. I'm currently unemployed and seeking work ...
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Do large number of attended conferences favour application to postdoctoral or tenured positions?

Situation: I started my PhD (Pure Maths) in January 2018. My research interest lies on functional analysis but not on applied side. If possible, I would like to stay at academia as a Maths ...
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How to express you are entitled to teach several subjects in an English CV [closed]

In Spain, recent laws require you to get official permission to teach subjects in private schools. For example, if I have a degree in Spanish Language, during which I took some optional modules in ...
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What's the proper way to list authorship of appendix to a publication on a CV?

I'm collaborating with some others on an appendix to a historical paper for submission to a high profile journal. In the field the convention for authorship appears similar to mathematics (see also ...
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What content should be on a CV vs. LinkedIn when applying to graduate school?

I tried asking this elsewhere and got answers from people who do not know the difference between a resume and a CV. I figured academics would. I ask this question because my LinkedIn is pretty ...
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Does educational research productivity count as research productivity? [closed]

I'm PhD student and I'll be graduating in May (next year). I've been getting into discipline-based educational research (DBER), including developing tools, running projects, a paper or two, and ...
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What undergraduate work stays on a CV once you start graduate school?

I'm about to graduate with my BS and I'm trying to decide whether it's worth it to submit a paper for publication in an undergraduate journal, given that I've already applied to and picked a PhD ...