Sample Job & Professional Materials Here are examples of the materials I used for different professional tasks; applying for jobs, pitching the book, etc. Hope they’re helpful. Research Statement from Tenure Review. Teaching and Service Statement from Tenure Review. Book Proposal for The Age of Analogy. Cover letter for my last job search. CV from last job search. Abstract from last job search. Sample fellowship proposal from 2009 (year I received a Mellon Postdoc at Penn).