Preparing your CV
Updated: Nov 12, 2020
CV is the abbreviation for the Latin phrase curriculum vitae, which means “course of life”) is the document you use as an academic to highlight your professional and academic experience, education, and history. CVs typically include information like previously heard academic positions, publications achievements and awards, fellowship or grants you’ve received, classes you have taught, and conference presentations. You may be asked to submit a CV when applying for jobs in academia.
See the examples below for help in preparing your CV.
Most CVs include the following information:
Grants and fellowships
Awards and honors
Licenses and certificates
Jimmy Butts CV (Assistant Professor, English, Louisiana State University)
Bryan McCann CV (Associate Professor, Communication Studies, Louisiana State University)