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Postdoctoral Fellow Interview

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The interview process takes one day long and each candidate needs to give one hour presentation with questions and need to meet each individual principal investigators and several other postdoctoral fellows to be evaluated and also get an idea of what it is like to work here

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    Postdoctoral Fellow Interview

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    Accepted Offer
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    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at NIH (Baltimore, MD).

    Interview

    Typically you'll go through one or two days of interviews. You will probably have to give a presentation about your current research. The hiring process may take a little while if they are interviewing more than one candidate.

    Negotiation

    Since salaries and benefits are set by NIH guidelines there is not much room, if any, to negotiate.

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    Postdoctoral Fellow Interview

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    Accepted Offer
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    Application

    The process took a dayinterviewed at NIH (Bethesda, MD) in July 2012.

    Interview

    contacted the OI directly and interviewed directly with the PI and his lab members
    gave a 30-45 minute talk followed by questions and answers
    flew in in the morning, spend 4-5 hours at NIH and flew out in the evening

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    Negotiation

    there is no negotiating. starting salary for a 1st year postdoc is set

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    Postdoctoral Fellow Interview

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    Positive Experience
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    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
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    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at NIH in February 2010.

    Interview

    the principle investigator contacted me and invited me to have an on-site interview. I gave an oral presentation and met key persons one by one there. i had lunch with other fellows and had dinner with PIs.

    Interview Questions

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