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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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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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What's a great open source location to share my academic profile?

Like every other academic, I'm constantly updating/monitoring and adjusting: Academia.edu ResearchGate My university webpage My personal webpage ORCID Google Scholar etc. Fine! I get it. But isn't ...
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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 ...
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Is TA-ing worth the opportunity cost?

If you already have funding, is TA-ing (i.e. being a teaching assistant) worth the opportunity cost of doing more research? What are the relevant considerations? I've always heard that focusing on ...
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Mistake in resume sent; what to do? [closed]

I am asking this question on behalf of my brother, in the U.S. Yesterday, my brother submitted his application to a Physicians Assistant program, which has a very rigorous application process (not ...
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Is attending (and presenting at) a summit taken as an "honor'' in a CV elevating the chance for tenure-track applications?

I've been selected by my school and an external committee to attend this-year version of this summit. As far as I've been informed up to now, the agenda is attending a bunch of interviews with both ...
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Credit for republished writing

I recently had an essay published in a semi-academic journal. It was widely shared and consequently got picked up by a few other online magazines who republished it. How do I list this on a CV? As ...
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Explain award on CV? [duplicate]

I recently received an award. It's relatively prestigious (even internationally), but it's not well-known outside of my discipline, and its name is not very explicit (nor is it in English). Should I ...
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Can I add a poster session to my CV if I wasn't there but had my name on it?

I worked on research that was presented as a poster session at a conference. However, I was not the first author and didn't attend the conference, but my name was on the poster. Is it still okay to ...
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Is there a “best format” for CVs? [closed]

There are so many ways to compose CVs now. I try to keep my CV updated in LaTeX, Markdown/HTML, ASCII, and Word just in case someone needs a specific file format. If an application doesn't specify a ...
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Is getting certificate at PCEP important?

I am a physics student and I almost finished my third year (I am in sixth semesters ). So I am trying to learn python. I still did not try to learn classes but other than that I know the other stuff ...
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Is There a Way to List Writing Recommendation Letters on a CV?

As a PhD Candidate, I've written several successful recommendation letters for students who I've taught in my classes. Is it worthwhile to include this information on a CV, say under "Service"? I've ...
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Should I include salary information on my CV?

I am about to graduate with a PhD. I have an accomplished advisor (whose advice I value very much) who told me that I should always include the salary of my previous and current job in my CV when ...
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Dates on degrees don’t make sense – will people care?

I got my bachelor’s and master’s from different universities in different countries: I enrolled for my master’s overseas when I hadn’t officially graduated undergrad yet, despite having done the ...
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Value of published (non-english) books for applying in a PhD program

I have published a scientific book (i.e. a text book) alongside with my supervisor (he is an associate professor, by the way). Since the book is not in English and consequently does not target ...
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E-Mailing a Professor about interest in his research group during application for a master and before admission(in Germany)

I hold a Bachelor in physics and I am applying for a master program in Germany. There is a research group by a professor, with topics very close to what I'd like to study and furthermore work on. On ...
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Can I re-apply for a Ph.D. to the institute I previously rejected? [closed]

Situation: I had a firm interest in field A and applied to relevant schools. I was admitted to Univ. X and Y's program starting from this fall semester. X is more renowned program than Y in my ...
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Will my “the finalist certificate of the best paper award” be underrated if I co-chair a session at the same conference?

A paper of mine did recently reach the final competition for the best paper award of a prestigious conference in my field. Although mine didn't end up with the best paper award, yet I'd like to note ...
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As a PhD student, should I list a conference travel grant in CV?

I know there is a similar question here (Should PhD students mention small grants on their CV?) but there is a slight difference between my question and this. I recently went to a conference as a ...