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Pfizer Senior Scientist Interview Questions

Updated Dec 4, 2014
Updated Dec 4, 2014
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Senior Scientist Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Francisco, CA
Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Francisco, CA
Application Details

I applied through an employee referral. The process took 5 weeksinterviewed at Pfizer in November 2014.

Interview Details

Applied online, but contact to hiring manager through contacts got things rolling. Phone interview with hiring manager and members of the team. Invitation to an on-site interview two weeks later, consisting of a talk and meetings with groups one or two people throughout the entire day (14 meetings total!). Collection of internal and external references the next 2 weeks. Great: received detailed feedback to what the references said.

Interview Questions
  • Design an optimal therapy approach if you had unlimited resources.   Answer Question
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Average Interview

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Senior Scientist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Diego, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Diego, CA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 6 daysinterviewed at Pfizer in January 2011.

    Interview Details

    too long too tedious no appreciation and this website design is not friendly at all. waste of time to answer so many questions. average is good and no more questions if you knows well and the website is really offending to be asked for so many questiosn.

    Negotiation Details
    no negotiation
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  2. 4 people found this helpful  

    Senior Scientist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Diego, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Diego, CA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Pfizer in October 2010.

    Interview Details

    Submitted resume online and got email from HM two weeks later to make appointment for phone interview. One week after phone interview got invitation for onsite interview. Onsite was from 8am-4pm, including presentation and 1:1 meeting with 10 people in groups of 2 and 30min each group. All people are very friendly. Overall, a good interview experience. Received offer one month later.

    Advice: be well prepared for each step: phone interview, onsite presentation, and 1:1 interview.

    Interview Questions
    • Why do you want to move from academia to industry? (especially for people stay in academia for long time)   View Answer
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

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