Sample Academic Writer Resume

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Barbara Parker
460 Duck Creek Road
San Francisco, CA 94108

Job Objective Seeking an Academic Writer position utilizing my skills and knowledge.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Extensive experience of writing technical and non-technical academic papers and articles for educational institutions
  • Sound knowledge of common referencing styles such as APA and MLA
  • Commendable knowledge of various online search engines and libraries
  • Proficient in using MS Word, MS Excel, and Adobe Acrobat
  • Ability to collaborate with assigned teams on multiple projects, in a positive manner
  • Ability to produce documents without any grammatical errors

Professional Experience:

Academic Writer
University of Arizona – Tucson, AZ
August 2012 – Present


  • Browsed various books and internet sites and researched on assigned topics.
  • Composed and delivered academic articles, research papers, reviews, and guides.
  • Proofread, edited, and corrected all given reports, properly and efficiently.
  • Created and submitted documents for formatting to design team and publishers.
  • Prepared internship contracts and assisted with placement of all interns, as required.
  • Validated eligibility of students for special programs and monitored the academic progress of selected students.

Academic Writer
University of Southern California – Los Angeles, CA
May 2009 – July 2012


  • Conducted online research on specific topics and developed story concept.
  • Planned and composedcreative and appealing academic content for organizational websites.
  • Authored and provided educational essays, academic papers, research projects, and assignments.
  • Drafted and submitted all manuscripts for various research journals, as requested.
  • Checked and revisedcontent to meet requirements of institutions and clients.
  • Prepared and presented style guides and other documents, as needed.


Master’s Degree in Academic Writing Theory and Practice
Del Mar College, Corpus Christi, TX

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