Academic Curriculum Vitae Example

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A curriculum vitae written for academia should highlight research and teaching experience, publications, grants and fellowships, professional associations and licenses, awards and any other details in your experience that make you the best candidate for the position.

It's important to take it a step further and tailor your curriculum vitae so it stands out from the crowd and so the content reflects your audience - the organization that you want to work for.

The following curriculum vitae format will give you an example of what to include in your academic CV and shows the appropriate format for a curriculum vitae. Also see below for an example of a curriculum vitae written for academia.

Academic Curriculum Vitae Format

CONTACT INFORMATION
Name
Address
City, State, Zip
Telephone
Cell Phone
Email

SUMMARY STATEMENT (Optional)
Include a brief list of the highlights of your candidacy.

EDUCATION
List your academic background, including undergraduate and graduate institutions attended.

Graduate Institution, City, State
Degree, Major
Date of Graduation
Dissertation

Graduate Institution, City, State
Degree, Major
Date of Graduation
Thesis

Undergraduate Institution, City, State
Degree, Major
Date of Graduation

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY
List in chronological order, include position details and dates.

POSTDOCTORAL TRAINING
List your postdoctoral experiences, if applicable.

FELLOWSHIPS
List internships and fellowships, including organization, title and dates.

LICENSES / CERTIFICATION
List type of license, certification or accreditation and date received.

PUBLICATIONS / BOOKS

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

SKILLS / INTERESTS

Academic Curriculum Vitae Example

John Smith 
Street, City, State, Zip
Phone: 555-555-5555

Cell: 555-666-6666
email@email.com

Education:

Ph.D., Psychology, University of Minnesota, 20XX
Concentrations: Psychology, Community Psychology
Dissertation: A Study of Learning Disabled Children in a Low Income Community

M.A., Psychology, University at Albany, 20XX
Concentrations: Psychology, Special Education
Thesis: Communication Skills of Learning Disabled Children 

B.A, Psychology, California State University, Long Beach, CA, 20XX

Experience:

Instructor, 20XX – 20XX
University of Minnesota
Course: Psychology in the Classroom

Teaching Assistant, 20XX – 20XX
University at Albany
Courses: Special Education, Learning Disabilities, Introduction to Psychology

Research Skills:

  • Extensive knowledge of SPSSX and SAS statistical programs.

Presentations:

  • Smith John (20XX). “The Behavior of Learning Disabled Adolescents in the Classroom.” Paper presented at the Psychology Conference at the University of Minnesota.

Publications:

  • Smith, John (20XX). “The Behavior of Learning Disabled Adolescents in the Classroom. Journal of Educational Psychology, volume 81, 120-125.

Grants and Fellowships:

  • RDB Grant (University of Minnesota Research Grant, 20XX)
  • Workshop Grant (for ASPA meeting in New York, 20XX)

Awards and Honors:

  • Treldar Scholar, 20XX
  • Teaching Fellow of the Year, 20XX
  • Academic Excellent Award, 20XX

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Microsoft Office, Internet
  • Programming ability in C++ and PHP
  • Fluent in German, French and Spanish

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