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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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Does lecturing for your PI count as a “guest lecture” for a CV?

Sometimes it happens that a professor traveling has his TA or RA fill in for him/her delivering a class lecture. Is this experience appropriate for a typical engineering CV, and if so how would it be ...
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Should I include my latest job on my CV?

I just graduated this April from undergrad and I'm now applying to graduate programs that start September 2019. I'm taking a gap year between undergrad and grad school for various reasons, mostly to ...
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CV errors in graduate application

What errors do applicants make in their CV while applying to US graduate programs, apart from obvious errors like spelling, grammar, formatting etc.?
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How to order and divide up “Invited journal articles”, “Journal articles”, and “Conference articles” on a CV?

I recently presented a paper at a conference, and it appeared in the proceedings of the conference. I have now been invited to submit an extended version of the paper to a special issue of a journal. ...
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How is it best to put an unfinished PhD if you want to continue in academia?

I left a PhD position that I did for a year and then changed to a different area in psychology, the subject I do my PhD in. I am just wondering how to put that unfinished PhD on my CV. After my ...
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How should I display my MPhys degree on my CV?

I am creating my CV for PhD applications in astroparticle physics. In my education section I decided to include only my university education, so my MPhys Physics degree. Should I split it in 2 ...
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What is the meaning of “To appear” for submitted papers

In some C.V. I see the statement "To appear in X Journal" in front of some papers. What is the exact meaning of that? Does it mean that the paper has been submitted to X journal?
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How should I present awards I won as a co-author in my resume?

I'm a co-author on a project. The project has been presented at 2 conferences and won 2 awards. How should I present this information on my resume?
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How to state an unfinished PhD on a CV when applying for another PhD?

I'm considering on applying for another PhD position, since I am not very happy with my current one, how should I state this on a CV?, could I just put it as being "research assistant"?. I am afraid ...
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Should I list a submitted but not yet accepted conference paper in my resume for grad school applications?

I'm an undergrad and will be submitting a paper to a conference soon, but it will not be reviewed until after grad school admissions are due. Should I and how would I note this on my resume? There ...
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How to list an academic award received multiple times on CV

I was distinguished as 'Best Freshman' when I started university as a freshman. If, as I did, I managed to display an exceptional academic performance, I was re-awarded this distinction (which ...
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Under what title should I list my graduate program on my CV?

I'm a PhD student, but wish to leave my current institution and am applying for PhD positions elsewhere. I'm not a PhD candidate yet, since I haven't still finished the courses and qualification exams ...
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Conference proceedings and talks on a CV?

I come from a multidisciplinary background, mostly biostatistics and bioinformatics. I'm currently updating my CV to apply for a post doc and I'm wondering how do people include conference proceedings ...
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Applying for postdoc positions without first author papers?

I have almost finished my PhD, and I'm looking for postdoc positions. I have found many of the job specifications mention having a good publication record, and some explicitly say the applicant should ...
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Resume Question: How do you put mastering out of PhD on resume? [duplicate]

I am currently in my 2nd year in a PhD and going to master out in May. Should I put "leaving PhD" on my resume? Or just Masters? My field is in Computer Science where mastering out is quite common.
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How to list co-first authors and co-second authors?

I am aware that, on a CV, when listing publications that have co-authors, they are usually denoted using "*" symbol, but what if there are two sets of co-authors? For instance, there 3 co-first ...
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How to describe a previous uncompleted PhD on postdoc applications?

I am currently completing a PhD studentship, and I'm aiming to complete by the end of the year. After this, I'm looking for a postdoc position in academia or industry. At the moment I'm working on my ...
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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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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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