Zen Faulkes at NeuroDojo offers tips for applicants to strengthen their CVs from the search committee's perspective. Since "one of the first things people are going to do is count your publications," Faulkes advises that applicants display them prominently, rather than "five pages back." While listing manuscripts "in preparation" is generally acceptable, he says that doing so can sometimes seem deceiving.

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