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It is important to provide the dissertation title and a brief description of the PhD, including all relevant information, like research and data analysis methods.

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Any relevant modules that can add value to the breadth of knowledge attained during the PhD should be mentioned.

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Your personal arguments and contributions should be emphasised in an academic CV.

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The ‘Publications’ section is arguably the second most important section of an Academic CV (especially when applying for post-doctoral research). Be specific about all the relevant information, including date, journal/volume, publisher, etc.

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You are advised to include details of presentations at Conferences. Make sure to mention all relevant information, including title of paper, institution/conference, dates.

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For purely research academic jobs, after the research section (ideally PhD and publications) your relevant teaching experience must be presented in detail.

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It is beneficial to highlight the range of students and tutees, especially if they include Undergraduate, Postgraduate, International and Mature students.

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It is important to use key words and phrases like ‘interests of research students’.9

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Notice how relevant teaching experience is given priority within the role description.

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Any relevant academic awards and memberships should be included in an academic CV.