[CV workshop] - Creating an impressive academic CV


2021年12月2日 (木) 15:15 16:45


Seminar Room Lab4, L4E01


Did you know there is a high chance that your current CV doesn’t communicate the value you could bring to your future position, grant, or research project? Believe it or not, it is even possible that your application documents might make potential hiring managers tired, overwhelmed, and annoyed. So what can you do about it? Do what any scientist would - learn to optimize your academic CV by attending the " Creating an impressive academic CV" workshop where you will discover strategies to design a more focused, relatable, and readable CV.

Learning objectives: 

By the end of the workshop, the participants will be able to:

  • Understand the best practices of an academic CV writing
  • Optimize your current CV to clearly convey your skills, value, and interests
  • Utilize peer and facilitator's feedback to improve your CV content and format

Facilitator's bio:

Dr. Irina Filonova is the founder of "the phd whisperer", evidence-based coaching and training company for PhDs within and outside academia. As a coach, Irina helps PhDs to create professional lives in alignment with their values, skills, and interests. Her daily interactions are never boring as she gets to work with an incredibly diverse international population and faces the peculiar challenges of cross-cultural communication. Previously, Irina worked as an academic developer at Faculty Affairs Office, OIST, Japan. While at OIST, Irina helped STEM researchers from over 40 countries to find academic and non-academic jobs across the globe. 

Dr. Filonova has a non-conventional professional background. Born in Russian, she studied literature and linguistic until she moved to the US in search of her true self. While the search wasn’t initially fruitful, it brought her to Florida where she decided to pick up her education and completed a B.S. in Biology and a Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences (Neuroscience) from the Medical School, University of South Florida. After a 3-year postdoc at UT Southwestern, Dallas, Texas, she moved to OIST where she spent 4 years creating professional and career development programs and career coaching PhDs.  Currently, Irina enjoys running her own business and blogging about a variety of topics. Linkedin profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/irinafilonova/

What to bring: 

• Please bring 1 printed copy of your CV.


*The signup link will be opened by November 30th 17:00 -> the link was closed

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