Lead Author Resume

A lead author resume serves as a platform where you can exhibit the wordsmith in you. Draft a resume that creates a magical impression on the reader (employer). In this pursuit, you need to follow certain principles. Without a reasonable doubt, your selection for the job interview is totally dependent on your resume. Therefore, it is of prime importance that you acquire resume writing skills.

As a lead author, you are required to manage a team of authors working for technical documentation, publishing, website content development, scientific research journals, etc. You have to guide the team and assign specific tasks according to individual competency and project requirements. You have to ensure that the text is in an identical format, and is grammatically and factually correct.

It would not be feasible to follow a trial and error method to draft a resume. You cannot take chances with the limited opportunities the industry has to offer. It would be easier to draft your resume if you look at it the way an employer would do. Drafting a resume will become an easy task if you incorporate three factors in your process - clarity, preciseness, and simplicity. It will help you to create a perfect resume that serves as an effective tool of communicating with the employer.

Read the sample resume to understand how a resume should be drafted to gain maximum advantage.

Sample Resume

Alex J. Stewart
3419 Moses Avenue
San Diego, California 52480

Career Objective

I am looking forward for the position of lead author in an organization where my experience and knowledge are valued and utilized for mutual growth and benefit

Summary of Skills

Details of Work Experience

Lead Author at Purple Turtle Publication, San Diego
Employed since June 2006

Job Duties

Projects I have been a part of include:

  1. LSD and more: A scientific journal that provides information on how LSD can be mixed with other drugs for treatment of patients suffering from dementia, schizophrenia, and other diseases that affect functioning of the brain.

  2. Forensic Evidence: A journal aimed to provide information to the legal enforcement agencies regarding use of advanced chemicals and processes to collect evidences from crime scenes.

  3. Protein Files: A scientific journal that addresses the challenges faced in cultivation of crops with artificial protein and fiber.

Lead Author at Sigma Publications, San Diego
Employed from September 2001 to May 2006

Job Duties

Projects I have been a part of include

  1. Fencing the Environment: A journal aimed to create awareness and also help people learn about the little contributions they can make for protecting the environment from further depletion.

  2. Will it Sustain?: A journal that highlights the short term and long term consequences of sustainable development.

Educational Qualifications and Certifications

Master's Degree in Science, 2001
California University of Science

Bachelor's Degree in Science, 1997
California University of Science


Will be provided on request

Draft your lead author resume in accordance with the format and writing style adapted in the sample resume.

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