Writing a Research Statement

One of the steps to applying for academic jobs, which can be frustrating and tedious, is preparing a portfolio. This includes a research statement that outlines your plans as a generator of knowledge in the future during your academic career. If you have questions about how to write a research statement, we have already created a handy guide to help.

Additionally, there are many resources on the web that share great advice on how to complete this portion of your portfolio:

And remember, you can submit all your documents for prospective positions through Interfolio, a service for which the Graduate Center provides its PhD students. Learn more about Interfolio here.

– Jennifer S. Furlong

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