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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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Is it improper to list on your website/resume which grad schools you got into but did not attend?

I'm interested in the cultural norms of my field (pure math, in US academia) though of course all answers are welcome. I'm applying to graduate school, and noticed that the personal websites of ...
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How to add research position promotion to academic CV?

I have been having a lot of trouble trying to work out a CV update that seems like it should be pretty simple and straightforward, but I am just not sure on what the correct format should be! I have ...
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How to describe an integrated master's degree outside of the UK and Ireland?

In the UK and Ireland (and I think it's a uniquely in these countries) there is such a thing as an integrated master's. This is a course where one does an additional 1-2 years of study at the end of ...
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Current position in grant applications when unemployed

I have recently completed a post-doc and am currently unemployed. However, I am doing the same activities as before, mostly writing and publishing papers that resulted from my postdoc. Obviously, I am ...
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Do I need to include the full name of a fellowship in CV?

I received a fellowship from my university, its full name is very long: "[Name 1] Endowed Fellowship Fund, in Memory of Professor [Name 2]." On my university's website, I've seen multiple ...
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Should I send an updated CV if I was informed about the acceptance of a paper in a top-tier journal shortly after applying for a postdoc position?

Last week I applied for two postdoc positions (one in the US, one in Germany). The deadline for both was 10 December. A few days ago, I got the acceptance letter for a paper (JCR Q1). I have two more ...
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Should I take advice from an AI CV checker when preparing a postdoc application? [closed]

I am near the end of my PhD and intending to apply for academic jobs, especially post-doc research positions. One of the services offered by our university to its postgraduate researchers (PhD ...
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Mistakes in applications for PhD in CS [closed]

I made a mistake in my grad application. I have around 10-15 publications/under review/conferences put together. For 2 papers, I didn't add all the author names. For 1 paper, I didn't provide the ...
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Regarding including OEIS on resume [duplicate]

I was wondering if contributions made to the OEIS as an author count as anything substantial. If I am an author of a sequence in OEIS, should I include it in my Résumé?
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Naming students one has supervised in a CV

What are the privacy implications of including a section in a CV listing information about students that one has supervised, e.g.: PhD supervision Jane Doe. Awesome thesis title (2020). John Smith. ...
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Is There An "Official" Way To Format A Degree On A CV?

I've recently graduated (UK) and I was wondering if there is an "official" way to format my degree (and classification) on my CV? Examples: BA (Hons) Subject (First Class) First Class ...
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Does one have to mention every single publication they have worked on, in their SOP? (PhD CS USA)

Background: Undergraduate applying to PhD CS programs in the US. I currently have quite a few posters/publications and manuscripts under review for a domain X. I have structured my SOP around the fact ...
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What should I do if I discover the job posted at the institution for which I had submitted my CV but they didn't contact me?

A year ago I submitted my CV to an institution of higher learning and they indicated that they would contact me if any openings for instructors became available. At that time all positions in my ...
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How can I overcome the setbacks of a negligent supervisor after earning a PhD degree?

I'm legitimately looking for advice and to try to take control of my life and my job prospects post-graduation, but also feel that I can't portray the challenge of my situation honestly without ...
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Is it appropriate to indicate being a member of an online community in your resume?

I am a teacher and an undergraduate student about to complete my study. I was recently working on my CV and I got stuck. The problem is, as an individual I like being part of organizations and ...
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Is a dictionary a "publication" on a CV?

I'm a scholar of Arabic, and one of the most impressive things on my CV is the fact that I worked on the one of the major Arabic dictionaries, produced by a major publisher. It's not necessarily ...
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Best practices for listing papers under internal review on CV?

I've done some work at my industry research internship that has led to a draft of a paper. I am currently applying to PhD programs, and the company at which I interned has a lengthy internal review ...
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Is it a good idea to include future research interests in CV for PhD admissions?

I am planning to apply for a PhD position in Physics in the US. I have worked in several areas in physics (let's say, A, B and C), but there are also areas D and E, which highly interest me, but I ...
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Writing dual degrees (and GPAs) on resume for grad schools

I'm an undergraduate student in the U.S. writing my resume for grad school applications. I'm pursuing double degrees (will have two diplomas) in physics and mathematics (both in Bachelor of Science), ...
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Contents of the CV for master's application

I am applying as an international student for master's in computer science at the United States. I am preparing my CV for the application and I have mentioned my academic and work experience. Should i ...
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How best to phrase recently being out of contract on CV

It turns out that I am between posts: my last (fixed term) contract ended this week and I have not yet taken up a new post (won't happen until at least February next year and is not yet certain). In ...
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Does anybody have a LaTeX CV template similar to this one? [closed]

I am looking for a LaTeX CV template similar to (of possible identical to) this one. Let me know if anybody has it. https://people.eecs.berkeley.edu/~nika/files/Nika_CV.pdf Thank you!
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Should I add my contribution to OEIS in my CV? [duplicate]

I am working on the enumeration of some relations in Combinatorics, which is a branch of Mathematics. OEIS is an online digital repository of over 3,50,000 integer sequences, and it has been cited in ...
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Adding Start-up package and yearly funding to CV?

I am an assistant professor at an Institution that provided me with a continuous yearly funding plus a start-up funding package. The values are substantial. Is it common practice to add these values ...
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Can I add future/incomplete projects and accomplishments onto my resume?

