I applied online and the process took 4 weeks - interviewed at La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology in December 2010.
Interview Details – I have to mention that it's a highly lab-to-lab dependent process so my experience can't speak for others. Mine is pretty pleasant and it took about less than four weeks from application to getting the offer.
Interview Question – Mostly just scientific questions and not really unexpected. Answer Question
Negotiation Details – Not much to negotiate as the package for postdoc is pretty fixed.
I applied online and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology in July 2009.
Interview Details – For a Research Technician I position right out of college after a Masters degree:
1.) Would be contacted by a HR person once your application has be screened and selected for an interview
2.) confirmation of an interview date
3.) Meet with the prospective direct supervisors
4.) Very informal interview which requires you to explain your previous scientific work/projects and technical expertise that you have acquired so far
5.) At the second interview you are required to meet with everyone from lab and then they make a decision.
6.) The interview process various widely between different labs
Interview Question – The questions were more general about previous work experience and future plans. Answer Question
Negotiation Details – The tricky part is when you negotiate the salary. People often tend to low ball themselves thinking it is safer. But it ends up slowing down your growth and salary increases. So do a lot of research on salaries before you negotiate.
I applied online and the process took 2 days - interviewed at La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology in March 2010.
Interview Details – Generally, it's more about science and there is not too much can be said here. You have to be well prepared in your slides and tend to ask challenging questions.
Negotiation Details – Good
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