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Physicist CV Template + Tips and Download

author Sobhan Mohmand, Career Expert         date 24 Apr 2021



Tip: Use the Physicist CV Template below as an example to help you write your own personal and fully-tailored CV.

Colin Hunter

45 Orchard Road
SX41 3XH
Mob: 079 6784 6722       Email: [email protected]

Personal profile statement

I am a driven and dedicated Physicist with more than two years of progressive experience in the science and experimental field. I specialise in medical, radiation and nuclear physics, and data analysis. I address challenges by observation and assessing, then designing a solution, then evaluating before tackling the challenge itself. I have also developed a strong personal motivation to be able to work independently to achieve tasks as a result of actively designing experiments over a period of time. I am currently looking for a challenging role within the science sector, and I am able and willing to relocate to anywhere within the UK.


  • First class honours degree in BSc Physics
  • Research Assistant of the Month, 2015
  • President of Physics Society at the University of York, 2014


2012 – 2015BSc PhysicsUniversity of York Grade achieved: 1:1

Relevant Modules:

  • Experimental Laboratory for Astrophysics
  • Fabric of Physics
  • Mathematical Modelling
  • Laboratory for Theoretical Physics

2010 – 2012
Results: Physics: A Chemistry: A Further Mathematics: B
A LevelsHall Cross Sixth Form

Work experience

Apr 2015 – PresentPhysicist         University of Manchester

Main duties performed:

  • Developing ideas with the use of specialist equipment, including computer programming and mathematical modelling
  • Designing and carrying out controlled experiments to test theories
  • Producing clear and concise reports which highlight the connection between experiments and theories
  • Working with a variety of people on a number of different projects, including weather forecasting and satellite technology development
  • Constructing highly sophisticated computational multiphysics models
  • Producing models in 2D and 3D using simulation software
  • Carrying out research in electronic properties of surfaces including metals, semiconductors and thin films
  • Modelling multiphase flows such as the transport of solid and liquid particles through gas
  • Producing academic literature to be published or broadcast
  • Working closely with a broad range of people, including senior management, consultants, engineering and scientific professionals
  • Assisting the senior scientists with their experiments and research papers
  • Giving talks and presentations in schools, colleges and universities
  • Participating in multidisciplinary team meetings to discuss projects

Jul 2014 – Mar 2015Research Assistant           University of Manchester

Main duties performed:

  • Supporting lecturers and members of staff with a variety of research projects
  • Offering advice with regards to experiment development
  • Completing research applications for external and internal support
  • Helping to carry out controlled experiments
  • Collecting data and ensuring its stored correctly
  • Carrying out general admin work, including filing and photocopying


  • Member of Institute of Physics
  • Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work – QCF
  • Level 2 ECDL – BSC


  • Broad understanding of fundamental theoretical physics, geoscientific theories and geophysical exploration & modelling techniques
  • Experienced in the use of statistical software packages such as MiniTab, Origin & Sigmaplot
  • Teamwork developed through group projects and technical laboratory assessments
  • Effectively interacting and collaborating with engineers in industry and scientific laboratories
  • Competent and experienced with Microsoft Office suite


Mr Paul Jenson
Senior Scientist, University of Manchester
Address: 4 Norfolk Rd, Kent, KL8 2DX
Tel: 0773 5462 9066
Email: [email protected]
Mrs Michelle Lewis
Academic Researcher, University of York
Address: 25 Farley Rd, Dorset, DX9 2FL
Tel: 0530 4563 7866
Email: [email protected]

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  • CV Length: Being an educated, high-skilled Physicist you could be tempted to list all your past projects, studies and experiments on your CV and make it five pages long! However, it is not recommended to increase the length of your CV beyond the two or three A4 pages. Instead, follow these guidelines to cut down the length of your CV; remove irrelevant jobs, qualifications and skills, use short sentences and bullet points instead of paragraphs and cut down on less-essential sections of your CV, including Personal Profile and Hobbies.

Good Luck!

Written by Sobhan Mohmand
Sobhan is a qualified Careers Advisor and Professional CV Writer with over 10 years of experience in helping job seekers get a job. He is a Member of the Careers Development Institute (CDI) and is listed on the official UK Register of Career Development Professionals. He holds a Level 6 Diploma in Career Guidance and Development (QCF).


    £24.000 – £44.000
    Degree and Work Experience
    37+ hours per week


  • Scientific Method
    Possessing strong knowledge of science and the scientific methods
  • Investigation
    Ability to research and examine a matter in a focused manner
  • Time Management
    Allocating one’s own time in a systematic manner to complete work efficiently
  • Problem-solving
    Coming up with effective solutions to critical problems
  • Creativity
    Ability to “think outside the box” and having a fresh perspective to challenge conventional practices
  • Analytical Skills
    Making sense of complex issues and proposing meaningful solutions

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