An Academic Career

Content of your academic CV

What to include in an academic CV

All academic CVs are built around the three pillars of research, teaching and administration plus some additional possible sub-groupings.

Consider the suggested subsections listed. While this list is not exhaustive or prescriptive, and you may not have something to include under all these headings, they should provide a useful guideline. Think about how the evidence you'll include under each heading can both maximise your achievements and meet the employer's agenda.

What not to include in an academic CV

Unlike CVs for other jobs, academic CVs typically do not include a section on extracurricular activities, personal interests or hobbies. Academic CVs are strictly for professional information.