A curriculum vitae (CV) is a type of resume used to apply for faculty or research positions at a college or university. A CV includes all of your related experiences and therefore is often longer than a resume. CV categories relate to positions in academic settings. Common sections include:
Include all educational degrees received starting with the most recent. Include the degree, program name, institution, and date of degree. Your dissertation or thesis title and advisor name for each program may also be included for PhD and masters work.
Ph.D. Conservation Biology, July 2015
B.S. Wildlife and Conservation Biology, May 2009
Teaching Experience/Research Experience
A CV often includes a category to highlight your teaching experience and a section to outline your research background. Include your job title, dates of employment, department or class title and University name. Also include one or two bullet statements that explain your role in the course or outline your research accomplishments.
Co-Instructor, Conservation and Management of Natural Resources
Other Common Sections
The rest of your curriculum vitae content will depend upon your experience. Other common sections include:
Note: The term CV is also the word used in many foreign countries to describe a resume. If you are applying to jobs in other countries, stop by the career center for guidance.