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This interactive plenary session focuses on how to draft a resume (CV) for an academic application that provides sufficient  information to give a clear insight into your profile. A good academic CV showcases your skills and your academic and professional achievements concisely and effectively, while trying to maintain a balance in the amount of information.

Through discussion, shared experience and a few authentic examples, Tom De Moor can respond to frequently raised questions, debunk certain myths and provide tips & tricks in terms of content, structure and style.

Guest speaker:  Tom De Moor has been working for the University Language Centre (UCT) of Ghent University since 2008, where he currently coordinates and teaches Academic and Professional Language Education. He specializes in academic English for doctoral and professorial staff, with a specific focus on application skills. He has developed and teaches the Doctoral Schools module “Applying for a post-PhD Job” and is involved in coaching for various types of grants, such as FWO, ERC and FKM. (*)

 

Venue: building K3 at campus UZ Gent [entrance 42] or MS Teams (the exact location or the link to participate in the online event will be sent to you a few days before the meeting)

A sandwich lunch is kindly offered to you when following the seminar on campus

Sign up: https://webappsx.ugent.be/eventManager/events/GrantWritingCVExtra

 

2h workshop (14:00 – 16:00) will be organized afterwards on how to write your motivation letter for a grant application

A motivation letter is a personal document detailing your professional skills and reasons for applying for a grant. In contrast to a cover letter for paid job applications, a motivation letter focuses more on your personal story and details your interests, personality and motives for applying for a grant. Following these tips can help make your motivation letters stand out and convince decision-makers to consider your application further.

This workshop discusses authentic examples to spark an awareness of the proper style and structure of such a section. This workshop aims to help you make your motivation letter stand out and convince decision-makers to consider your application further.

 

Guest speaker: Tom De Moor

Venue: Building K3 at campus UZ Gent [entrance 42] (the exact location will be sent to you a few days before the meeting)

Sign up: https://webappsx.ugent.be/eventManager/events/GrantWritingWorkshopEXTRA (places are limited!)