Nanyang Technological University Interview Questions

Updated Aug 4, 2014
Updated Aug 4, 2014
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    Ra Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral - interviewed at Nanyang Technological University in September 2010.

    Interview Details

    Supervisor interview with peer review.
    Interviewers will often take the time to guide you through the programmer's expectations and address your queries, so use these opportunities well.
    On the day of the interview, show up punctually looking smartly dressed, unless you want to give the impression that the interview is just a means to an end for you to land a spot in university.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    N.A.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  2.  

    Project Officier Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Very general questions in the interview, introduction to yourself, the project you have done, why you are interested in this position, show some understanding of the project. It is very simple interview, and going on very nicely. quite a good experience

    Accepted Offer
  3.  

    Research Fellow Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4 months - interviewed at Nanyang Technological University.

    Interview Details

    Phone Interview and questions were related to research work. Expectations for the project was discussed. In general, the interview was fine but only because my area of expertise matched with the project.
    Took almost 4 months from the interview date till receiving the official offer.

    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation. It is better to discuss with the hiring person first rather than wait for the offer. NTU has a strict guideline for research staff salary.
    Accepted Offer
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    Research Associate Interview

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    There was no interview. Just contact a Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor and check the position opening in advance of application. In the application form, you need to provide three referees.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
  6.  

    Assistant Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person - interviewed at Nanyang Technological University.

    Interview Details

    Waited for more than 1 week after immediate offer during interview, and asked to assume duty the next day. No chance to negotiate salary.

    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  7.  

    Research Fellow Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Singapore (Singapore)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Singapore (Singapore)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Nanyang Technological University.

    Interview Details

    For research positions, they are on project to project basis. The discretion is given to the PI (Principle Investigators) to hire based on their projected budget. Your salary is pretty much fixed within a range unless you have exceptional skills that is required by the project.

    Interviews for the RF position is often more of understanding how you can fit with the project and the ability to carry out the research independently and manage the project for the PIs. You are required to have a lot of discipline and ability to carry out work without much supervision. And that is the key to getting hired in any research

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    There wasn't much to negotiate as your salary is limited by how much budget the research project has
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
  8.  

    Lecturer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Singapore (Singapore)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Singapore (Singapore)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 months - interviewed at Nanyang Technological University in April 2010.

    Interview Details

    normal interview

    Reasons for Declining

    not interested anymore

    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  9.  

    Project Officer Interview

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral - interviewed at Nanyang Technological University.

    Interview Details

    Strong programming and research skill, KPI includes publication (1 journal and 1 conference per annual) as well as helping to build software system performing various machine learning and data analytics task

    Interview Questions
    • How to: Handling difficult people as well as explain technically difficult concept to people with little background, perform many tasks at one time with deadlines   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
  10.  

    Research Fellow Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Singapore (Singapore)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Singapore (Singapore)
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 3 months - interviewed at Nanyang Technological University in January 2014.

    Interview Details

    The initial communication is well and quite easy.
    There is only on interviewer, which is the supervisor and Professor in NTU.
    The questions are quite relative to the requirements in website.
    English is easy to understand.
    The following steps are medical examination, register in NUT human resource, working in lab.

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Postdoctoral Fellow Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Singapore (Singapore)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Singapore (Singapore)
    Application Details

    I applied online - interviewed at Nanyang Technological University in May 2012.

    Interview Details

    The interview was relatively painless. I was living abroad at the time, so it was conducted via Skype. I was interviewed by three faculty members, who gave the interview an informal relaxed feeling, just trying to get a sense of my experience, research interests, and motivations for wanting to be a postdoctoral fellow at NTU.

    Interview Questions
    • The research I proposed in my application was very much qualitative research, but I was asked in the interview to provide a way that I could provide a quantitative dimension to it, which was something that I, being a very qualitative researcher, had never considered.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    There was no negotiation for a postdoc offer.
    I was simply given the terms (salary, relocation, & research/conference travel allowance) and asked to either accept or decline.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

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