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Example of a Curriculum Vitae

 

Jane Smith
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Education:

2012:   D Sc. Microbiology, University of Newcastle, Australian.
 

Thesis: Plasminogen Activation by Mycoplasma fermentans

 

2009:   Ph.D. Microbiology, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa.

 

Thesis: Bioremediation of Subsurface Sediments and Groundwater Contaminated with selenium

 

2002:   M.Sc. University of Potchefstroom for Christian Higher Education, South Africa.

 

Dissertation: Study of physical composition and bacteriological analysis of solid waste of Potchefstroom.


2000:   B.Sc. (Honours). University of Transkei, South Africa.

 

1997:   B.Sc. Rhodes University, South Africa.

 

Experience:

2010 – 2012:  

 

Instructor,
University of Newcastle

Course: Microbiology 101

2002 – 2009:

 

Postgraduate Assistant,
University of Stellenbosch
Courses: Laboratory Assistant.

 

Research Skills:

Extensive knowledge of SPSSX and SAS statistical programmes.

Presentations:

Smith Jane (2006). The physical composition and bacteriological analysis of solid waste of Potchefstroom. Paper presented at the International Microbiological Conference in Hamburg, Germany.

 

Publications:

Smith, Jane (2005). Bioremediation of Subsurface Sediments. Nature, 135 – 140.

 

Grants and Fellowships:

 

  • RDB Grant (University of Minnesota Research Grant, 2005), $2000
  • Workshop Grant (for ASMB meeting in New York, 2004), $1500

 

Awards and Honours:

 

  • U.S. Rector’s Medal, 2005
  • U.S. Academic Excellence Award, 2003

 

Skills and Qualifications:

 

  • Microsoft Office, Internet
  • Programming ability in C++ and PHP
  • Fluent in Afrikaans, English and Hindustani.

 

References:

Excellent references available upon request.