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Academic curriculum vitae

An academic curriculum vitae (CV) plays an essential role when applying for a higher degree and later to secure clinical lectureship posts and other permanent academic positions. A potential supervisor will certainly ask for your CV to ascertain your past achievements before considering you for a project. You will need to attach your CV to a grant or fellowship application form for funding or when seeking an already funded research post. Th erefore your CV is your fi rst opportunity to promote and sell yourself. It must demonstrate your past experience, present academic achievements and more importantly your academic potential.