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The Complete Idiot's Guide® To The Perfect Resume by Susan Ireland

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When You Really Area Brain Surgeon: The Curriculum Vitae

Curricula vitae (vita or CV for short) have been called the brainy resumes because they’re used by scholars, scientists, and, yes, brain surgeons. But you don’t have to have a degree in brain surgery to write one. In fact, now that you understand the principles behind good resume writing, you’re almost ready to write your own curriculum vitae.
 
When seeking a faculty, research, or leadership position at an academic or scientific organization, you need a curriculum vitae. If you think a curriculum vitae sounds like a formal document, you can relax; there’s no need to put on your evening gown or tuxedo to write your CV! Writing one will be a casual event for you because you’ve already ...

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