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"Curriculum Vitae" by the Italian voice
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.
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Ace the Academic Job Talk

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.

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Negotiating Academic Job Offers

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.

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Preparing for the Job Market

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

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What Makes a Competitive Fellowship Application?

Advice From the Fellowship Committee and Graduate Student Association
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The Academic Job Interview: Questions to Help you Prepare

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.

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Academic Job Postings

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.

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Mission Control: Launching Your Career

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.

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It's Never Too Late to Start

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

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The Academic Job Talk

The "job talk" is perhaps the single most important thing you’ll do during an academic interview. On the basis of your presentation, you’ll be evaluated as a scholar, teacher and potential colleague.

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