What to include in your cover letter
When you select a faculty member to approach about a potential position as a postdoctoral scientist, make sure the following information is in your cover letter, and include your CV as an attachment or enclosure:
- The month and year you are available for the Postdoc position.
- The research area and type of project you would like to pursue. Include a brief description of research success in this area/project.
- Your current mentor's name and contact information.