I'm an 4th year undergraduate student who transferred to my current institution from community college during the pandemic. I'm applying to PhD programs this fall. Obviously, I missed out on a lot of ...
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Order of name and title in references of CV

Since the references in a CV includes a few names of people and their titles, I would like to put them in an alphabet order. Note that in my country, family names are always put first, for example: ...
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When to mention that I am enrolled in PhD when applying for another

I am currently looking for PhD positions and contacting professors. I am also currently a PhD student in the first semester but the funding is very low and I fear that the financial situation will ...
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Framing the competition involved with academic awards (academic CV)

I am currently applying to PhD programs in Canada, and one of the schools that I am applying to has asked applicants to use a template CV. As part of the "Awards" section, the template asks ...
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IELTS score in which section of my cv?

Where should I put my IELTS score? Under certifications or in the language section where I include my native language and English? My overall is 8.0, and I scored 9.0 in reading and 8.5 in listening. ...
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Writing about injury-induced gap in my resume (statement of purpose for graduate admissions)

I'm currently working on adapting my statement of purpose from the 2020-2021 admissions cycle for use in the current cycle. Since the last cycle, much has changed. As a result of a severe ulnar nerve ...
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Should I mention that I did the pre-revision review of a textbook on my CV?

Simple question: Should I mention that I did the pre-revision review of a textbook on my CV? (I suppose this is the revision done before the new edition of a textbook) They just invited me to do it ...
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How to mention a paper with multiple authors on the CV?

I am part of a paper with multiple authors (16). My name is unfortunately the last one. How do I mention this one my CV?
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Should I put "Research Assistant" as my position on my CV if I'm a MS student?

I'm a post-grad MS student doing my thesis in a lab. Should I put this on my resume/CV or leave it out? If so, how do I word it?
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Does having multiple PhD offers from top local universities help in US admissions? Should I mention them in my CV?

I have at least 3 offers from some of the top research institutes in my country (Written examination +interviews) in Computer Science. Should I mention them in my CV? Would it strengthen my CV?
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Doubt on bad GPA curriculum and academic future

I would like to ask something about the master program. I'm a student from one of the BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) and I have a bad GPA and an undergraduate history ...
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Do you ask for a certificate of participation as a poster presenter in a conference?

I participated in some prestigious conferences as a poster presenter but, these conferences do not issue certificates so, when I list them in my CV, what is the proof for the reader that I did ...
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How bad is a 2 year publication gap in your CV for an early career researcher?

I am currently at the end of my second year as a postdoc in the life sciences field, with my contract lasting a total of three years. I did my masters and PhD at other institutions and then started at ...
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Including photo and social links in academic cv

I am applying for MS programs in the US, and I'm wondering if I should include my photograph in the CV. According to this post one should never include photos because of anti-discrimination laws. But ...
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How to write about awards in CV

I am currently writing my first CV to apply for grad school. While doing so, I am confused about how to write about some competitions. I tried to find this on internet, but the answer seemed not ...
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Non- Conference Panel Presentation?

I'm part of a panel presentation for some undergrad students who are part of a multi-institutional summer scholarship program. The panel is about paths through grad school in our field (I'm a PhD ...
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When should a CV be included in an introductory email?

I'm inquiring with professors about brief (~1 week) rotations in my post-bacc research programme. Our coordinator says we don't need to include a CV in our intro emails, but another advisor says I ...
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Can I write my article has been selected for a best research award?

One of my articles has been published today. I have got an email from an international awards team that my article has been provisionally selected for Research Awards and recommended by their ...
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Adding papers under review on the CV when applying to CS PhD programs in the US

Background: CS undergrad applying to CS PhD Programs in Fall 2022 in the US. The question "Should papers under review be listed in CV?" talks about multiple "under review" papers ...
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Should I mention about the time wasted (6 months) due to depression in my CV when I will apply to PHd programs

Very brief of the situations that happened from Jan 2021 : Living in a 3rd world country. I completed my masters in math in Jun 2020. Then I wanted to study some additional topics before applying in ...
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My paper is unpublished, not novel and contains a mistake. How to list it in a CV?

For my master thesis, I worked on a topic that was new both for me, and my supervising professor. Because of that, we missed a well-known paper of our field, and I basically rediscovered the same idea....
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Could I include non-academical projects to my CV for phd application?

I have just joined this community and I am going to apply for a CS PhD for Fall 2022. Currently, I am preparing my CV. Since I have been working in the industry as a software engineer for roughly five ...
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Including descriptions in a CV

I am a graduate student and am updating my CV for my upcoming postdoc search. While doing so, I found that it looks nicer (format-wise) with just the names of the projects, service activities, awards, ...
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Citing paper "Pending submission"

There's an unpublished paper I'd like to include in my CV list that I haven't yet submitted for publication (because I'm waiting for a conference that will open submissions later this year). Is there ...
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Would it be unprofessional to include SAT scores in a graduate application?

The SAT is what you take for undergrad admissions in the US. But would a near perfect score on my CV help? I'm asking as an international applicant--the reading portion is significantly harder than ...
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4 page vs 2 page CV for PhD programs [closed]

Background: CS undergrad applying to CS PhD Programs FALL 2022 USA. I have two different CVs. 4 Page CV: Contains 3 bullet points for every internship 2 extra projects Separately spaced headings ...

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