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Any good and easy to use .docx template for Academic CV?

https://github.com/hongtaoh/cv_emulate -- A Good place to get some inspiration. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1rK2prBm6ga4EGdlbNZ66NS0_KBLrOCSf/edit - This one is from Harvard. Most universities ...
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How to list an honorary position on a CV?

Here's how I list them in my CV: Affiliations Primary affiliation: Principal Research Scientist, [Research Institute A] Honorary positions: Adjunct Associate Professor, [University ...
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How to list an honorary position on a CV?

Wolfgang's answer is reasonable to place the position in your affiliation section. You might also consider listing the position under your honors/awards, or, its own section. Personally, I have ...
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How to list an honorary position on a CV?

It's a formal position, so it goes into the same part where you list your affiliations. Just make sure that it is clear to the reader of your CV that the position is honorary -- you do not want to be ...
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Can sharing code on GitHub enhance career opportunities post-PhD?

The short answer is yes: sharing your code benefits the community and enhances your CV for both academia and industry. However, Git is a version control tool that allows you to develop code and ...
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What's the proper way to list authorship of appendix to a publication on a CV?

This question was asked a long time ago but never received an answer. In my field, the standard is to list it alongside the publications on your CV, with the text of the citation making it clear that ...
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Whom to ask for a recommendation letter

The professor. A letter from a PhD student carries little weight since PhD students by definition have limited experience supervising research projects (c.f. this question). On the other hand, your ...
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Whom to ask for a recommendation letter

I think you should ask both. The PhD student can speak to your work ethic, collegiality, and details of your work. But you do want the professor's letter because the professor can, with more authority,...
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Should I include high school IB diploma on CV/resume?

I included that I was an IB student when I was applying to Georgia State in 2015. And, while I still was, the academic or industry job I'm applying for won't care about that, so I omit it from my vita,...
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Should I include high school IB diploma on CV/resume?

CVs and resumes should be tailored to the specific job or opportunity you're applying for, so it depends. That said, most of the time, the answer will be no, since college students are normally judged ...
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Clarification Help: Areas of Specialization (AOS) vs Areas of Competence (AOC)

I would say that area of specialization is a the particular field, subfield or a more specific designation of he area of research/studies. Area of competence is more related to your skills, which can ...
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Clarification Help: Areas of Specialization (AOS) vs Areas of Competence (AOC)

In my experience they are synonymous. However, note that they are also meaningless to most people if you don't have the publications or industry experience to back up those claims. Saying that ...
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An academic CV for PhD applicants

Math professor here, based in the USA. I have read dozens of CVs for my graduating seniors applying for math PhD programs. They usually contain: Name, contact info University name, expected degree (e....
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