What to include in an academic Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Your academic CV helps your School and the Dean of the Graduate School determine your readiness to commence a PhD or MPhil at UQ. You must include an academic CV with your application for admission.
An academic CV should include information under the following headings:
- Personal details
Include your full name and contact details.
- Educational qualifications and professional affiliations
Include the full title of the qualification, the institution attended, and the year awarded.
- Employment history
In chronological order, starting with your current position and specifying dates of employment; include the title of each position, name of employer, main duties or accountabilities, and achievements that are relevant to your proposed field of research.
- Research publications
Include articles published or accepted for publication (with the three most significant marked with an asterisk). Please specify the publication details, your contribution as an author to multi-authored publications, plus the standing of the journal or conference.
- Description of most significant publications
Include a short description (maximum 200 words each) for each of the three asterisked publications, explaining their significance in the field and why they have made an important contribution.
- Research grants
Include only those awarded.
- Academic referees
Please include the name and contact details (address, telephone, fax and email) of two referees. If possible, please include a senior person (preferably your supervisor or the head of your organisational unit) closely associated with your current work.
If you are at an early stage of your career as a researcher and do not yet have any research publications and/or research grants, please include the heading and write "none to date".