An academic cover letter should not be more than two pages. Remember that the selection panel might have several hundred applications to look through. You want your letter to have immediate impact and therefore it is best to keep it specific, clear and concise.
A cover letter introduces you to an employer and asks them to think about your application. It’s a short letter - 3 to 5 paragraphs - that you should send with your CV or application form. Write it.
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In your covering letter, you should argue your case as to why your experience so far makes you a great candidate for that particualr job at that particular university. Here are some tips on what to include in your academic covering letter: Open by explaining what you are applying for and where you say it advertised.Read More
A covering letter (also referred to as a 'cover letter') is generally submitted alongside your C.V., when applying to advertised work experience or employment vacancies. It is also used when enquiring about potential opportunities; see our guidance on 'speculative applications' to learn more about this type of approach. A covering letter typically addresses the following key areas.Read More
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Covering letters. Recruiters are busy people. When faced with dozens, if not hundreds of CVs, they look for information which will help them to quickly identify the candidates which match their criteria.This is the purpose of your covering letter, to grab the attention of the recruiter and make them interested in finding out more about you by reading your CV.Read More