Research Focus

January 1, 2006

Clifford Harkins
9773 Larkin Ave.
Suite 160
Glendale, AZ 85308

Dear Mr. Harkins:

It is with great interest that I am forwarding my resume for consideration as __________(TITLE) within your organization. With considerable strengths in __________(ACTIVITY), particularly in the use of __________(ITEM), combined with finely honed interpersonal and communication skills, I am confident that my qualifications and experience will be of great benefit to your organization. Please consider the following in addition to my resume:

¤ Excellent analytical and report writing skills, with several publications in top international scientific journals. PhD thesis research accepted for publication in the journal __________(PUBLICATION) in __________(DATE) and was presented at __________(INSTITUTION) and several scientific conferences.
¤ Extensive experience in conducting analysis and interpreting data.
¤ Strong understanding of __________(FIELD), contributing to scientific research and to the development of risk assessment methods for __________(ITEM).
¤ Proven leadership, team management and organizational skills. Successfully completed military officer academy training and served as a __________(TITLE) in a __________(DEPARTMENT) unit and subsequently moved to a __________(TITLE) position.
¤ Extremely self-motivated with the initiative to achieve results, working effectively in diverse independent or team environments in order to meet company objectives.
¤ Advanced computer skills in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint and numerous other packages.

Throughout my professional and academic careers, I have consistently driven myself to meet challenges and achieve goals. As a highly motivated, results-driven individual, I offer your organization decisive leadership, dedication, and a commitment to excellence. Any task or project I undertake is consistently completed to the best of my ability. With focus, drive, determination, and acute attention to detail, I am confident in my ability to make a strong positive contribution to your organization.

Thank you for your time and consideration of my application. I look forward to discussing in detail with you the ways in which I can bring significant value to your organization, and I invite you to contact me, at your convenience, at __________(PHONE/E-MAIL).


Drew Sterling