Applying for a Job: Preparing a Job Application

Preparing your job application is vital to a successful job search that leads to a position in academia or pharmaceutical companies. Below is a collection of links that will help you prepare your job application package for a variety of purposes.

Preparing your application package

What is a Curriculum Vitae?
http://gradschool.about.com/od/curriculumvita/g/cvdef.htm

Preparing your CV
http://jobsearch.about.com/cs/curriculumvitae/a/curriculumvitae.htm

Writing a CV
http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resources/641/01 

Tips for preparing a CV
http://www.free-resume-tips.com/resumetips/curriclm.html 

Resume vs. CV
http://www.cvtips.com/resumes-and-cvs 

NIH Biosketch Sample
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/funding/phs398/biosketchsample.pdf 

Curriculum Vitae samples
http://jobsearch.about.com/od/cvsamples/Sample_Curriculum_Vitae.htm

Cover Letters
http://studentaffairs.stanford.edu/cdc/resumes/cover-ltr 

Writing Statement of Research
http://cll.stanford.edu/~willb/research_statement.php

Writing Statement of Teaching Philosophy
http://gradschool.about.com/cs/teaching/a/teachphil.htm

Preparing for Job Interview

FAQs during job interview for an academic job 
http://businessmajors.about.com/od/jobsearch/a/interviewquest.htm 

Job negotiations  
http://studentaffairs.stanford.edu/cdc/evaluating