Address (home) Address (university)
Phone number (normally a landline) Phonenumber (normally a landline)
E-mail address (make sure this is still in use after PhD completion)
Include a briefsummary of your interests. Cover past, current and future research plans.Ideally, this should be targeted to the institution – consider whether they arelooking to broaden departmental research experience or build a specialistreputation.
A brief summary ofyour thesis, lasting one or two sentences.
Name of institution and dates.
Name of PhD supervisor.
Dates, name of institution, degree title and classification.
Brief details ofsubjects (optional).
A brief summary ofyour dissertation.
Dates, name ofschool.
Brief details ofA-levels/Higher.
Titles and dates.Try to include details of highly regarded events. Include and highlight presentationsdelivered or involvement in organizing conferences.
The format can be organizedin a variety of ways, for example, by research area – a useful way to highlightinterests and publications in major journals – or chronologically.
For details of allpublications, research and articles, normal bibliographic rules apply.
Publicationsinvolving collaboration with influential academics and/or published in majorpeer review journals are very useful to the application process. Distinguishbetween work published, submitted/accepted or under review.
It is useful toinclude responsibilities within the department for specific lecture courses,degree schemes or groups of students, and any involvement in admissions (forexample open days), producing university prospectuses, etc. Be specific aboutyour role in examining, tutorial work and exam invigilation, etc.
(Optional –relevant only to those seeking lecturing positions or applying to teaching-led institutions.)
It can be usefulto subdivide teaching into seminar and lecture experience and provide brief details.Other subheadings, such as tutorial and supervisory experience, can also beincluded.
Additional relevant (research) experience
Present relevantresearch projects, industrial experience or related practical experience
coherently formaximum impact (for example, workshop chair/plenary experience).
Dates, job title,name of organization.
Briefly describeduties, skills gained and, if appropriate, achievements (bullet points workwell). Information contained here could alternatively be covered in theadministrative section. Academics are normally more interested in your relevantacademic experience, as opposed to student jobs.
Details of body,dates and responsibilities.
A good indicatorof your potential. Keep relevant and current.
Normallycertificated skills, for example, IT competency, languages, etc.
(Optional – viewsdiffer. Some academic departments like to see it included, others have no preference.)
Provide the name,academic relationship and contact details of three referees. It is usual foryour dissertation or PhD supervisor to be included. Carefully consider theothers – can they comment on a particular aspect of your research interests oryour teaching experience (for example, PhD external examiner or a co-author)?It is often useful to have referees from different institutions. Keep yourreferees informed about what you are applying for and give them a copy of yourCV.