Example of Biographical Sketch outline for NSF

Biographical Sketch format for NSF – 2 pg limit.
Contact info
Professional Preparation (List undergrad & grad educ & postdoc training, start w/ earliest)
Undergrad Institution
B.S., Year
Grad Institution
M.S., Year
Grad Institution
Ph.D., Year
Postdoctoral Institutions
Appointments (List academic & professional appts, starting with most recent)
2000- Exulted and Grand Leader of the Universe, Some University
1998- Executive Associate Dean of College of Science, Some University
1990-1997 Head of Statistics, Some University
1989-90 Visiting Professor, Statistics, Some University
1988-Professor, Statistics, Some University
1983-88 Associate Professor, Statistics, Some University
1978-83 Assistant Professor, Statistics, Some University
(Publications: Adhere to pub limits. For unpublished manuscripts, list only those submitted or accepted for
publication and likely date. Patents, copyrights & S/W systems may be substituted for pubs. Publications
resulting from prior NSF funding must be marked with a *)
Five most closely related to proposal project
Five other significant publications
Synergistic Activities (List up to 5 examples demonstrating broader impact of your professional & scholarly
activities focusing on integration, transfer and creation of knowledge)
Produced book and software introducing concept visualization laboratories into large (3000 students per year)
elementary statistics courses at Some University
American Co-editor of Journal name 1998-2002
Associate Editor of Journal Name 1991-1995
Host and organizer of 1992 Symposium of Title
Collaborators (List all persons alphabetically who are current or past collaborators on a project, book, article,
rpt, abstract or paper for past 48 mos. Icl those who currently or in prior 24 mos. co-edited a journal,
compendium or conference proceedings. Incl current org affiliation for each. Indicate if no collaborators to
Graduate and Postdoctoral Advisors (List your own grad advisor(s), principal postdoc sponsor(s) & their
current org affiliation)
Thesis Advisor and Postgraduate-Scholar Sponsor
(List all persons & their org affiliations you have advised or in the last 5 yrs, sponsored. State the total # of
graduate stdts advised & postdoc scholors sponsored.)
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