Your academic CV will be the main document that he supervisor will have to get to know what you have been doing. It is therefore essential that you are very strategic in the information that you will included, mainly make sure that you mention the most research oriented activities that you did.

In general your CV should have:

  • Demographic information (name, country, email and phone)
  • Academic info
    • Degrees obtained/in-progress (institution, supervisor, thesis title, GPA).
    • Awards or honors or grants.
  • Research
    • Research project experience (where you can outline work that you have done in a research lab).
    • Presentations and seminars (especially if you have been to any conferences or workshops).
    • International network to show that you have international collaborators).
  • Publications
  • Professional Experience
    • Teaching and supervisory experience.
    • Academia-relevant jobs (e.g., research assistantships, teaching assistantships, tenure-track appointments).
  • Languages skills
  • References (ideally from previous professors/supervisors).

The information should be organized in chronological order from the most recent to the oldest.

For more information on how to apply see the Steps to Apply section.