Academic Job Cover Letter

By | August 6, 2012

To,

_________________________ [full name of the addressed]

_________________________ [job title of addressed]

_________________________ [name of the academic institution]

_________________________ [full correspondence address]

_________________________ [contact no.]

Date: – __________ / _____ / _____ [format: month / date / year]

Subject: Cover letter for the academic job position

Dear ______________________ [last name of addressed with appropriate salutation and title]


My name is ______________ [full name] and I am writing this letter to apply for the job position of a __________________ [mention the job position] at this reputed institution. I would like to be considered for this position at ______________________ [name of the academic institution].

My qualifications include a _____________ [level of studies] degree in ___________________ [mention the field or subject of studies] from _____________________ [name of the institution or university]. I have also completed ___________ [level of studies] in ___________________ [mention the field or subject of studies] from _____________________ [name of the institution or university].

I have worked as a _________________ [mention previous job title] at _______________ [name of the previous employer] from _______________ to _____________ [mention the dates as per working span]. Enclosed with this letter is a copy of my resume for better assessment of my eligibility.

I am very interested in being associated with the institution, hoping to hear from you soon.

With regards

_________________________ [signature]

_________________________ [full name]

_________________________ [full correspondence address]

_________________________ [contact no.]

­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­_________________________ [email address]


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