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"Curriculum Vitae" by the Italian voice

Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014

The Curriculum Vitae (abbreviated Vita or simply CV) is a document that summarizes your relevant research, work, and teaching experience. Use these tips to begin constructing a reader-friendly document that will help you get the job.

After sending in your application materials and successfully completing a round or two of interviews, you’ll be invited for an on-campus interview. Most on-campus interviews include a job talk. To be successful in your job talk, preparation is key.

You’ve received a job offer from an academic institution—well done! The final step in securing an academic position, like any job, is negotiating the terms of your contract.

You may be reading this on your first day of graduate school, but it’s never too early to think about your entry into the job market—whether you plan on taking an academic route or applying to jobs in the non-profit, government, or business sector

Advice From the Fellowship Committee and Graduate Student Association

It's that time of year again! Many of you are planning for an academic job search, writing cover letters, updating your CV, and preparing for the campus interview.

Searching for an academic position takes work. In fact, you might consider it a “job” without the fringe benefits. To a certain degree, your field of study and the type of position you’re searching for will determine when you start the process.

Houston, we have a fellowship – and a grant – and a full-time faculty position. And Interfolio is one way for you to apply to all of them.

Courtesy of Julie Miller Vick and Mary Morris Heiberger, U. Penn.
Authors of The Academic Job Search Handbook