The Institute of Cancer Research
The Institute of Cancer Research Interview Questions & Reviews
Getting an Interview
Highr Scientific Officer Interview (Neutral Experience)
Interviewed at The Institute of Cancer Research
Interview Details – Applied online, got telephone interview a week after application deadline, invited for interview immediately after the telephone interview - had 2 weeks to prepare for this. Interview took 2 hours, with 30 minutes of presenting my PhD work to 3 interviewees. Got offer via telephone a week after interview
Interview Question – Where would you like to be in 10 years' time? View Answer
Negotiation Details – No negotiations, offer of salary based on number of years of experience and fixed by HR. The offer was above natiional average and so i accepted it without qualms.
Postdoctoral Scientist Interview (Positive Experience)
I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at The Institute of Cancer Research.
Interview Details – Conducted by the P.I. of the lab that you apply to. I first had a phone interview and was invited to give presentation about my PhD research project to the P.I. and some members of the laboratory. I got introduced to everyone from the lab and was given a lab tour. The interview itself is quite informal.
Interview Question – Most questions were technical about my current work but I was asked what was my weakness. Answer Question